Professional Development Committee

 

The Professional Development Committee organizes and plans career development events such as salary negotiation, resume development, networking skills, interviewing skills, and career advancement events.  The committee is also responsible for developing a mentorship program.


Want to get more involved?  Email Caitlin Nelson or Elizabeth-Burton Jones for information on upcoming committee meetings or ways to get involved in planning our professional development events.

Co-Chairs:  Caitlin Nelson & Elizabeth-Burton Jones

 

 

Caitlin Nelson serves as a Staff Assistant for House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD-05). Caitlin grew up in Orinda, California. She attended UC Santa Barbara from 2011-2013 and UC Berkeley from 2013-2015, where she graduated with a B.A. in Legal Studies.

 

 

 

 Elizabeth-Burton Jones serves as Communications Director for Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14). She previously served as Press Secretary for Congressman Scott Rigell (VA-02) and Deputy Press Secretary for Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.). Elizabeth is proudly from Canton, Ohio (home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame). In 2012, she graduated from John Carroll University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Majors in  Communications and Theatre Arts and  minors in History and Spanish. In 2014, she graduated from Georgetown University with a Master of Arts Degree in Communication, Culture and Technology.  In 2015 she was appointed Adjunct Professor for Georgetown University's Department of Performing Arts where she teaches Public Speaking. In her free time she writes for local DC community papers, sings around town and is a volunteer for the SOURCE Theatre Festival.  


 

 


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