HOYA Wellness Wheel: Occupational Wellness

Occupational wellness is using your gifts to discover who you are called to be and what you are called to do. It’s your ability to create personal growth, fulfillment, and satisfaction in your work. It focuses on continued learning, improving individual skills, and seeking challenges that contribute to professional advancement. Occupational wellness is using your talents, expertise, and values in paid and volunteer activities to create meaning and purpose in your work, while contributing to the betterment of society. It is important to recognize that overall occupational wellness is directly correlated to a positive work-life balance. Your work ambitions, choice of profession, job satisfaction, and personal performance will ultimately determine overall occupational wellness.

Occupational Wellness Themes

  • Contribution and life fulfillment
  • Work satisfaction
  • Work/life balance
  • Personal growth
  • Long/short term goals
  • Fostering strengths
  • Continued learning
  • Comfortable and safe work environment
  • Networking
  • Resume building
  • Stress management

Occupational Campus Resources

Cawley Career Education Center

Cawley Career Education Center – The career center offers one-on-one career counseling appointments to help students make decisions related to choosing a major or exploring career options. Counselors help students gain awareness of factors impacting the career decision process and identify career opportunities that align with their values, interests, personality, and skills. Industry advising is also available for students to learn insights and discuss strategies for full-time or internship opportunities in fields including education, journalism, technology, government, legal, advertising, business, science, marketing, entertainment, and more. Additionally, the career center offers a variety of career development workshops.

Center for Student Engagement (CSE)

Center for Student Engagement (CSE) – As life-long learners, students are strongly encouraged to participate in the variety of leadership development programs offered at Georgetown University. Whether one is exploring new leadership theories and models, or developing skills to strengthen their leadership within an organization, there are multiple opportunities to grow in one’s understanding of self and others from a leadership lens.

Women’s Center

Women’s Center – The Women’s Center offers a fellowship experience through their Women Advancing Gender Equity (WAGE) program. WAGE seeks to foster student leadership on the Georgetown campus through mentorship, networking and community building. Their meetings and workshops revolve around self-exploration, social justice, career development, health and wellness, and provide access to resources that will guide students both on and off the Hilltop.

Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry – Guided by Georgetown’s Catholic and Jesuit tradition, with its abiding commitment to interreligious collaboration, Campus Ministry equips students to lead lives of deeper meaning, belonging, and purpose. Campus Ministry supports domestic and international immersion programs, service and advocacy opportunities and vocational discernment.

Veteran’s Office

Veteran’s Office – The Veterans Office understands how military students arrive to campus with various experiences and that pursuing an education assists with achieving that next career goal. Whether you are making a transitional pivot into the civilian sector, meeting requirements to get a promotion,  preparing to return to the work environment, or entering the professional field for the first time, we encourage students to begin thinking and planning their career paths in the first few months of starting their program.

Hoya Gateway

Hoya Gateway – Hoya Gateway seeks to connect Georgetown students and alumni for one on one career related conversations to prepare students to explore and reach their career goals and aspirations.  The program seeks to provide every student the opportunity to have at least one meaningful, productive conversation with an alumnus/alumnae before graduating.

Georgetown University Graduate School – Office Of Graduate Enrichment

McDonough School of Business Career Management Center – The MBA Career Center is proud to partner with leading global organizations and our strong network of alumni to create top-notch opportunities for Georgetown McDonough School of Business MBA students.
Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Graduate Career Development Center – The SFS Graduate Career Center serves students and alumni from eight SFS graduate programs as well as four programs from the Government Department, providing individual career advising, targeted job search skills workshops, a regular Career Bulletin, access to targeted employers through information/industry sessions and site visits and access to WalshWorks, a database featuring thousands of job and internship postings.
McCourt School of Public Policy, Career Services and Alumni Engagement – Office of Career Development and Alumni Engagement, through its partnerships with employers, alumni, students and other Georgetown University constituents, is to create and foster a community of collaborative learning designed to advance the career development process.

Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching, and Service (CSJ)

Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching, and Service (CSJ) – CSJ is a hub at Georgetown University through which students, faculty, and staff engage in Washington, DC through activism, advocacy, service, volunteerism, and community-based learning and research. Through CSJ, University community members also support social justice efforts across the United States and around the world, through service and immersion experiences, disaster relief fundraising, and research and public service fellowships.

Georgetown University Alumni Association

Georgetown University Alumni Association – The mission of the Georgetown University Alumni Association is to generate goodwill and support for the University and to foster a lifelong connection among alumni, our alma mater, and the global Georgetown community. Association programs are an established network that help create social, service, and career opportunities around the world. All alumni from all campuses are members of the Alumni Association and are entitled to take advantage of Alumni Association resources.

The Alumni Career Network

The Alumni Career Network – More than 18,000 Georgetown alumni worldwide are waiting to help you in your career exploration. Georgetown’s Alumni Career Network is a service of Alumni Career Services and the Georgetown University Alumni Association. In partnership with Georgetown’s alumni clubs, the Alumni Association also hosts student-alumni career symposiums nationwide during winter break in addition to industry-specific career events for students throughout the year.