Career Support

If you’re looking for career guidance, you have come to the right spot! Whether by editing resumes, reviewing cover letters, or providing coaching on interview strategies, we want to be sure you have the knowledge and confidence to take that next professional step.

David Trichler, Director of Programs and Outreach, and Rebecca Latourell, Assistant Director of Programs, are both experienced in supporting students in their career search, and eager to help you in your professional development. Please feel free to email them directly about their office hours (contact information below), as well as exploring the great opportunities below. 

Institute Career Workshops and Office Hours 

We have office hours available to those of you looking for resume advice, cover letter feedback, or insight on how to rock your informational interviews. Please come see us, even if you are not actively involved in one of our projects or programs. 

  • Looking for some one-on-one coaching and inspiration? Fill out our office hours interest form and let us know how we can help. 
  • Don’t know where to start? Let us know if you are interested in a collaborative group workshop where you can learn how to improve your resume, cover letter, and/or interviewing skills to get that next great internship. 
Weekly Digest

Sign up here for our weekly digest to be first on the list to know about our career workshops, summer research opportunities, job postings, as well as general updates about the Institute. 

Cohen Career Center Resources 

Have you checked out the Cohen Career Center for resources on non-profit, NGO, government and development jobs? Reach out to Tonya Nations for Public Service Careers and advice on how to get the most out of Tribe Careers. Not sure what you want to do yet? Check out the exploratory professional workshops hosted at Cohen every semester (located next to the Sadler Center). 

Networking Assistance

Our team has personal experience at a variety of non-profit, private, and government agencies (such as the US Agency for International Development, Department of Defense, and World Bank), and we’re here to share with you what we know. Want access to our impressive alumni network, showcased on the third floor of our yellow house at 427 Scotland Street? Send us a note at globalresearch@wm.edu to set up a time to chat.

Did you know the Institute has a LinkedIn page? We post about what our alumni network is up as well as community events. Follow us (and add us as your employer if you’re a researcher) to learn more about professional events at the Institute. 

Our Address

Programs Team Office: Third Floor Canopy

427 Scotland Street

WIlliamsburg, VA

23185 


Reach out to our team: 
David Trichler

Director of Programs and Outreach

Email & LinkedIn

Rebecca Latourell

Assistant Director of Programs and Outreach

Email & LinkedIn

Ana Suarez 

Junior Program Manager

Email & LinkedIn