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Progressive Political Career Bootcamp
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When: Friday, July 17th
Noon - 6pm
Where: George Washington University
Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 
Contact: Nikki Enfield

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Have you ever wondered how the top political players got to where they are today? 

Are you looking to begin or continue your own political career? 

Do you want to make the most out of your internship or staffer position and develop connections that will take you to the next level? 

Then this is the place for you! 

Progressive Political Career Bootcamp: Senior operatives giving you the tips and tricks of their success and how you can get there too!

Democratic GAIN and the George Washington Graduate School of Political Management are teaming up to bring you a day of panel discussions with senior progressive political professionals from all areas of politics who will share their stories while providing information, insights and advice on how you can begin or continue your own political career.

The registration fee is $10 for non-dues-paying members of GAIN, and free for current dues-paying members. 

Space is limited, so register early to guarantee your spot at this great event!


12:00 pm:    Careers in Advocacy with:
Georgie Aguirre-Sacasa, Political Director at America Votes
Seth Johnson, Political Campaign Manager at AFSCME
Nicole Derse, Training Director at Organizing for America

1:00 pm:     Careers on The Hill with:
Jill Allen Murray, Deputy Chief of Staff to Rep. Dan Maffei
Mike Lynch, Chief of Staff to Sen. Chuck Schumer
Lynne Weil, Communications Director for the House Committee on Foreign Affairs

2:00 pm:     Careers in Campaigning with:
Marlon Marshall, Field Director for the DCCC
Bill Lofy, Deputy Political Director at the DSCC
John Winston, Political Director at the DLCC

3:00 pm:     Careers in the Administration with:
Paulette Aniskoff in the White House Office of Personnel
Bill Hyers, White House Liaison to the Department of Veterans Affairs

4:00 - 5:00 pm:  Career Counseling Specialty Breakout Panels*:
5:00 - 6:00 pm:  Career Counseling Specialty Breakout Panels*:
(* Note:  The Career Counseling Specialty Breakout Panels will be essentially the same thing, 2x in a row.  This will mean that individual attendees will be able to learn about careers in 2 different specialties.  This will also help keep the attendance smaller, and thus allow you to get your individual questions answered by the panelists.)

After the Bootcamp, join Democratic GAIN & Generation Obama-Washington DC for:
Progressive Summer Happy Hour -
FREE Jazz & Networking @ National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden