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Villanovans in Public Service Event 3/7

Seeking advice for a job search? Want to learn about best practices and advice for successful leadership?

Don’t miss our networking event “Villanovans in Public Service” on March 7th from Noon-1:30pm EST! This virtual networking allows you to have one-on-one conversations with featured alumni! Conversations can last up to 10 minutes and participants can select to chat with one or as many of the alumni representatives as they would like. All students and alumni within the entire university are welcome to attend.

Check out our list of alumni below and register for the event here!

Did You Know? Part 4

We have the Villanova Women’s Professional Network, an organization that connects Villanova women, encourages their professional and personal development, and inspires them to succeed. Their programming enlightens everyone about the issues and challenges facing women today.

VWPN has numerous events throughout the year, from networking to lectures to workshops and more!

Check out their winter 2015-2016 newsletter for more information and upcoming events here: http://www1.villanova.edu/dam/villanova/VSB/WPN/Winter-2016-WPN-Newsletter.html

NASPAA Student Simulation Competition

Current students, here’s a GREAT opportunity for you! The NASPAA Student Simulation Competition gives selected students an opportunity to participate in a climate change simulation competition. The first person from Villanova to register is guaranteed entry into the competition, and a second student may be entered as space at each site allows.

You do not need to have experience in climate change or systems thinking to participate in the competition! This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in learning and understanding how changes in one area impacts other areas!

Registration is open from January 13th to February 5th, with the actual competition taking place on February 27th.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity! Check out more details and resources here!

Did You Know? Part 2

Just because we’re on winter break doesn’t mean we stop posting! Did you know we have our very own honor society for what we study? Pi Alpha Alpha is a nation-wide honor society which promotes excellence in the study of public administration and encourages public service. Check out more about this organization, read their constitution, and more! ✨󾔃

https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/artsci/publicadmin/programs/graduate/student_life/paa.html

Summer Internship Opportunity: Congressional Budget Office

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2016 Summer Internship Program for graduate students at the Congressional Budget Office. CBO summer internships provide opportunities to experience and observe the budget process and policymaking at the federal level! The internships are located in Washington, D.C.  Interns contribute to CBO’s work in program areas such as budget and tax policy, health care, national defense, the environment, education, retirement and other income assistance, regulation, and public investment.

Click the link for details and how to apply! The deadline is February 29, 2016.

2016 Internship Application