New Employees

We are excited you have joined our talented team of diverse staff at the George Washington University! For your first day, you will attend new employee orientation to learn about GW resources and our university community and culture. These resources below will help you prepare for orientation and learn about the requirements of your first days and months at the university. We look forward to helping you set the foundation for your successful GW career!

Your GW Career Starts Here

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New Employee Orientation

GW’s New Employee Orientation is an introduction to the university community and the many resources available to its employees. The session will provide an overview of GW culture, including our common purpose, values, and service priorities.

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Total Rewards

In addition to your compensation, GW offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health care coverage, paid vacation and sick leave, a voluntary retirement program, education benefits, life insurance, special discounts and perks, and a variety of work-life benefits. Information about your benefits as well as payroll procedures is covered in a weekly webinar for new employees on Mondays at 1pm. *Please note that as of January 2024, the benefits webinar is moving to Mondays at 2pm.

Begin Your Career Path

Career Path

GW is committed to helping you pursue excellence by providing you with the tools and resources necessary to reach your full potential. The Career Path Program is designed to be your personal roadmap to career progression at GW. Career Path allows you to find the GW position you aspire to and to map out a path to reach your goals. Rather than confining your goals to your current school or division, this program makes it easy to find and compare similar job opportunities throughout the university.