Interested in a career in government and politics, or just wondering what to do with a political science degree? Come to a panel discussion featuring four alumni working in government and politics, along with Assistant Professor of Political Science Deborah Seligsohn, who had a two-decade career in the State Department as well as experience in an environmental NGO. The alumni panelists include:
- Dr. Cecilia M. Cardesa-Lusardi, Executive Director, Military Assistance Project
- Erik Mitz, Geospatial Analyst, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
- Brian Polk, Program Associate, Ukraine, International Foundation for Electoral Systems
- Ryan Shay, Legislative Aide, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), United States Senate
The panelists will discuss their current jobs, how they got into their positions/careers, and advice for students interested in a career in government or politics. The panel will be moderated by Assistant Professor of Political Science Jennifer Dixon, and it will include time for Q&A. The panel will be followed by a reception.
The event will be on Thursday, March 21st from 5:30 – 7:30 pm in Bartley 2045. It is co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Career Center, and the Office of Undergraduate Studies.
If you have questions about the event, please direct them to Dr. Jennifer Dixon or Dr. Marcus Kreuzer in the Department of Political Science.