Career Tracks 2022 - Government, Communications and Research- January 4-5, 2022
Government, Communications, and Research Track
Washington, D.C. Region
In the Government, Communications and Research Track (Washington, D.C.), students will learn how public policy, legislation and corporate governance is influenced by a variety of organizations and companies both large and small. Students will gain insight into how federal regulation and laws are influenced from organizations outside the halls of Washington, DC. In addition to privately held consulting firms, students will hear from representatives from the Fortune business arena as it relates to Corporate Governance and the laws impacting daily operations, staffing, reinvestment, investment in community and responsibility for product and services sold.
**Please check back as hosts are still being secured. Organizations secured currently include:
Washington, DC Hosts: Disney, Pamela Passman, Solidarity Center, Enbridge, Holland and Knight, Rivian, SEC, and A19 Strategies
DATES: January 4-5. 2022
2. 500 word original essay that addresses the following questions:
- Why are you interested in this particular Career Track? Discuss your selection, or selections, in one essay.
- What do you hope to gain from the experience, either/both personally and professionally?
- How do you plan to prepare for and make the most of this experience?
SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION:
Submit your essay, resume, and up to three choices for the Career Tracks (Note: as virtual space is limited for some tracks, we cannot guarantee your being approved for every selection, but do strongly encourage you to select three in total) by SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2021 by 11:55 pm.
You must submit all items; incomplete applications will not be considered. DO NOT PROCRASTINATE. BEFORE you submit, verify that the industry track(s) you are applying to is for the city and dates that you desire.
Your application must be submitted through Handshake prior to 11:55 pm (Midnight) November 28, 2021.
By submitting your application, you are agreeing to accept the Career Track opportunity you selected and honor the commitment. Therefore, be sure to plan carefully and thoughtfully to be sure you are available the days of each event and consider time management.
IMPORTANT: Please respond to prompts within one cohesive 500 word essay, NOT a short answer format.
ESSAY MAY NOT CONTAIN ANY PORTIONS OF A PREVIOUSLY SUBMITTED ESSAY USED TO PARTICIPATE IN EITHER THE EXTERNSHIP PROGRAM OR CAREER TRACK IN PRIOR YEARS. This is considered a violation of Academic Integrity as defined in the Student Handbook.
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
Once you apply, you will select a mandatory Orientation Meeting. Orientation Meetings will be offered Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 12:15pm, Monday, December 6, 2021 at 4:30pm and Wednesday, December 8 at 4:30pm.
After the orientation session, you will be emailed a confirmation on the tracks in which you will participate, along with valuable advice on how to make the most of your experience.
Please note: Applying for a Career Track means that you are making a commitment to this experience. ONCE ACCEPTED, PARTICIPATION IS MANDATORY After the orientation session, you will receive confirmation regarding the valuable advice on how to make the most of your experience.