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Opportunity is calling: Professor Eileen Harrington looks back on a career in public service

Opportunity is calling: Professor Eileen Harrington looks back on a career in public service

August 31, 2021

In a new blog series, we conducted a series of interviews with professors who have worked in the federal government as part of our ongoing efforts to inspire the next generation to consider a public service career. Our first blog post in the series features Eileen Harrington, former executive director of the Federal Trade Commission, who spoke about how her time as a public servant impacts her current work as an adjunct professor of political science.

Burt Barnow on walking the path from professor to policy advisor

Burt Barnow on walking the path from professor to policy advisor

October 20, 2021

Burt Barnow, former director of the Office of Research and Evaluation at the Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and a current professor of policy and economics at George Washington University, spoke with us about his time working in public service and the benefits a career in government can offer recent graduates.