Sheila C. Johnson Fellow Xevion Baptiste (MPP '16) partners with Melissa Sandgren (MPP '13) for January-term career shadowing experience at Yahoo!. Read more about Xevion's experience and the shadowing program, a partnership between the Office of Career Services and Alumni Relations, here.
January marks a busy month for CPL fellows, with field experience trips planned across the globe. Things kicked-off in Dubai, where fellows participated in the World Future Energy Summit and met with the officials of the Abu Dhabi Environment Agency. Coverage of the trip can be found in the United Arab Emirates publication, The National.
The application deadline for the 2015-16 Zuckerman Fellowship has been extended to Friday, January 9, 5:00 p.m. EST. For more information on the application process, please visit the fellowship website.
Newly-elected Washington legislators gathered at Harvard Kennedy School in December for the bi-annual Newly Elected Members of Congress orientation session, hosted by the Institute of Politics (IOP). Read more about the session and listen to an interview with Seth Moulton, representative-elect (MA-6) and former George/Zuckerman Fellow.
The World Bank cites the research of CPL's Behavioral Insights Group (BIG) in its Development Report for 2015. Of particular interest is the application of different decision-making processes in developing countries with the goal of increasing productivity, social mobility, and education opportunities.
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