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Young Alumni Award
At the end of March, Matt Scogin '02 (political science and economics) and Maxine Gray '04 (communications and sociology) will receive a Young Alumni Award from the Hope College Alumni Association. We have set up three opportunities for students and faculty to connect with them at events on Wednesday, March 26 and Thursday, March 27:
Developing Your Personal Brand Workshop
Leadership Development Workshop
2014 Young Alumni Award Dinner
You can read about Maxine and Matt and get all the event details online at hope.edu/youngalumni. Registration for the dinner is already online. All events are free!
Scott Travis '06 MBA
MPSA Political Science Conference
CALL FOR POSTERS. The
72nd Annual MPSA Political Science conference will take place from April
3-6, 2014 in Chicago at the historic Palmer House Hotel. You do not need
to be a member to submit a proposal, but you must set up a profile on
the website. The deadline to submit a proposal to present a poster is
December 2nd. www.mpsanet.org The conference brings in researchers from
around the world, with almost 5,000 papers presented in 2013.
Chris Afendoulis for Michigan State House Internship
Schoarship for a Career in Public Administration
I am reaching
out to you to share information about the Robert R. Robinson
Memorial Scholarship for students pursuing a career in public administration.
The deadline for the scholarship application is May 31. For your convenience and review, attached is a brochure containing background and application information about the Robinson Scholarship.
If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact me directly at (517) 321-6467, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit MTA’s Robert R. Robinson Scholarship
Web page, www.michigantownships.org/scholarship.asp.
Jenn Fiedler, Knowledge
Center Communications Director
U.S. Department of State Opportunities
The U.S. Department of State is dedicated to protecting and strengthening America’s interests abroad and right here at home. So whether developing a holistic ecosystem strategy for global engagement, explaining American foreign policy to citizens of other countries, or helping U.S. farmers open up markets in emerging countries, you can make a difference with the U.S. Department of State.
With your diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge, and exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, you can become part of America’s leadership, contributing your innovative thinking and global perspective to support and expand our efforts worldwide.
As a U.S. citizen, you are America. And you can represent America to the world.
In return for your service, you’ll have access to continued training and career development programs; a student loan repayment program; health and medical coverage; language training; federal retirement benefits; paid education for dependent children K through 12; and generous paid leave. When serving overseas, we will provide paid housing or an appropriate housing allowance.
Take the first step towards your new career by visiting careers.state.gov.
Kent GOP Opportunity
This fall, the Kent GOP is offering an opportunity for Republican students in West Michigan to be a part of one of the most in depth and hands on Campaign Management training programs in the nation.
As participants, they will learn how to organize and lead campaigns
from the top fundraisers, strategists, and organizers in the state. They
will get to look at real numbers, precincts, races, and design campaigns
for real candidates. Upon completion of the course, students will have
top priority for a number of campaign management positions in the county
The program is not limited to just Political Science majors experience is not required. Students should email their resume and cover letter to Paul Cordes at email@example.com. Applications must be submitted NO LATER THAN Friday September 13th at 5:00 PM.
Attached is a copy of the flyer with more information. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Paul, or call our office at 616-459-0141.
Paul J. Cordes