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George Washington University

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GWU Alumni Salary over Time

GWU Salaries

$63,463Starting Salary
$157,30810 Year Salary

Said that GWU contributed

21.74%75-100% to their career success
30.43%50-75% to their career success
8.70%25-50% to their career success
39.13%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

6.52%Self Employed
15.22%Top-management
50.00%White-collar workers
2.17%Pink-collar workers
6.52%Blue-collar workers
0.00%Minimum wage employees
19.57%Unemployed.
67.39%Are satisfied with their current job.
67.39%Said things are generally going well.
56.52%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation5.9
Preparedness for Real world6.2
Most Frequently mentioned Alumni Jobs
Manager (11), Marketing (9), Assistant (7), Director (7), Engineer (6),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
44.4%
... If you play your cards right at the George Washington University you can gain valuable education, employment, and life experience that you can't...Read full comment
... This is certainly not the "real world" in any aspect ...Read full comment
... D, I quickly learned I would be "done" with my college career if I kept registering in classes like this ...Read full comment
... I think the students are too obsessed with careers and not learning ...Read full comment
... People here are not creative, they are generally trendy and uninteresting, they are also very career-minded rather than interested in getting a g...Read full comment
... Plus, there isn't a lot of school spirit and a lot of administration-ditching (our insanely high tuition went to buy things such as statues of b...Read full comment
... Other than one professor (who is not funded as much as he should be), every single instructor/professor did not even bother looking at my resume ...Read full comment
... Anyone that desires to learn instead of getting the grades and creating a resume is sorely disappointed by the quality of education and the l...Read full comment
... this isn't an education, but preparation for a career and a life that you haven't even had time to think about ...Read full comment
... Graduates accomplish the goals of the government, not of their own career desires ...Read full comment
... Career Center is not at all helpful,the professors do not help network ...Read full comment
... Most professors are also too busy to meet with you because they have another career to take care of ...Read full comment
... But personally, that's what I love about GW--you're living in the real world, not some make-believe gated-in lala land ...Read full comment
... And our career center is great ...Read full comment
... You have a good chance of getting amazing DC internships in any field you can think of because you're already in DC, GW gives you a lot of good e...Read full comment
... These internships are incredible, and GW has good career services which can get you semester internships ...Read full comment
... The GWHatchet has been a great outlet for me to get hands on experience while also building a resume ...Read full comment
... When I interviewed for internships(and just recently interviewed for law school), employers seemed really impressed with The Elliot School of Int...Read full comment
... I feel as though it has prepared me very well for the future, and on my graduate school interviews, all the faculty seemed impressed with my res...Read full comment
... Because in the real world you're not spoonfed your job duties like you're spoonfed your education in small liberal arts colleges, no disrespect t...Read full comment
... Most professors haven't spent their whole lives in the world of academia, but instead have held actual jobs in the real world, and many held powe...Read full comment
... The Career Center is one of the best in the nation, handled by an outside firm that provides total career management to students ...Read full comment
... All of my friends from GW have gone on to accomplish great things in their careers ...Read full comment
... I am a business school student, and while I find my classes very challenging, and the career services in the business school to be great, I have...Read full comment
... It is amazing, just a 15 minute walk to the monuments, 10 minutes from Georgetown, and right in the middle of so many amazing job opportunities ....Read full comment
... I made great connections for a later career, great friends, and learned a lot academically and socially ...Read full comment
... Students here are more proud of having the name on their resumes than waving it during a basketball game ...Read full comment
... DO NOT GO TO GW IF: being in DC does not have anything to do with your interests or future career, unless you have a very compelling reason ...Read full comment
... I went to GW to find myself and experience "the real world" ...Read full comment
... Most of the professors are top notch with some impressive resumes though there is the odd prof who would be better off in research than in f...Read full comment
... Never mind that in high school I had lots of friends and that I have done exceedingly well in my career and social life since college ...Read full comment
... The Career Office at the Business School needs a lot of improvement ...Read full comment
... professors in smpa have great connections, impressive resumes, and can actually teach ...Read full comment
... The first group are lazy, self-absorbed, spend the majority of their time planning their outfits and skating through classes while getting Daddy ...Read full comment
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