An Insider's Guide to Political Jobs in Washington by William T. Endicott

By William T. Endicott

Compliment for An Insider's consultant to POLITICAL JOBS IN WASHINGTON

"Bill Endicott has written a notable description of what Washington political jobs entail, the way you get them, and the place they lead-a public service."
-Gerald Ford
thirty eighth President of the U.S.,
Former Minority chief, U.S. condo of Representatives

"Public provider is vital to our democracy. invoice Endicott's e-book . . . is the simplest primer i've got learn to assist these drawn to serving in our nation's capital. For these folks who've had the chance to paintings in political jobs, this event advantages either the person and the country."
-Leon Panetta
Former U.S. consultant, Director of the place of work of administration and funds, and White condo leader of Staff

"A view of the method from the inside-from a person who is been there again and again. No different resource places all of the serious information into one position as this ebook does. the point of view at the procedure is exclusive. the private anecdotes and interviews are worthy. We plan to suggest it to every body who walks within the door hoping to discover a task in politics."
-Jennifer Blanck
Director of occupation and Alumni companies,
Georgetown Public coverage Institute, Georgetown collage and
-John Noble
Director of occupation companies,
Kennedy university of presidency, Harvard collage

Show description

Read Online or Download An Insider's Guide to Political Jobs in Washington PDF

Best job hunting books

Careers for History Buffs and Others Who Learn from the Past, 3rd Ed. (McGraw-Hill Careers for You)

Permit your wisdom of the earlier set your destiny occupation direction Do you're thinking that in time strains? Does anything 100 years outdated look new to you? Are you the 1st one in line on the museum and the final to depart whilst it closes? if you happen to spoke back certain to any of those questions, your occupation selection has already been made.

Getting Back to Work: Everything You Need to Bounce Back and Get a Job After a Layoff (Business Skills and Development)

A really masterful ebook on profession transition and activity looking, in particular in gentle of the present kingdom of our financial system. It addresses a wide range of subject matters which are vital for nearly each task seeker. " -Carmen Croonquist, Director of profession providers, college of Wisconsin HOW DO you progress ON AFTER BEING LAID OFF?

Getting an IT Help Desk Job For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

Stand out in a single of it truly is quickest turning out to be activity markets if you are trying to find a role in IT, the assistance table is the guts and soul of such a lot IT operations, and a very good start line for a promising occupation. With assistance from Getting an IT support table task For Dummies, you are going to achieve the information and information to chop throughout the confusion of navigating the knowledge know-how activity marketplace.

There Is Life After College: What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow

Long island instances BestsellerFrom the bestselling writer of school Unbound comes a hopeful, inspiring blueprint to aid alleviate mom and dad’ anxiousness and get ready their college-educated baby to effectively land an exceptional activity after commencement. Saddled with hundreds of thousands of bucks of debt, today’s students are graduating into an doubtful activity industry that's leaving them financially depending on their mom and dad for years to come—a truth that has left mum and dad brooding about: What did I pay all that money for?

Extra info for An Insider's Guide to Political Jobs in Washington

Sample text

Hillary Clinton got her first job in politics as a staff member of the House Judiciary Committee. She impressed a law school Endicott_01 12/11/02 3:26 PM Page 30 GETTING THAT FIRST JOB 30 ➣ ➣ ➣ ➣ professor who recommended her to the staff director. I know many people who have followed this pattern. In fact, former labor secretary Robert Reich used to complain that he had students who signed up for his college courses not because they were interested in the subject matter but because they wanted to get to know him because of his political connections.

In the first place, independents aren’t allowed to vote in primaries, and primaries are where key decisions are made as to who the final candidates will be. Independents don’t donate as much money to campaigns, don’t work in them as much, and may not even go to the polls on election day. FIGURE OUT WHO GETS THINGS DONE Once you know what you believe in, you need to find politicians who share those views. But more than that, you need to find the ones who are effective in getting things done in those areas.

Jon-Christopher Bua parlayed a career as an actor and acting coach into communications jobs in politics. Each of these people developed skills that set them apart from others and combined them with belief in a candidate and certain issues to land a job in politics. But there are many paths, as the Chapter 8 case studies show. Almost all the people profiled there have college degrees. More than half have advanced degrees: 35 percent have masters’ degrees, 17 percent have law degrees, and 14 percent have doctorates.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.85 of 5 – based on 40 votes