An Insider s Guide to Political Jobs in Washington

Starting from the date of a president's election, it takes such a long time to get a job through the political appointment process—often many, many months—that you should try to have something else to do while waiting.

An Insider s Guide to Political Jobs in Washington

Praise for An Insider's Guide to POLITICAL JOBS IN WASHINGTON "Bill Endicott has written a remarkable description of whatWashington political jobs entail, how you get them, and where theylead-a public service." -Gerald Ford 38th President of the United States, Former Minority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives "Public service is essential to our democracy. Bill Endicott's book. . . is the best primer I have read to help those interested inserving in our nation's capital. For those of us who have had theopportunity to work in political jobs, this experience benefitsboth the individual and the country." -Leon Panetta Former U.S. Representative, Director of the Office of Managementand Budget, and White House Chief of Staff "A view of the process from the inside-from someone who's beenthere many times. No other source puts all the critical tips intoone place as this book does. The perspective on the process isunique. The personal anecdotes and interviews are invaluable. Weplan to recommend it to everyone who walks in the door hoping tofind a job in politics." -Jennifer Blanck Director of Career and Alumni Services, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University and -John Noble Director of Career Services, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Insiders Guide to Washington

A good number of books deal with finding a job in Metro Washington. Some of the most helpful are: • An Insiders' Guide to Political Jobs in Washington by William T. Endicott, John Wiley & Sons—Former president Gerald Ford gave this rave ...

Insiders  Guide   to Washington

Majestic monuments and memorials. Renowned museums. Top-notch restaurants and hotels. A truly world-class town. • A personal, practical perspective for travelers and residents alike • Comprehensive listings of attractions, restaurants, and accommodations • How to live & thrive in the area—from recreation to relocation • Countless details on shopping, arts & entertainment, and children's activities

Extraordinary Jobs in Government

Great Jobs for Foreign Language Majors. Lincolnwood, Ill.: VGM Career Books, 2001. Endicott, William T. An Insider's Guide to Political Jobs in Washington. New York: Wiley, 2003. Farr, Michael, LaVerne L. Ludden, and Laurence Shatkin, ...

Extraordinary Jobs in Government


Insider s Guide to Finding a Job in Washington

Washington , D.C .: Congressional Quarterly , 1998 . Frantzich , Stephen E. Storming Washington : An Intern's Guide to National Government . 4th ed . Washington , D.C .: American Political Science Association , 1994 .

Insider s Guide to Finding a Job in Washington

Billed as the only job-search guide that focuses exclusively on public-policy careers, this book provides tips to getting jobs in the government, private sector, and media in the nation's capital.

Cool Careers For Dummies

... losses you decide to switch careers, the connections you've made will likely help you land a job. Wikipedia entry: en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/politician. William Endicott's book: An Insider's Guide to Political Jobs in Washington, DC.

Cool Careers For Dummies

Every year, thousands of people change careers. Whether you are a recently graduated student looking to put what you studied to good use or an experienced professional looking for a change in routine, finding a career that really suits you can be a daunting task. Cool Careers for Dummies helps you discover what you really want out of life, what your passions are, and how well you perform in different environments, and then shows you how to use this information to find a career that suits you. Now revised and up-to-date, this easy-to-use guidebook helps you explore your job options and make clear-minded decisions. This new edition gives you the tools you need to: Search for and find a career that fits your talents Land the job you want Train for your new found career Mold your resume into a masterpiece Put on a stunning interview Improve your career by making the most out of your job Explore the fun and profit of self-employment Along with these features, Cool Careers for Dummies provides a self-assessment section to help you identify your interests. After answering a few questions about yourself, you’ll apply your answers to the Cool Careers Yellow Pages, which profiles more than 500 great careers. It also lets you in on some unwritten codes of the office, such as having integrity, defusing saboteurs, and maintaining office relationships. So what are you waiting for? Get Cool Careers for Dummies and find the job of your dreams today!

Career Opportunities in Politics Government and Activism

Report updated May 22, 2007. URL: http://www. excelgov.org. Dumbaugh, Kerry, and Gary Serota. Capitol Jobs: An Insider's Guide to Finding a Job in Congress. Washington, D.C.: Tilden Press, 1984. Fisher, Anne. “Uncle Sam's Hiring Spree.

Career Opportunities in Politics  Government  and Activism

The book tells you everything you need to know to start an career or change the direction of your current career in politics, government, or activism.

Policy Passages

Where and how to find professional and non - professional positions in local , state , and federal government in the U.S. , Canada , and overseas . Maxwell , Bruce . Insider's Guide to Finding a Job in Washington .

Policy Passages

Students, parents, professors, guidance counselors, and department chairs are often frustrated by the absence of a solid, readable book on policy careers and options. This book presents the career stories of twenty scholars and policy practitioners who have worked in Congress, the State Department, the CIA, Defense, international agencies, think tanks, the media, and major law firms--all of whom have been influential in shaping public policy--to give readers an accurate and realistic view of life outside the academic world.

NACE Journal

In addition , Endicott's excitement about politics as a “ noble undertaking ” is contagious , and readers will likely be inspired . An Insider's Guide to Political Jobs in Washington is a valuable tool for career services professionals ...

NACE Journal


An Insider s Guide to the Un

—Jeffrey Laurenti, international affairs analyst A Tale of Two Cities The US ambassador, based in New York, holds a complicated position owing to US geopolitical eminence and the nature of policymaking in Washington. “The job of an ...

An Insider s Guide to the Un

Thoroughly revised and updated, a new edition of the most popular guide to the UN for students and interested readers Prominent NPR journalist Linda Fasulo's guide to the United Nations has established a reputation as the most lively, authoritative, and insightful book on its subject. The fourth edition comes at a time when nuclear proliferation has moved to the top of the Security Council's agenda, followed closely by the Syrian crisis, the effects of climate change, and international terrorism. Thoroughly revised and updated, with many new profiles and interviews with the organization's current diplomats, this edition remains an indispensable resource for anyone wishing to understand the role and structure of the UN.

Insider s Guide to Key Committee Staff of the U S Congress 2009

Professional: 1995–1996, deputy political director, Dole for President, Washington, DC. 1996, special assistant to ... “Our job is to articulate in no uncertain terms what the Republican agenda is and what our policy positions are ...

Insider s Guide to Key Committee Staff of the U S  Congress  2009

"The Almanac of the Unelected" is the leading source for information about Congressional staff: the essential individuals who help elected officials establish political positions on issues, craft legislation, and put policies in place. This new edition features in-depth profiles of more than 600 senior Congressional committee staff members.

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Washington  D  C

In this guide, readers can find information on Washington, D.C., and on its near neighbours in Virginia and Maryland. Capital flavours include ethnic eats, fine arts, a lively music and cheater scene, bountiful gardens, and architecture.

Personnel Literature

H31u Hawkins , James E. The Uncle Sam connection ; an insider's guide to Federal employment . Washington , The Author , 1976. 140p . Descriptors : * Government service as a career / U.S. Civil Service Commission / * Applications for ...

Personnel Literature


Insider s Guide to Key Committee Staff of the U S Congress 2010

Professional: 1995–96, deputy political director, Dole for President, Washington, DC. ... “Our job is to articulate in no uncertain terms what the Republican agenda is and what our policy positions are for America, and to do that as ...

Insider s Guide to Key Committee Staff of the U S  Congress 2010

The Insider's Guide to Key Committee Staff of the U.S. Congress contains in-depth profiles on key congressional staff members that you will not find elsewhere. The information provided on these personnel gives you not only the contact information and other pertinent data but also the inside track to those people. These are the staffers who work with and support the representatives and senators in various important roles that help to enact change or refine existing laws and codes that govern our nation.

Public Interest Job Search Guide

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT A political insider's guide to members of Congress and Governors , from their voting records ... Washington , D.C. ( 202 ) 332-1700 , 1986 ) The true insider's guide to launching your Congressional job hunt in ...

Public Interest Job Search Guide


Careers in Nonprofit and Government Agencies

tIP > Don't rule out a government job if you're aiming to travel or relocate— some federal positions will take you to scenic, historic, or exotic locations. Not everyone with a federal agency job is based in Washington, D.C. In fact, ...

Careers in Nonprofit and Government Agencies


An Insider s Guide To Working for the Federal Government

For instance, I was once offered a job in San Diego which offered a pay raise of 1.5 percent over the same grade in Washington, D.C., due to the higher cost of living in southern California. All these pay rate tables can be adjusted ...

An Insider s Guide To Working for the Federal Government

The author of the well-received A Guide to Federal Contracting, Dan Lindner demystifies the daily workings of the federal government at the operational level.

The Insider Guide to Policy Experts

120 ) * Stephen O. Goodrick , National Right to Work Committee , Springfield , VA ( p . 126 ) * Robert Hunter , Mackinac Center for Public Policy , Midland , MI ( p . 150 ) Karen Kerrigan , the polling company , Washington , DC ( p .

The Insider Guide to Policy Experts


Insiders Guide to Civil War Sites in the South

As the debate over slavery raged in the 1820s and 1830s, two particular positions arose as a Southern answer to the seeming pro-Northern stance taken by Washington politics: “states' rights” and “nullification.

Insiders  Guide   to Civil War Sites in the South

Civil War history buffs will love this unique travel guide to the South's most famous and infamous battle sites, including historical background, directions to hard-to-find locations, and tips on where to stay, eat, and shop.

Industries and Careers for Engineers 2008

There are two basic types of federal agency positions: civil service; and political, or Schedule C, appointments. Not all people with federal agency jobs are based in Washington, D.C. Consider the postal employee braving snow, rain, ...

Industries and Careers for Engineers 2008