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Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. Where is GSCD located, and what are the office hours? answer
  2. How do I reset my password in ESCC? answer
  3. How should I make an appointment with a career coach? answer
  4. How do I register for ESCC and activate my account? answer
  5. What happens when I am blocked from ESCC?  answer
  6. Do I have access to the main career center database, GWork? answer
  7. When I graduate, will I still have access to GSCD? answer
  8. Is GSCD open during summer and winter breaks? answer
  9. How do I order business cards? answer

1. Where is GSCD located, and what are the office hours?

GSCD is located on the sixth floor of the Elliott School, suite 603: 

1957 E St. NW; Suite 603
Washington, D.C. 20052

The office is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. year round. 

2. How do I reset my password in ESCC?

At ESCC's login page, click "Forgot Password." A link to re-set your password will be sent to your e-mail address. If you continue to experience problems with your account, please contact our office at escareer@gwu.edu

3. How should I make an appointment with a career coach?

Click here to make an appointment!

4. How do I register for ESCC and activate my account?

Your account is automatically created by mid-June, and you will receive an e-mail welcoming you to the career database with all relevant login and procedural information. If you do not receive this welcome e-mail by mid-June, or are having trouble with your account, please be in touch with us over e-mail, at escareer@gwu.edu.

5. What happens if I am blocked from ESCC?

An account can be blocked from full access to ESCC if one or more of the following happens; 1) You have not completed the Professional Development Action Plan (PDAP), 2) You have been listed as a 'No Show' for two GSCD sponsored events or career coaching appointments in one semester, 3) You have not submitted an approved resume. Be sure to check your account for any of these discrepancies, and please call our office at 202-994-3788 or email escareer@gwu.edu with any questions.

6. Do I have access to the main career center database, GWork?

Yes, all Elliott School graduate students may access the resources at GWU's Center for Career Services, including the database GWork. New student GWork accounts typically become available in the first week of fall classes. 

7. When I graduate, will I still have access to GSCD?

Absolutely! As an alumnus or alumna of the Elliott School graduate program, you have full access to GSCD for life! Most career centers charge alumni for their services, but GSCD is able to help you throughout your career.

We will also encourage you to keep your ESCC profile up-to-date, be involved with GSCD as an alumni mentor, and/or to represent your employer at career panels and career fairs.

8. Is GSCD open during summer and winter breaks?

Yes! GSCD is open, and career coaches are available for the duration of the summer and winter breaks. The office is closed on federal holidays.

9. How do I order business cards? 

If you are a currently enrolled Elliott School graduate student or graduate alum, GSCD offers sets of GWU business cards for sale. For information about the process, please e-mail escareer@gwu.edu

 

Contact Us

Graduate Student Career Development
The Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 603
Washington, DC 20052 

202-994-3788 (p)
202-994-7702 (f)
escareer@gwu.edu

Open M-F: 8:00am-5:00pm

Walk In Hours: M-Th, 12:00pm-1:00pm