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



Coffee/Dinner with Alumni Program

The Coffee/Dinner with Alumni program offers students opportunities to connect with GW alumni. 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 dinner or coffee for current GW students. At these events, students have the opportunity to discuss career interests, gain professional advice, and share #OnlyatGW moments.


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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



“I want to help students while they’re in school and once they move into the working world – so they feel a lifetime of giving back to the school. There’s a culture of giving back to the university and I want to continue it and make it even better.”

Philip Leibow, BBA '87, MBA '89

Alumni Philip Leibow