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Working Public: Explore Careers in Government and the Non-Profit Sector
Join the School of Social Service Administration, the Institute of Politics, and the Alliance for the Civil Society in an afternoon convening to explore careers in government and the non-profit sector in Washington, DC

Registration for this event is now closed. Walk-in registration will be available at the door with cash or credit card only.

The School of Social Service Administration (SSA), along with the Institute of Politics and the Alliance for the Civil Society, will be hosting a convening to provide students and alumni insights into a career path in public service.
  • Learn more about work in various sectors of governmental and non-governmental organizations
  • Explore paths to such careers
  • Engage with alumni working in the fields, and
  • Network with colleagues from the University of Chicago

Program Details:

Featuring Keynote Speaker, David Brooks, AB'83

David Brooks is one of the country's leading writers and commentators. He is a columnist for the New York Times and bestselling author of Bobos in Paradise and The Social Animal. His most recent book, The Road to Character, was published in April 2015.

2:00 - 2:30 pm Registration

2:45 - 3:30 pm Keynote Address

3:45 - 4:30 pm Concurrent Panels
Panel I: Global Social Welfare and Policy
Panel II: Health and Mental Health Policy and Delivery
Panel III: Applying a Racial Equity Lens to Social Policy Work

4:45 - 5:30 pm Hosted Roundtables
Roundtables will include:
Direct Service
Faith-Based Programming
Non-Profit Leadership
Think Tanks
Government - Consumer Protection
US Government - Education
US Government - Homeland Security
Social Policy and Racial

5:30 - 6:30 pm Reception



Staff Liaison
Alexandria Schultz, AM'13


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Event Information
Wednesday, Mar 23 2016 at 2:30pm - 5:30pm [ iCal ]
Washington Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
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