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Life After Politics: Global Edition

Friday, October 25, 2019 11:30am to 3:00pm
Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium, Recruiting Room, 1815 Stadium Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA

Engage with alumni from the Department of Politics who will speak on a panel and be available for “flash mentoring” sessions afterwards. Learn about their career paths and hear them share their best career advice for current and contemplating Politics majors. Alumni work in a wide variety of careers, including global pathways, and students will gain excellent knowledge about what they can do with these degrees.
This event is co-sponsored by the UVA Career Center and the Department of Politics in partnership with Global @ UVA Week: http://www.virginia.edu/uvaglobal/iew/

2019 Agenda:

11:30 am – 12 pm: Student Registration Opens and Complimentary Lunch

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12 – 1:30 pm: Alumni Panel

Panelists:
Jerry Rubin: senior counsel at the Seattle law firm of Williams Kastner & Gibbs
Jason Steinbaum: Staff Director, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs
Christian Yarnell: Brookings Legislative Fellow at the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs
Megan O’Donnell: Assistant Director, Gender Program and Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Global Development

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1:30 – 3 pm: Flash Mentoring
Alumni from the Politics Department in a variety of careers will be available to speak with students in small groups to make connections and answer individual questions. This is a great way to get to know people who are doing the jobs you want to do in a few years and to learn more about career paths in many fields, especially related to government, policy, humanitarianism, and media!