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Dartmouth Policy Research Shop Reports Findings on Voter Identification to NH House

On Tuesday, March 6, 2012, three Dartmouth students, Stephen Prager ’14, Manav Raj ’15, and Joseph Singh ’14, from the Nelson A.  Rockefeller Center Policy Research Shop, traveled to the New Hampshire  House of Representatives in Concord to testify before a special session of the House Committee on Election Law at the request of Chairman David Bates.

PRS Students Deliver Performance Assessment Testimony at NH Dept of Safety

Policy Research Shop students, Mike Danaher ’13, Amy Couture ’14, and Tina Meng ‘14, present the findings of their research on performance assessment to a team from the New Hampshire Department of Safety, on Thursday, March 8, 2012.

On Thursday, March 8, 2012, three PRS students, Mike Danaher ’13, Amy Couture ’14, and Tina Meng ‘14, from the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center Policy Research Shop, traveled to the NH Department of Safety building in Concord, NH to deliver a presentation to Commissioner of Safety John Barthelmes and the directors of the Division of Motor Vehicles, State Police, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Fire Safety and Fire Marshal, Fire Standards and Training/EMS, Emergency Communications and 911, and Administration. 

PoliTALK with Dean Charlotte Johnson

Read a student's account of our PoliTALK event with Dean of the College Charlotte Johnson. For more information about our student discussion groups including PoliTALK, click here.

MLDP Recap: Wrap Up and Writing Follow Up

Read a student's account of our most recent session in our Management Leadership and Development program below. For more information, about MLDP, click here.

President of Kosovo Speaks at Dartmouth on 3/6 at 4:30 PM, Watch Online or in Moore Theater

On Tuesday, March 6 the Dartmouth community is honored to host a distinguished guest, Atifete Jahjaga, president of the Republic of Kosovo. You are invited to view a live online broadcast of President Jahjaga's public address, "The Kosovo Story: Challenges and Successes in State-Building Processes."

The lecture will be broadcast live from the Hopkins Center's Moore Theater at 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) via: http://www.youtube.com/Dartmouth. In-person attendance at the event is open to the public with seating on a first-come basis.

President Jahjaga was elected to the presidency of Kosovo last April at the age of 35. She is the fourth person to be elected president of the new nation, following its fight for independence 13 years ago.

She will spend time during her two-day visit to Dartmouth meeting and discussing a variety of issues—including leadership and health care—with faculty, students, and administrators. The president will also attend an undergraduate class session on state creation.

MLDP Recap: Power of Strategic Planning

Read a student's account of our most recent session in our Management Leadership and Development program below. For more information, about MLDP, click here.

On February 28, 2012, Marty Jacobs, CEO of Systems In Sync, delivered a talk on the
importance of strategic thinking. Opening the session, Jacobs asked MLDP participants to think
about the question, "as an up-and-coming leader, why is it important for me to learn about
strategic planning?" Overall, Strategic planning allows the management leadership to think
holistically about the whole picture, rather than getting caught up in minute details. It means
results-based action plans and engaging with internal and external stakeholders.

MLDP Recap: Etiquette Dinner

Read a student's account of our most recent session in our Management Leadership and Development program below. For more information, about MLDP, click here.

MLDP Recap: Using Social Media to Build Your Brand

Read a student's account of our most recent session in our Management Leadership and Development program below. For more information, about MLDP, click here.

Rocky Recap: Careers in International Affairs-U.S. Intelligence

Read a student's account of our CIA Event co-sponsored with Career Services. For more information about our public programs, click here.

For students who are interested in providing information to inform the decisions of U.S. policymakers, they should consider a career in U.S. intelligence agencies. Specifically, students can work for as a Central Intelligence Agency information analyst to gather and analyze information regarding national security and then forward their findings to policymakers and members of the executive branch.

Undergraduate students can apply for paid internships that will prepare them for a career in the CIA; internships will begin in the summer and continue through a proceeding academic semester - a total of two semesters - to train as a future analyst. Internships lead directly to a job as an analyst. Careers in the CIA are secure and allow for flexibility in regards to work hours and world travel.

MLDP Recap: Developing a Global Mindset

Read a student's account of our most recent session in our Management Leadership and Development program below. For more information, about MLDP, click here.

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