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Alum Connection: Forging a Government-adjacent Career in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, September 22, 2022
12:00-1:00 PM
Ever wondered what career opportunities exist that are peripheral to politics or public policy? Join LSA alum Jenna Golden (‘05 Political Science) for a conversation about how she crafted a career that spans many of the top sectors in the Washington, D.C. area. From selling ads for a liberal-leaning magazine to heading political ad sales at Twitter when it was daily headline news due to Donald Trump’s tweets, Jenna has singular expertise at the intersection of media, politics, revenue, and technology. Now she works for herself and is excited to meet LSA students to share her story and answer your questions!

About Jenna:
Jenna Golden is a successful sales and business leader with 17 years of experience in the Washington, DC market. Jenna currently runs her own consulting firm called Golden Strategies and previously was the Head of Political Advertising Sales at Twitter. Before that, she ran advertising sales for The New Republic magazine.

You should attend this session if you are:
-A U-M undergraduate LSA student
-Interested in careers in politics, advertising, and their intersection
-Curious what you could do with a major in political science or other social science disciplines
-Exploring what it takes to start your own consulting firm
-Interested in relocating to D.C. after college

What you’ll gain by attending:
-Make a connection with a successful LSA alum ready to support you
-Get ideas for how to build a career in Washington, D.C.
-Learn how to build your networking skills

RSVP NOW to be part of the conversation. The link to join this Alum Connection will be emailed to you after you RSVP.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. This event will be hosted on Zoom (learn more about Zoom accessibility) and can be accessed by phone or computer. Presentation materials may be shared in advance if requested, and live captioning will be provided. To request other accommodations please contact Sairah Husain at or 734-763-4674 so we can make arrangements.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Workshop / Seminar
Tags: Alum Connections, Consulting, Consulting And People Development, Government, Media, Tech, Technology
Source: Happening @ Michigan from LSA Opportunity Hub