Careers in Government: From Campaigns and Elections to Civil Service


National Press Club
529 14th St. NW 13th Floor
Washington, District of Columbia

Event Details

Alumni Career Programs invites you to attend Washington DC Career Month on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. Whether you're looking to hire fellow Maroons, want to build your professional network or are interested in serving as a networking contact for others, please consider attending this event.

This year's panel discussion will cover how one goes through the process of securing a job in government as well as what comes before and after one works for a political campaign. Confirmed panelists are as follows:

  • Tal Kopan, AB'09, Political Reporter at CNN Digital Politics (Moderator)
  • Steven Berry, AB'94, Senior Vice President at the Association for Rare Earth
  • Jamil Jaffer, JD'03, Vice President for Strategy and Business Development at IronNet Cybersecurity
  • Janelle Johnson, MPP'12, Legislative Aide, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • Erika Melman, AB'95, MPP'09, Director of Issuer and Plan Management Operations Branch at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Lucas Schleusener, AM'11, Assistant to the Chief Speechwriter, United States Department of Defense


No Charge


Register Online

$10 Advance Ticket, $15 at the Door. Free Admission for 2015 Graduates.

Deadline: 11/2/2015


Ally Schultz, AM'13 
Development Associate, Career and Affinity Programs