Monthly Webinar Series

Past PLENtalks

SEPTEMBER 2020: PRESIDENTIAL CHARACTER: A Book Discussion and Q&A with Dr. Lara Brown

Dr. Lara Brown, Director and Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Political Management at the George Washington University and author of "Amateur Hour: Presidential Character and the Question of Leadership." discusses her new book and the impact of popularity, productivity, and ethics of contemporary presidents.

August 2020: Making the Most of your virtual internship

So you've finished your first virtual internship-- what next? This webinar discusses the important steps that follow the conclusion of your internship and how you can leverage the experience in the future.

May 2020: From the Campaign Trail to Capitol Hill: Getting your Start in a Time of Social Distancing

Looking to build experience working for a campaign or on Capitol Hill? Hear advice and knowledge from two incredible professionals on how to get started during these uncertain times! Joined by Brittany Martinez and Crystal Ebert, President and Vice President of the George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) Alumni Association!

APRIL 2020: Standing out in your virtual professionalism

Preparing for a phone or virtual interview? Trying to up your LinkedIn or e-mail game?This webinar will explores virtual best practices and how to maximize professionalism. Joined by: Michelle Kannan of Giffords, Jona Van Deun of the Nebraska Tech Collaborative, as well as Jamie Jensen and Kimmi Cantrell of Careers in Nonprofits (CNP).

February 2020: How Washington Works

Lisa Maatz, former PLEN Board Member and frequent speaker, shares her knowledge and experience about working in Washington by remembering the 5 Ps: ~ Politics ~ Policy ~ Procedure ~ Personality ~ Press