Student-Alumni Connections

The support of GW's global network of alumni enhances the student experience from their first day at orientation through graduation. By connecting with alumni, current GW students can:

  • Learn more about prospective industries

  • Build their professional network

  • Receive career or professional advice

GW Career Connect

GW Career Connect is a global and diverse online community that enables undergraduate and graduate students from all GW schools and class years to seek career guidance and professional development from alumni volunteers. Alumni can also utilize the platform to grow their own professional networks. In addition to direct access to alumni professionals, GW Career Connect includes a jobs board, over 20 industry and affinity communities, and information on career paths.

Sign-up, create a profile, set your connection and availability preferences, and respond to student and alumni requests.

Join GW Career Connect

Coffee/Dinner with Alumni

The Coffee/Dinner with Alumni program offers students opportunities to connect with GW alumni in an informal setting. Alumni hosts represent a range of industries and interests, including arts and politics, consulting, finance, healthcare, information technology, journalism, law, science and engineering, and more!

Sign up to host an in-person or virtual coffee or dinner for current GW students. At these events, students have the opportunity to discuss career interests, gain professional advice, and share #OnlyatGW moments.

Connect with Your School

School Alumni Networks keep GW alumni connected with their schools and with fellow graduates of their schools. Alumni are automatically members of their school networks.

Connect with Your School


By joining the GW Alumni Association LinkedIn group, you’ll have the chance to network and exchange career advice with more than 37,700 members of the GW community to further your professional connections. You can also search for fellow GW alumni by following the university page and leveraging LinkedIn's robust career insights platform.

Join the GW Alumni Association LinkedIn Group