2017 Startup Career Fair Guest Panel

The GW Startup Career Expo is a partnership of the George Washington University and other local universities. Some of the hottest startus and along with hundreds of the most entrepreneurial students from the greater DC area gather to network for internships and job opportunities. The event is free, but all startup employers and students must register to participate. 

A guest panel featuring some prominent figures in the entrepreneurship ecosystem here in DC will also take place on March 1st starting at 12pm before the start of the Startup Career Expo. Take a look at who will be gracing our panel this year!

2017 Panelists:

Paul Gleger

Senior Regional Director

General Assembly DC


C'pher Gresham

National Director of Expansion


Michael Lastoria

Founding CEO & President



Junaid Shams

CEO & Co-Founder




2017 Moderator:


Jim Chung

Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship



GW Startup Career Fair Registration

Startup Employers

The GW Startup Career Fair is a one-stop shop for all startup employers looking to attract the best talent and youthful energy to fuel their growth. Hundreds of students from all majors, disciplines, undergraduate and graduate levels, including programmers, web designers, writers, business, finance, and marketing students will be in attendance.

Participation for all startups is completely FREE but by registration only.

Registrations will open in 2018! If you are interested in tabling for the 2018 Startup Career Fair, please fill out our interest form. We will be in touch!

To register:

  1. Create/login to a GWork account for your startup.
  2. If creating an account for the first time, your organization registration for GWork (not the fair--that comes in another few steps) goes into a pending bin. If you already have an employer account with GW, please proceed to step 5. 
  3. Once approved, you will receive an email with your User ID and password.
  4. Once you receive your account details, enter your GWork account.
  5. On the top menu bar, select Events.  
  6. Under Events, select the registration button for 2018 GW Startup Career Fair.
  7. Follow the directions to submit your registration.

GW Students and Alumni

The GW Startup Career Fair will feature some of the hottest startups from the greater Washington metropolitan area. Come meet and network with these employers for amazing internship and employment opportunities.

Being a part of a startup will…

  • Allow you to take on and have more responsibility;
  • Present you with opportunities to learn a wide range of skills and grow faster in your career;
  • Give you a chance to learn from the true innovators of today;
  • Offer you a chance to work on many different projects;
  • Place you in a friendly team and a dynamic work environment;
  • Help you be recognized for your achievements faster;
  • Instill you with the values of hard-work, ownership, and self-sustainability.

Attending the Expo is FREE to all students and alumni. Registration is required.

Registrations will open in Spring 2018!

Non-GW Students

Students from our partner universities are also encouraged to attend the Startup Career Expo!

Registration will open Spring 2018!