At George Mason, University Career Services seeks to partner with families to ensure our students graduate on time with a job in their chosen industry of interest. This task requires advanced planning, preparation, and teamwork. is dedicated to supporting your student during their time at Mason, but we also need your help!
Remind your student that it’s never too early to start working towards a successful future. Visit careers.gmu.edu/family (Link) for information dedicated to families and parents and what they can do to help their students prepare for their future careers.Right from the start, Mason offers amazing opportunities that will help your student prepare for life after college.
Family Webinar Series
This fall, in partnership with Orientation and Family Programs and Services, we are participating in a new series of webinars(Link masonfamily.gmu.edu/webinars)in partnership with the Office of Orientation and Family Programs and Services that will lay out a road map of what your student needs to do each year to prepare for the workforce and achieve post-graduation success.
These webinars with be specialized for families of students at every stage of college life:
- Seniors – Wednesday, September 3, 12-1 pm (EDT)
- Juniors/Transfers – Thursday, October 9, 12-1 pm (EDT)
- Sophomores – Thursday, November 6, 12-1 pm (EST)
- Freshmen – Thursday, December 4, 12 -1 pm (EST)
Join us and receive tips and suggestions on concrete steps your student should be taking to plan for the future. Topics will include building and sustaining relationships with faculty, exploring undergraduate research opportunities, applying for jobs and much more! Links for webinars will be made available on the Mason Family website. For information about how to access the webinars, please visit masonfamily.gmu.edu/webinars. Let us know what you need to keep your student on track and please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at careers.gmu.edu.
Employer Development Specialist
University Career Services