To Be or Not To Be in Government: Starting Your Career in Public Policy Join AFF and Mercatus Center Graduate Student Programs in a discussion on where to start your public policy career. Should you work in a government agency? On the Hill? At a think tank or other nonprofit organization? Where will you most effectively utilize your skills in order to advance liberty? A panel of young professionals, including two Mercatus MA Fellowship alumni, will discuss how they dealt with these questions and found fulfilling careers in public policy. Featured Panelists: Gabriel Okolski, MA Fellow Alumnus, Transportation Loan Specialist, Export-Import Bank Allison Kasic, MA Fellow Alumna, Program Manager for Higher Education, Charles Koch Foundation Dan Epstein, Executive Director, Cause for Action More to be announced!
When: October 10, 2012 6:00pm Where: Mercatus Center at George Mason University – 3351 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA What: Free event (includes reception afterward) You must REGISTER to attend Mercatus MA Fellowship The Mercatus MA Fellowship is a competitive, full-time fellowship program for students pursuing a master’s degree in economics at George Mason University. Fellows gain valuable real-world experience, working alongside scholars at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and applying economic ideas to a wide-range of issues in business and public policy. Successful fellows have secured public policy positions as Presidential Management Fellows, economists and analysts with federal and state governments, and policy analysts at prominent research institutions.