Written by Jennifer Fantin, Recruitment and Admissions Assistant
As the nation’s capital and a hub for many organizations, Washington is a top place to network. In DC there is always something going on, and the best way to add new professional contacts to your arsenal is to take advantage of these great events. There are countless networking opportunities every week, and if you get out there and make the most of it, the benefits will be plentiful.
Although free time is scarce, try and fit some of these upcoming events into your busy schedule:
- Iran’s New President: Implications for the United States– This panel discussion will be taking place at the Heritage Foundation from 12:00pm-1:00pm this Wednesday, July 24. It will cover a range of topics related to the current political situation in Iran. For complete details and registration information click here.
- Healthcare Consulting Panel and Networking Mixer– Stop by Policy this Thursday from 6:00pm-9:00pm to network with healthcare professionals and other interested individuals while enjoying a cocktail. For complete details and registration information click here.
- What Economists Think about Immigration- If this topic is of interest to you, attend an informative lecture at the Cato Institute at 12:00pm on Friday, July 26. Listen as various panel guests discuss their stance on recent issues concerning immigration reform. For complete details and registration information click here.
- Inside Media: Washington’s ‘Media Industrial Complex’- Visit the Newseum and hear from New York Times Magazine chief national correspondent Mark Leibovich on his new book ‘This Town’. The event will take place on Saturday, July 27 at 2:30pm and provide attendees with controversial look at Washington’s incestuous media industrial complex. For complete details and registration information click here.
- The Next 50 Years of the African Union- African Union Agenda 2063, focuses on how the continent should, over the next 50 years, create solutions and confront key challenges in order to become an integrated, competitive, peaceful continent and a dynamic force in the global community. This lecture will be held at the Brookings Institute on July 30 at 3:30pm. For complete details and registration information click here.
Think about joining some local networking groups while in DC. These organizations aim to connect local professionals and put on great events: