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Jasmina Hodzic '13, left, with Katharina Kloss, the editor of Cafe Babel.
Hodzic ’13 Examines Human Labor Trafficking Through U.N. Internship

The issue of human sex trafficking has long been on the radar of international lawmakers and humanitarian organizations, but the recently emerged problem of human labor trafficking is just now beginning to come under national and international scrutiny. Jasmina Hodzic ’13 is interning at the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina with the support of a Levitt Center Public Service Grant.  More ...

Amy Soenksen '13
Soenksen ’13 Gets Taste of Legal Work at Justice Department

Amy Soenksen ’13 spent the spring semester interning and studying in the Capitol as a participant in Hamilton’s Washington D.C. Program.  When the academic year came to an end, she wasn’t quite ready to head back home to the West Coast. After hearing positive feedback about U.S. Department of Justice internships from three fellow Hamilton students, Soenksen decided to apply in the hopes of getting a taste of legal work on the federal level.  More ...

Maurice Isserman
The Nation Publishes Isserman Essay

“What Would Michael Harrington Say?,” an article by Maurice Isserman, Harrington’s biographer and the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History, appeared in The Nation on April 25. In the article, Isserman described Harrington as “the pre-eminent figure of American socialism” and noted that he was often referred to as the “man who discovered poverty.”  More ...

Washington D.C. students met with two alumni campaign professionals.
Washington Program Meets with Campaign Professionals

On March 21, students in the Program in Washington traveled to Alexandria, Va., to meet with Alicia Davis Downs ’97 and Michael Dubke ’92 to discuss technology, media and the 2012 election.  More ...

Frank Vlossak '89 and George Baker '74
Washington Students Discuss the Craft of Politics

On February 1, students in the Semester in Washington Program met with George Baker ’74 and Frank Vlossak ’89, principals at Williams and Jensen PLLC. Williams and Jensen is one of the nation's leading, independently owned government affairs law firms.  More ...

P. Gary Wyckoff
WAMC Features Wyckoff on Educational Policies

WAMC/Northeast Public Radio in Albany will feature P. Gary Wyckoff, professor of government and the director of the Public Policy Program , on Wednesday, Oct. 12, as part of the public radio station’s Academic Minute. During his reading, Wyckoff explains why holding teachers and students responsible for poor school performance ignores the single greatest factor that determines individual educational outcomes.  More ...

Consider working for the U.S. Department of State

For both summer internships and full-time entry level positions, the U.S. Department of State hires adventurous, adaptable, well-rounded strategic problem-solvers, from diverse educational, geographic and cultural backgrounds and perspectives, who want to make a contribution to the global society.  More ...

George Baker '74
George Baker '74 Discusses Careers in Washington with Students

George Baker ’74 returned to Hamilton on March 3 and spoke with students about starting their career search in Washington. The discussion, titled “So You Want to Work in Washington, D.C.: A User’s Guide to Finding a Job in the Nation's Capital,” introduced students to the nature of the Washington job market and provided a framework for beginning the search. Baker is a partner at Williams & Jensen PLLC in D.C., a litigation lobbying firm where he started working in 1980.  More ...

Up & Coming Career Spotlight: Urban Planning

As one of the 50 best careers of 2010, Urban Planning will experience strong growth over the next decade. Urban Planning is a multidisciplinary career field lending itself well to liberal arts graduates. It combines interests in the environment, community, design, land use, government relations & technology.  More ...

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