Why GW?

George Washington envisioned a university that would educate future generations of citizen-leaders and serve as an intellectual hub for the country. Since then, the George Washington University (GW) has evolved into a top research institution and the largest institution of higher education in Washington, D.C.  Located in the heart of the nation’s capital, working at GW offers you unique experiences associated with our strategic location and culture, in addition to generous tuition and retirement benefits.

Today, thousands of people from more than 130 countries come to take full advantage of GW’s vast network of world-class academic, research and employment opportunities.  

We are a diverse and inclusive community, and we believe that every role and every person at GW contributes to our collective success and pursuit of excellence.  We seek people driven to put their knowledge to work for immediate impact on the world.

If this sounds like you, welcome to GW.

Cody House headshot

"We are training people in all kinds of fields, whether it is in the government or security or something else. So that means that the people we are shaping with our curriculum are then out there, shaping the industries. We are shaping a variety of industries, just in the work we do here. That’s incredible."

Cody House
Director of Online Learning and Instructional
Technology, College of Professional Studies


Full and part-time staff


Campuses situated around Washington D.C.




Our Community

Our culture is focused on nurturing talent and helping our students and employees alike realize their full potential. Become part of a community committed to helping each other in everyday life as we strive to make history. 


Our Benefits

Take advantage of a wide variety of benefits designed to support each stage of your career and improve your—and your loved one’s—quality of life.


Our Opportunities

People come to GW to make their mark on the world. Explore the myriad ways in which you can help advance discovery, convene and collaborate with influential figures and shape the course of the nation.