The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

The Annual Student and Alumni Reception in Washington, D.C.

17X DC Reception

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center's annual Student and Alumni Reception in Washington, D.C. Photo by Sally Kim '16.

17X DC Reception

First-Year Fellow Albert Chen '20 speaks with Matt McDonald ’00. Photo by Sally Kim '16.

17X DC Reception

Rockefeller Center Deputy Director Sadhana Hall speaks with First-Year Fellow mentor Cathy Solomon '81. Photo by Sally Kim '16.

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The Class of 2020 First-Year Fellows. Photo by Sally Kim '16.

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center hosted its annual Student and Alumni Reception in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Each year the occasion provides an opportunity for the Center’s First-Year Fellows, newly arrived to the city and ready to embark on their 8-week summer internships, to meet and network with their Dartmouth Alumni mentors.

“The First-Year Fellows program is a great example of the partnership between the Rockefeller Center and Dartmouth alumni, who find many ways to contribute to the education of each successive cohort of Dartmouth students,” noted the Center’s Director, Professor Andrew Samwick, during his brief remarks at the reception.

This summer, 23 First-Year Fellows, all members of the Dartmouth Class of 2020, are serving fellowships in a diverse range of host organizations with a Dartmouth alumni mentor.

In addition to those involved with the First-Year Fellows program, the reception is open to all current Dartmouth students interning in D.C. during the summer, and area alumni with a connection to the Center.

This year the reception took place at Hamilton Place Strategies on 15th Street at the invitation of one of their partners, Matt McDonald ’00. Nearly 80 guests attended the evening event.

To receive an invitation to next year’s reception, please email us at Rockefeller Center and request to be added to our Friends of the Rockefeller Center mailing list.  

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