Women in Public Policy
Seminar Dates | January 12-16, 2016
Learn about the range of career opportunities in the policy world and how to influence
the policy issues you care about.
The public policy arena offers an endless range of career opportunities, from government service to issue-based advocacy for nonprofit and for-profit organizations. College women will explore how to influence the policy issues they are passionate about and understand the range of professional opportunities and skills required to be successful in whichever area their passions lie. Over the course of the seminar, students will network and learn from female leaders on Capitol Hill, the executive branch, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private corporations. See the 2015 Women’s Leadership in Public Policy Seminar Agenda. See the infographic on the 2014 Women’s Leadership in Public Policy Seminar students.
Discuss current issues: Learn about the policy issues that make our nation’s headlines from the women who work to advance policy every day. View past seminar schedule.
Launch your career: Coaching sessions on topics such as networking, resume writing, and informational interviews offer extraordinary advantages for finding jobs and fellowships. Learn how to network successfully and then practice your networking skills with policy leaders from a variety backgrounds.
Discover new policy issues: Seminar speakers have worked on issues ranging from finance to sustainability to social justice, and come from the private, public, and government sectors. Find a policy issue that moves you and get advice on how to start your career in that field.