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Professional Development Workshop


What you will learn

Professional Development Workshop

$15 (dinner included)

Having a successful career in the conservative movement is about more than just working hard. Effective conservative leaders are proactive. They sharpen their professional skills to guarantee their advancement.

The Professional Development Workshop is a compact, but comprehensive training to teach you:

  • To write resumes and cover letters that stand out
  • Build your network and become established in conservative circles
  • Show the best of yourself at interviews
  • Manage your reputation and brand in the movement

Thousands of conservatives who have been trained by the Leadership Institute are climbing the ladder to their dream jobs. Register today and learn the skills they are using to succeed.


Starts Monday, September 18

Mon. 18 5:30 - 9:30 PM

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



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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

Paul Alfonse

Paul Alfonse

Intern Coordinator, Leadership Institute

Paul Alfonse is the Intern Coordinator at the Leadership Institute. Prior to his position as the Intern Coordinator, Paul worked for the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity where he assisted investigative jour...

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Patricia Simpson

Patricia Simpson

Director of Career Programs, Leadership Institute

Patricia is the Director of Career Programs at the Leadership Institute. In addition to overseeing the Department's trainings, she manages all aspects of Conservative Jobs - the Institute's free job placement service. Prior t...

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Ben Woodward

Ben Woodward

Programs Coordinator, Leadership Institute

Ben grew up in the small suburban town of Halesowen in the UK and graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2014 having read political science. While at University he interned with a number of British members of parliame...

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