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Conservative Career Workshop

On Wednesday November 28, 2012

What you will learn

Conservative Career Workshop with Job and Networking Fair

Wednesday, November 28
Conservative Career Workshop in the Senate Hart Office Building, Room 902
Registration opens at 5:00 pm, dinner available at 5:15 pm, program runs from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

The Senate Hart Office Building is located on Constitution Avenue between 1st and 2nd Streets, NE. The nearest metro stops are either Union Station (red line) or Capital South (orange/blue lines).

The Conservative Career Workshop is perfect for those looking to sharpen their professional skills and for those searching for their next career move. Whether you dream of working on the Hill, in a think-tank, or for a non-profit, this workshop will teach you the skills needed to succeed on your career path.

Our expert faculty will teach you how to highlight your personal strengths to appeal to those who do the hiring. Hundreds of LI graduates now work in congressional offices and throughout various conservative organizations.

You will learn to:

• Find your career path in the conservative movement
• Successfully get a job on the Hill
• Negotiate your salary
• Enhance your resume and interview skills
• Effectively brand yourself

All attendees of the Conservative Career Workshop receive free admission to the Job and Networking Fair!

Thursday, November 29
Job and Networking Fair at the Capitol Hill Club co-sponsored by Young Conservatives Coalition (YCC)

Registration opens at 6:15 pm with the fair to run from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

The Capitol Hill Club is located at 300 1st Street SE directly across from the Capitol South metro station.

The Job and Networking Fair is the ideal place to discover a wide range of employment opportunities following the exciting election season. Representatives from recruiting organizations will be available to talk with you one-on-one. Come prepared for an interview; bring multiple copies of your resume, and dress to impress! If you aren't currently jobseeking, come to network with conservative professionals. The first 200 attendees to sign in will receive a free drink ticket. A cash bar will be available throughout the evening.


American Enterprise Institute (
America's Future Foundation (
Campaigns & Elections (
Carmen & Muss P.L.L.C. Law Firm
Center for Shared Services (
Charles Koch Institute (
Concerned Women for America (
Daily Caller (
Edelman (
Heritage Action (
Heritage Foundation (
Human Events (
Leadership Institute (
Liberty Guide (
National Journalism Center (
Red Alert Politics (
Republican Study Committee
Running Start (
Townhall/HotAir (

This is a free opportunity for those attending the Conservative Career Workshop. To attend the job fair only, there is a $10 charge at the door. If you are only attending the job fair, please do not register on this page but email with Job Fair in subject line.


For those traveling to the DC area for the two-night event, limited spots are available in the Leadership Institute dorms November 28th-29th. To reserve a place in the dorms, please email Alyssa Condrey at

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Starts Wednesday, November 28

Starts  Wednesday, November 28, 5:30 PM through Thursday, November 29

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What graduates say

Eric Dell

Eric Dell

Chief of Staff for Congressman Joe Wilson

"I encourage people to use the Leadership Institute as a way to network within conservative circles and a way to enhance their leadership skills. I always recommend LI's employment placement service to people searching for a job on Capitol Hill."

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

US Senator (R-KY), Senate Majority Leader

"Thanks to you (Morton) and everyone who has served on your staff. There are countless conservatives making a difference in public policy across the country. As one of your earliest students, I know firsthand what a wonderful foundation the Leadership Institute's education provides for someone involved in public service"

Your faculty

Eric Dell

Eric Dell

Chief of Staff for Congressman Joe Wilson

Eric Dell serves as the Chief of Staff and Counsel to Congressman Joe Wilson. After previous service from 2001 to 2006, Dell returned to serve in this capacity in November 2008. Dell leads a congressional team, which incl...

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Chris Malagisi

Chris Malagisi

Editor-in-Chief, Conservative Book Club

Christopher Malagisi is Editor in Chief of the Conservative Book Club (division of Salem Media Group), which is the largest political book club in the country with over 750K members nationwide. Malagisi is responsible for ...

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Emily Miller

Emily Miller

Communications Director, Congressman Dave Joyce

Emily Miller is the Communications Director for Congressman David Joyce.

Prior to the Hill, Emily served as Director of the Leadership Institute's Career Services department. In this role, she connected conservative...

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Jeffrey Shapiro

Jeffrey Shapiro

Jeff Shapiro joined Peck Madigan Jones following six years as Chief of Staff to Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE), a member of the Ways and Means Committee. He brings more than a decade of political and public policy experience to ...

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Steven Sutton

Steven Sutton

Vice President for Development, The Leadership Institute

Steven joined the Leadership Institute eight 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. ...

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