February 24, 2016, 12:00pm
Careers and Internships in Washington
Presenter: Director of Penn in Washington, Dr. Martinez and Jake Gutman, Penn Alum, Carnegie Endowment
Location: Arch Building, Room 108 (3601 Locust Walk)

Join the Middle East Center for a lunch workshop on internship and career opportunities in Washington, D.C that utilize a major or minor in Modern Middle East studies.

Guest Speakers include:

Dr. Martinez, Director of Penn in Washington

Dr. Martinez advises several hundred Penn students a year on finding internships in Washington, D.C. and has written, “Washington Internships: How to Get Them and Use Them to Launch Your Public Policy Career,” (Penn Press, February 2009). More recently she has published, “Internships Everywhere: Opportunities Outside the Beltway.” Dr. Martinez teaches several classes about policymaking in the United States and is a pre-major advisor in the College of Arts and Science at Penn.

Jake Gutman, Penn Alum, Carnegie Endowment

Jake is a junior fellow in the Democracy and Rule of Law program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. Prior to joining Carnegie he was a research associate studying the Muslim Brotherhood at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. Gutman has had previous experiences at the U.S. Department of State and NBC News Washington Bureau. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pennsylvania in Political Science and Modern Middle Eastern Studies.

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED