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Federal Fridays

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Virtual (Link in SpiderConnect)
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Federal Fridays is a series of virtual chats that allow students to learn from Spider alumni and friends of the University who work in a variety of careers related to non-profit, government, and education. These virtual chats are conducted in a group setting and provide you the opportunity to hear about interesting career paths, ask specific questions about the industry, and develop meaningful connections that can help you move forward in your own career. Students of all majors and class years with an interest in serving the common good through non-profit, government, and/or education careers are encouraged to attend.

Speaker: Luis Parrales, '18, Academic Programs Senior Associate at American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Luis Parrales is an academic programs senior associate at the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington, DC think tank. He develops and executes large-scale public policy conferences and educational seminars for undergraduate students. Mr. Parrales previously interned at The Heritage Foundation and at the startup nonprofit RVA Rapid Transit. He has also participated in the Natural Law and Public Affairs Seminar at the Witherspoon Institute and the AEI Summer Honors Program. He is a 2020 public policy fellow at The Fund for American Studies, and the co-host of the podcast, "Panorama: on politics, Latinos, and conservatism." He graduated from the University of Richmond in 2018 with a degree in political science and a minor in English.

This event is open to current students.