Students, parents, professors, guidance counselors, and department chairs are often frustrated by the absence of a solid, readable book on policy careers and options. This book presents the career stories of twenty scholars and policy practitioners who have worked in Congress, the State Department, the CIA, Defense, international agencies, think tanks, the media, and major law firms--all of whom have been influential in shaping public policy--to give readers an accurate and realistic view of life outside the academic world.In Miami, upon entering the eighth grade, like many of my peers I was placed in an English-as-a-second-language program for ... The teacher, after reading one of my essays, a satire, said to me, aquot;I hope you dona#39;t take offense, but when I read your essay, ... One was practical, based on realistic self-knowledge: I didna#39;t think I could master the mathematics that was increasingly required to excel in the latter.
|Author||:||Howard J. Wiarda|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2002-01-01|