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How to Make it in DC: Navigating the DC Job Market
Friday, October 27,9:00 am-12:00 pmFree
GAIN and Brad Traverse Jobs are excited to announce a new event series with one mission: to help you find the right job in DC. “How to Make it in DC: Navigating the DC Job Market” series will offer panels, workshops, and webinars to help you traverse the complicated landscape that is the DC government affairs job market. Our first event, the “Government Affairs Resume and Career Workshop”, sponsored by The George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management, brings together experienced professionals from all areas of the government affairs industry, Congress and the Administration to review resumes and offer career advice.
Our confirmed resume reviewers are:
- Brad Traverse, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, and Brad Traverse Jobs
- Brent Sullivan, Time On The Hill
- Mark Arnone, Office of Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration, and Ask Not LLC
- Kirk Bell, Department of Transportation
- Dave Karvelas, Chief of Staff, Office of Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL)
- Sean Gard, Chief of Staff, Office of Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI)
- Tim Trysla, Alston & Bird
- Behrends Foster, Bluestone Strategies
- Mary Kate Cunningham, ASAE
- Mag Gottlieb, The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management
- Blake Major, AIG
From 9:00 am – 11:00 am, these experienced professionals will help you craft your resume and offer tips and insights to help you find and secure a job in their respective fields. What are the keywords and skills to highlight on a resume? What are the do’s and don’ts for interviewing? What am I doing wrong on USA Jobs?
From 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, don’t miss Brad Traverse with Brad Traverse Jobs, Brent Sullivan with Time On The Hill, Carla Lochiatto with ASAE, and Mark Arnone with AskNot LLC discuss how to find jobs in government affairs, on the Hill and with a federal department or agency!
Join us on Friday, October 27, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, for the first annual Government Affairs Resume and Career Workshop!
We would like to thank The George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Managementfor sponsoring this event.
We have designed this event to fully comply with US Senate Rule 35.1(d)(1), US House Ethics Manual pp. 41-47, and the U.S. Executive Branch Gift Rules regarding the “widely attended event” exception to the gift rules. US Senate and House staff are advised to consult with the US Senate and House Ethics Committee to confirm this analysis. US Executive Branch employees are advised to consult with their agency counsel. State and municipal employees are advised to consult with their agency counsel as to applicable gift rules for their jurisdiction before participating in the event.