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Washington Internships: How to Get Them and Use Them to Launch Your Public Policy Career

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Informationen zum Autor Deirdre Martinez, Ph.D., is Director of the Fels Public Policy Internship Program and the Penn in Washingt... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Deirdre Martinez, Ph.D., is Director of the Fels Public Policy Internship Program and the Penn in Washington program for the University of Pennsylvania. Klappentext For students interested in a career in politics and public service! "Washington Internships" is an indispensable guide to landing that crucial first position in the internship capital of the United States and being a successful intern. Zusammenfassung For students interested in a career in politics and public service! Washington Internships is an indispensable guide to landing that crucial first position in the internship capital of the United States and being a successful intern. Inhaltsverzeichnis Chapter 1. Introduction-Who Can Use This Book-How to Use This Book-When to Use This Book Chapter 2. Who Does What, and Where, in Washington-Interning in the House of Representatives-Interning in the Senate-Interning at the White House-Interning in a Federal Agency-Interning for an Advocacy Organization or Think Tank-Interning for a Lobbying Firm-Interning for a Political Organization Chapter 3. Finding the Right Internship-Thinking Ahead: The Skills You Need-When to Start Applying-Sources for Internships-Getting Paid-Where to Apply-and How Many Applications to Send-Finding the Fifteen Chapter 4. Landing the Internship-Before You Write-The Perfect Resume-The Cover Letter-Security Clearance-Writing Sample-On Waiting for a Call-Thoughts on the Interview-Getting an Offer-Getting Turned Down Chapter 5. Practical Advice for Living and Working in Washington-D.C.'s Neighborhoods-Housing in Washington-Getting Around-Tourism Tips Chapter 6. Tactical Advice: How to Be a Great Intern-Washington Fashion: Zombie Chic-Mind Your Manners-Office Hours-Asking for Work-Find a Niche-Getting Feedback Chapter 7. Using the Internship to Propel Your Career-The Benefits of a D.C. Internship-Making a Good Impression-Don't Make a Bad Impression-The Power of Networking-The Great D.C. Merry-Go-Round-Tips on Leaving Final Thoughts AcknowledgmentsAbout the Author ...

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For students interested in a career in politics and public service, "Washington Internships" is an indispensable guide to landing that crucial first position in the internship capital of the United States and being a successful intern.



Résumé
For students interested in a career in politics and public service, Washington Internships is an indispensable guide to landing that crucial first position in the internship capital of the United States and being a successful intern.

Contenu

Chapter 1. Introduction -Who Can Use This Book -How to Use This Book -When to Use This Book

Chapter 2. Who Does What, and Where, in Washington -Interning in the House of Representatives -Interning in the Senate -Interning at the White House -Interning in a Federal Agency -Interning for an Advocacy Organization or Think Tank -Interning for a Lobbying Firm -Interning for a Political Organization

Chapter 3. Finding the Right Internship -Thinking Ahead: The Skills You Need -When to Start Applying -Sources for Internships -Getting Paid -Where to Apply-and How Many Applications to Send -Finding the Fifteen

Chapter 4. Landing the Internship -Before You Write -The Perfect Resume -The Cover Letter -Security Clearance -Writing Sample -On Waiting for a Call -Thoughts on the Interview -Getting an Offer -Getting Turned Down

Chapter 5. Practical Advice for Living and Working in Washington -D.C.'s Neighborhoods -Housing in Washington -Getting Around -Tourism Tips

Chapter 6. Tactical Advice: How to Be a Great Intern -Washington Fashion: Zombie Chic -Mind Your Manners -Office Hours -Asking for Work -Find a Niche -Getting Feedback

Chapter 7. Using the Internship to Propel Your Career -The Benefits of a D.C. Internship -Making a Good Impression -Don't Make a Bad Impression -The Power of Networking -The Great D.C. Merry-Go-Round -Tips on Leaving

Final Thoughts

Acknowledgments About the Author

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Washington Internships: How to Get Them and Use Them to Launch Your Public Policy Career
Sous-titre: How to Get Them and Use Them to Launch Your Public Policy Career
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Code EAN: 9780812220551
ISBN: 978-0-8122-2055-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Univ Of Pennsylvania Pr
Genre: Droit, vie professionnelle et finances
nombre de pages: 143
Poids: 227g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T13mm
Année: 2009