Advice from a Director Working in Politics

Tom is the Executive Director of The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia. Located in Charlottesville, VA, Tom and his team create and execute a variety of programs to teach ethics, bipartisanship, and public policy to young leaders in high school, college, and early on in their careers on the campaign trail.

Want to learn more about Tom? Watch this informational interview where he discusses his role, the loves and challenges of his work, and how you can prepare for a career in this field.

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For more information about related programs at UOG, please contact Jaran Aguon, Iris Lapid, or Royce Camacho.

Jaran Aguon, SBPA Academic Advisor and Assessment Coordinator

Iris Lapid, SBPA Administrative Support Assistant

Royce Camacho, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Academic Advisor and English Instructor

Don’t forget to check out Career Connect’s directory of student organizations to find peers with common interests, such as…

  • CPT: Student Center for the Public Trust
  • APS: Alpha Phi Sigma – Lambda Psi Chapter – The Criminal Justice Honor Society
  • AMA: American Marketing Association
  • E-Society: Entrepreneur Society
  • JAS: Junior Accountants Society
  • PALSS: Public Administration and Legal Studies Society
  • SHRM: Society for Human Resource Management
  • TAG: Tourism Awareness Group
  • UNA-USA: United Nations Association of the USA
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