Career Paths

Want to Know How to Land a Government Job? Dr. Heather Wickramarachi Provides Advice Based on Her Experience at the USITC

Heather Wickramarachi is a Senior International Economist in the Office of industries at the United States International Trade Commission (USITC), an independent federal agency. She has a PhD from the University of California – Irvine. Prior to […]

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Dr. Maria Puerta-Riera Talks about the Benefits of a Career at a Community College & How COVID-19 is Likely to Affect These Institutions

Dr. Maria Puerta-Riera is a political scientist with a doctorate in cultural studies, dedicated to political analysis, specializing in issues related to democracy in Venezuela and Latin America. She is currently teaching social sciences (Research Techniques in Social […]

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Dr. Menna Demessie: How a Political Science PhD Prepared Her for a Career at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Menna Demessie is the Vice President of Policy Analysis and Research at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. She also serves on the advisory board of APSA’s Congressional Fellowship Program. What kind of work do you […]

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Interested in a Community College Career? Dr. Shawna Brandle Talks about Her Experiences at Kingsborough Community College

Shawna M. Brandle is an Associate Professor at Kingsborough Community College.  She holds a PhD in Political Science from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. What’s a typical week like at […]