Aiman Najah

When I was in high school, I knew relatively early-on that I wanted to pursue engineering in college in any shape or form. I knew I wanted to work with my hands and bring positive change to the world through my work. However, everyday discussions about different subjects like climate change, software development, and the…

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The federal government may keep some matters confidential, but one well-known fact is that workforce hiring needs are dependent on more millennials becoming involved in public service. According to federal workforce data from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in 2018, 14% of the federal workforce is over 60, while 7.8% is under 30 (out of a…

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Congratulations to Kenza Sandi for being selected as the Student Ambassador of the Month! Kenza has been representing ABPA on her campus of University of Maryland, College Park. We are beyond impressed of all she has achieved and done to increase the engagement and success of ABPA throughout this past year. Her dedication to ABPA…

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Leigh Federici, Student Intern for ABPA-BLM Program I am a senior at the University of Connecticut, graduating December 2019. I will be graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources. Last summer, through ABPA, I got the chance to intern with the Bureau of Land Management in Rock Springs, Wyoming.  I worked as a Cartographic…

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You might not have heard of Andy Shallal, but odds are you’ve heard of his work. Andy Shallal is an Iraqi-American artist who has profoundly influenced the DC area in many ways. One of the most prominent ways he has affected our community is through founding the amazing establishment Poets and Busboys. A DC staple, this…

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ABPA recently participated in another successful networking & recruitment event.  On October 30th, 2019, ABPA had the opportunity to attend the Georgetown University (GU) & George Washington University (GWU) Media, Journalism, and Public Affairs Networking Fair. The Networking Fair was held at George Washington University in the Marvin Center 3rd Floor Continental Ballroom. The fair…

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Firms and organizations attend career fairs to generate interest in openings at their company. They recruit for internships, summer jobs, post-graduate positions, and other initiatives. Because they come to the student’s domain, you are able to take advantage of their presence by engaging, showing a positive and professional demeanor, strategizing about the desired results, and being…

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Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB), said that, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” Joe Lahoud, recently honored for the impact he made as one of the historic players in baseball history, lays claim to the title of the MLB’s first player…

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