Student Forum

Welcome to Washington: Policy Players and Creative Networking

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Date and Time
September 24, 2015 6 - 7 PM EDT
Hayek Auditorium

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Each year, thousands of young professionals descend on Washington with the hope of landing the perfect job at a think tank, on Capitol Hill, or in related fields. With so many bright, talented interns and recent graduates vying for the same opportunities, how can you distinguish yourself from the pack?

Join the Cato Institute and America’s Future Foundation for a crash course in creative networking and career advancement — an event specifically designed for young professionals. Speakers will discuss topics related to post‐​graduate professional success, with a special focus on policy research and analysis, and the role of ideas generated within the nonprofit network in the broad public policy debate.

Featuring Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Laurel Buckley, Director, Development and Midwestern Relations, American Legislative Exchange Council; Stephanie Slade, Deputy Managing Editor, Reason; and Mattie Duppler, Coalitions Director, House Republican Conference; moderated by Roger Custer, Executive Director, America’s Future Foundation.