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

How To Land an Internship

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How To Land an Internship

An experienced panel shares tips and tricks to help you deploy an effective plan to land the internship you want. Co-Sponsored by CPD and The Rockefeller Center.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Virtual and In-Person Event
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars, Workshops & Training

Zoom Link - No Registration Required

There will be in-person seating for students in Rockefeller 003.

Matt McDonald
Partner, Hamilton Place Strategies

E. Chandlee Bryan
Asst. Dir., CPD, Dartmouth

Sasha Kokoshinskiy ’22
Transfer Pricing Intern, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Student, Dartmouth

Bob Coates
Asst. Dir., Rockefeller Ctr.

Panel Info:
Internships can help shape your future career. 60% of college students participate in an intern-type experience over their 4 years or immediately following graduation. Experienced panelists will provide advice on how to find your internship.

Co-Sponsored by the Center for Professional Development and The Rockefeller Center.

Panelist Bios:
Matt McDonald is a Partner at Hamilton Place Strategies, a consultancy in Washington that works on public debates of economic policy issues. Matt works with a range of clients on multiple issues and industries, including finance, technology, education, and energy.

Matt also runs the firm's recruiting program. HPS runs on-campus recruiting every fall, hires about a half dozen paid interns every summer, and currently has six Dartmouth alums at the firm.

Prior to HPS, Matt was a consultant for McKinsey in their New York and Washington offices. Previously Matt had also worked in the Bush White House as well as serving as an advisor to Governor Schwarzenegger, Senator McCain, and Governor Romney.

Matt is a Dartmouth 2000 where he was an economics major and he later got his MBA at MIT.

Chandlee Bryan, M.Ed. is an Assistant Director at Dartmouth’s undergraduate career office, the Center for Professional Development. Her past experience includes facilitating a job search club in Manhattan at the height of the 2008 recession, serving as the resume writing specialist for a national Microsoft campaign for new grads, and working as the national young member liaison for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Alexander (Sasha) Kokoshinskiy hails from Boulder, Colorado, and plans on pursuing a double major in Applied Mathematics and Economics at Dartmouth, with a minor in Public Policy. Although originally a ’22, Sasha is now a ’23, as he took a gap year for the 2020-2021 academic school year. During that time, Sasha worked a number of different (virtual) internships in a variety of sectors and industries, including an economic think tank, a private equity firm, a management consulting company, and a legal center. This summer, Sasha is living in Hanover and is working for a professional services and accounting firm.

Robert B. Coates is the Assistant Director for Co-Curricular Programs for the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences. He oversees  Internship funding, Public Programs and Special Events. Bob’s background is in outdoor leadership experiences, having created residential AmeriCorps national service programs for the Student Conservation Association. He served in the United States Army National Guard and Reserve and as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon, West Africa.  Bob graduated from UNH with a BA in Political Science and holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He currently serves on the board of the American Conservation Experience (ACE).

For more information, contact:
Joanne Blais

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