December 6, 2013 | Washington, DC
NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum
Co-sponsored with NYU, GW, UPenn and Brandeis

Washington, DC—On December 6, 2013, WFPG co-sponsored a Non-Profit and Government Career Expo with George Washington University, New York University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Brandeis University. The Expo provided students the opportunity to explore internships and jobs with representatives of government agencies and non-profit organizations. The event also included opening remarks by Ambassador Barbara Stephenson, Dean of the Leadership and Management School, Foreign Service Institute, as well as a panel on careers in international affairs with Stephenie Foster of the Department of State’s Office of Global Women's Issues, Dara McLeod of Refugees International, Will Davis of UNDP, and moderator Patricia Ellis of the WFPG. The panelists discussed their educational, and career experience and backgrounds, their career pathways, and offered advice on skills, internships, how to get started, and what might make one stand out to students who were interested in launching careers in the field of international affairs. They also addressed issues of work life balance.


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Participating Organizations

2Seeds Network, Inc.
Accuracy In Media
American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Ameson Education and Cultural Exchange Foundation
Ashoka: Innovators for the Public
AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps
Ayn Rand Institute
Beyond Travel Partners
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships
Broadcasting Board of Governors
The Brookings Institution
Cato Institute
Center for International Policy
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Chesapeake Bay Trust
Citizen Schools
City Year Washington, DC
Congressional Budget Office
Corporation for National
and Community Service
Creative Learning
Education Pioneers
The Enrichment Centers, Inc.
Environment America
Fairfax County Public Schools
Global Health Fellows Program II
Grassroots Campaigns
HomeAid Northern Virginia
Immigration Equality
Institute for e-Health Policy
International Centre for Missing
and Exploited Children
Isaacson, Miller
Jesuit Volunteer Corps
National Council on US-Arab Relations
National Democratic Institute
National Organization for Women
The Nature Conservancy
Peace Corps
Quaker Voluntary Service
School District of Philadelphia
SKIP - Supporting Kids In Peru
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Teach For America
Urban Teacher Center
US Department of State
Women's Foreign Policy Group
Woodrow Wilson Center
World Learning