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  • Natalie Mendolia ’19 on Management and Leadership

    "A lot of leading is listening, and in order to facilitate whatever [relationship] you’re trying to build, you need directions for that. And sometimes you may have the skills to guide people toward the goal, but they have the goal itself.”

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  • Notes from the Field: Henry Goodwyn '19 

    Henry Goodwyn '19 interned at the Communications Department of the House Republican Conference in Washington DC for the Winter 2018 term: "The knowledge that I have gained through this experience I believe to be invaluable."

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  • How to Target Your Ideal Job

    The Rockefeller Center invited Jill Kasher and Sue Wang, Assistant Directors at the Center for Professional Development (CPD), to share their knowledge on how to make yourself stand out when writing your resume and cover letter in the third session of the Rockefeller Professional Program (RP3).

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  • Winter 2018 MLDP Students in Excellence

    Each session, MLDP participants nominate their peers for excellence and explain why their nominees made their experience in MLDP more beneficial and/or how their nominees provide an excellent example of leadership in the program.

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  • Notes from the Field: Genna Liu '19

    "This winter I interned at the U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of East Asian Affairs, Office of Regional and Security Policy (EAP/RSP). EAP/RSP is responsible for strategies in the Indo-Pacific region, including the new free and open Indo-Pacific strategy of the administration."

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  • Policy Research Shop Testimony: April 3rd, 2018

    On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Class of 1964 Policy Research Shop students Estephanie Aquino ’18, Ruben Gallardo ’18, and Josie Yalovitser ’18 travelled to Concord, NH to testify before the New Hampshire House Committee on Resources, Recreation, and Development.

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  • Yusuf Olokoba '20 on Management and Leadership

    Yusuf Olokoba ’20, is a Computer Science major from Lagos, Nigeria, who signed up for MLDP after being recommended by a friend. Yusuf crafted an ambitious personal leadership challenge, setting out to meet ten new people every week for six weeks.

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  • Notes from the Field: Rebecca Brownell '18

    Rebecca Brownell '18 interned with the Washington, D.C. Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for the Summer 2017 term: "Career-wise, this internship has also reaffirmed my desire to work in politics and legislation after graduation."

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  • Class of 2020 First-Year Fellow: Eliza Jane Schaeffer ’20

    As a Class of 2020 First-Year Fellow Eliza Jane Schaeffer ’20 interned at the U.S. Department of Education under the mentorship of Lauren Kennedy ’02. During her internship, Eliza Jane helped her mentor complete various tasks, such as creating a seven-year calendar of grant competitions.

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