Student Internships in Government Panel


Jeff Bizinkauskas ’10 writes:

Wesleyan students have long been recognized for their commitment to making a difference for our nation and our world. For many of us, careers in some kind of public service are considerately weighed alongside those in the private sector because they often entail a greater sense of meaning and involvement with the real issues of our time.

This Thursday, a panel of 8 Wesleyan students will discuss their undergraduate internships experiences in and around government. Those in attendance will be encouraged to ask questions and get a sense of what it is like to work in various aspects of the civil service, legislature, state government, foreign embassy, and Washington, D.C itself.

Various internship, fellowship, and career opportunity applications in the public sector will be disseminated.The application process for Wesleyan’s John W. Macy Internship in Government and Public Policy will also discussed.

Panelists include:

Jorge Guillermo Delgado ’10: Intern for the Press and Cultural Affairs Office, Embassy of Italy, Washington DC

Jonna Humphries ’10: White House Internship.

Lili Chen ’10: Federal Reserve Board of    Washington and Dept. of Defense.

Ahmad Ismail ’12: Intern, City of Newark, New Jersey, Office of Public Policy and Finance.

Lorenzo Angelo Piccio ’10: Office of the NJ Attorney General; Office of the Governor, State of CA; Office of US Senator Dianne Feinstein.

Matthew Givner ’10: Intern for Congressman Howard Berman (D) California, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington DC

Nina Chen ’10: John W. Macy Intern, Strategic Issues Tax Policy and Administration Team, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Peter Gilchrist ’10: John W. Macy Intern, Strategic Issues Human Capital Team, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Hope to see you there! Fruits and Beverage provided.

Event sponsored by the Partnership for Public Service and the Career Resource Center.

Date: Nov. 19
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Place: Usdan 108

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