University of Vermont

Washington D.C. Career Networking Night

Thursday, January 11, 2018
6:00 - 8:00pm
Venable LLP - 10th Floor, 600 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Connect with UVM alumni representing a variety of career fields throughout Washington D.C.

  • Expand your professional network
  • Make connections in your field of interest
  • Learn how to network and job search effectively in Washington D.C.
  • Get advice from experienced professionals who live and work in the capital!

$10 registration fee. Professional dress. Light refreshments.

Register at Washington D.C. Networking Night Registration Form or call 1-888-458-8691.


6:00-6:15pm - Registration and Refreshments
6:30pm - Program Welcome and Kickoff Speaker
7:00pm - Networking Reception


Alumni networkers from various fields and career paths will be available to share insights and answer your questions one-on-one. Here is a sneak peak at some of the alumni joining us.



Maya Aleshnick '10, Senior Research Associate, Medical Science and Computer, contractor for National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Paul Donohoo-Vallett '07, Analyst, U.S. Department of Energy
Sydney Lucia '12, Program Manager for Europe an International Organizations, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Brendan Malone '11, Analyst, Federal Reserve Board
Julie Seger '11, Government Relations Manager, National Park Foundation


Laura Fionda '04, Trademark Examining Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Bilal Sultan '07, Attorney, In-house Counsel, DXC Technology
Jaye Tani '80, Attorney

Finance & Real Estate

Meredith Bessette '08, Project Manager, The Motley Fool
David Crowley '88, President, Capital Properties Group, Inc.

Health & Research

Ingrid Herrera-Yee '04, Clinical and Research Psychologist, Booz Allen Hamilton
Molly Kelly-Yahner '11, Manager, Government and External Affairs, Herbalife Nutrition

Nonprofit & International

Shayna Camp '12, Foundation Development Coordinator, AFP Foundation for Philanthropy
Julia Drost '08, Chief of Staff, International Center for Research on Women
Kristyna Meyer '91, Community Relations Specialist (volunteer)


Michael Lawliss '14, Staff Assistant, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders
Katie Seelen '14, Assistant to the Chief of Staff / Legislative Correspondent, U.S. Senator Susan Collins
Michaela Yarnell '14, Legislative Aide, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders


Joel Blouin '05, Director and Co-founder, Rotunda Solutions
Casey Manning '12, Marketing Communications Manager, LearnZillion
Burton Putrah '09, Data Support Manager, Measure UAS Inc.

Trade Organizations

Lisa Jacobson '92, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy
Heidi Keller '04, Policy Advisor, American Petroleum Institute

For disability related accommodations, please call (802)656-3450 or email in advance.

This event is co-sponsored by the UVM Career Center & the UVM Alumni Association.

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