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Capitol Hill Staff Training School

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What you will learn

Capitol Hill Staff Training School

2 days, free breakfast, lunch, and accommodation included!

At the Capitol Hill Staff Training School, Capitol Hill veterans, including chiefs of staff, will teach you how to highlight your personal strengths to appeal to those who do the hiring.

You could join the hundreds of graduates of the Institute who work in congressional offices on Capitol Hill and throughout various organizations within the conservative movement.

You will learn to:

  • Discover the opportunities in the House, Senate, and in Committees
  • Understand the legislative and budgetary process
  • Research and communicate complex issues effectively
  • Network and market yourself on the Hill
  • Stand out at an interview and negotiate a higher salary
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Details

Starts Monday, November 26

Mon 26:   9:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EST
Tue 27:   9:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EST

Location:

Leadership Institute
Steven P.J. Wood Building
1101 N Highland St
Arlington, VA 22201 Map

Cost

$50.00 $20.00 discount for early registration until 11/20/18 Your Cost: $30.00

Manager

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Ben Woodward

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Your faculty

Abigail Alger

Abigail Alger

Digital Director

Abigail (Abby) Alger is the Director of Digital Training for the Leadership Institute.

Previously she was the Digital Director for Freedom Partners and for the House Republican Conference for Chairwoman Cathy McMorr...

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Rachel Bovard

Rachel Bovard

Senior Director of Policy, Conservative Partnership Institute

Bovard has over a decade of experience fighting for conservative policies in Washington. Beginning in 2006, she served in both the House and Senate in various roles including as legislative director for Senator Rand Paul, ...

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Terry Campo

Terry Campo

Attorney, The Law Offices of Terry Campo, PLLC

Terry T. Campo is the President of The Campo Group, Ltd., a Springfield, Illinois-based political consulting and research firm he founded upon leaving government service i...

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Lauren Canfield

Lauren Canfield

Military Legislative Assistant, Rep. Stefanik (NY-21)

Lauren is the Military Legislative Assistant for Representative Stefanik (NY-21). Before taking on this position, she worked in a variety of other positions in Capitol Hill offices including as a Legislative Aide for Sen. ...

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Kevin Dowling

Kevin Dowling

Legislative Director, Rep. Lee Zeldin

Kevin Dowling is the Legislative Director for Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY-1). In addition to leading the Congressman's legislative team, Kevin also manages Rep. Zeldin's assignment on the House Financial Services Committee. He h...

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Deborah Mazol

Deborah Mazol

Chief of Staff, Rep. Andy Biggs

Deborah is the current Chief of Staff for Rep. Andy Biggs and has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. Her previous Hill experience includes being a legislative assistant in a Senate office, staff a...

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Lila Nieves-Lee

Lila Nieves-Lee

Director of Congressional Affairs, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Lila Neeves-Lee is the Director of Congressional Affairs at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, a position she was appointed to in July 2017. Prior to this, Lila worked as a Legislative Assistant on the House Comm...

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Michael Sobolik

Michael Sobolik

Legislative Aide, Sen. Ted Cruz

Michael Sobolik serves as a Legislative Aide for Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and manages his Asia-Pacific policy portfolio. He also advises on strategic systems and missile defense, and has crafted policy positions into legisl...

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Steve Sutton

Steve Sutton

Vice President for Development, The Leadership Institute

Steven joined the Leadership Institute nine years ago as Vice President of Programs. As Vice President of Programs, he directed all LI's training programs, from political grassroots to student groups on college campuses. H...

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James Wallner

James Wallner

Senior Fellow - Governance Project, R Street Institute

James Wallner is a senior fellow of the R Street Institute and member of R Street's Governance Project and Legislative Branch Capacity Working Group teams. He researches and writes about Congress, especial...

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Chad Yelinski

Chad Yelinski

Legislative Director, Rep. Mark Meadows

As a former staffer in the United States' Senate and current U.S House of Representatives staffer, Chad's legislative focus has primarily included domestic policy, healthcare, government reform, energy, labor, and commerce...

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