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IWP career counselor on Washingtonpost.com

IWP career counselor on Washingtonpost.com

IWP career counselor Derrick Dortch hosted a live online discussion November 3, on the WashingtonPost.com.


The subject was on “Applying for Government and Security-Related Jobs.” His discussion, called Jobs Live, is a regular monthly feature on the WashingtonPost.com.


The discussion contains detailed information intelligence- and security-related job opportunities.


To view the transcript, click here.


Formerly assistant director of Georgetown University’s MBNA Career Education Center and a career counselor with the US Coast Guard auxiliary, Mr. Dortch is President of The Diversa Group, a career, leadership, and organizational consulting company.


He served in the United States Marine Corps during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He received his Master of Education in Counseling and Student Development from Tuskegee University.


At IWP he offers career counseling, job and internship search advice, resume writing and editing, and interview preparation. He has also set up networks and employment opportunities for students with government agencies, non-profits, non-governmental organizations and private companies. And he hosts career workshops, which he has been doing since 2004.

Mr. Dortch’s office hours are Mondays and Tuesdays from 3:00-6:00 p.m. His office is located on the second floor of the main building.


Students and alumni may walk-in or schedule an appointment with Mr. Dortch by via email at careerservices@iwp.edu or by phone at 202-462-2101 or 202-448-9010.