Alumnus to present on government careers

hookThe campus community is invited to learn about working for the federal government from alumnus Chris Hook Thursday, Oct. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in Mather House 100.

Chris Hook works as a budget analyst for the United States Department of Justice. He focuses on the department’s litigating divisions, health care fraud and witness protection. He entered the federal service as a Presidential Management Fellow in 2004 and has held positions at the Drug Enforcement Administration and the National Security Division. In addition to his current role, he completed the DOJ LEAP Leadership Fellowship in 2011. At the event, he will discuss what it’s like to work for the federal government and the various pathways that one can use to enter the federal service, such as internships, fellowships and direct applications.

While at CWRU, Hook majored in political science and psychology and minored in religion and English; he graduated with his Masters in Political Science in 2004. Chris currently serves as the president of the CWRU Washington, DC-Baltimore Chapter and is a member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors.

The Department of Political Science will sponsor the event.

For questions and additional information, contact Jennifer Bochik or Samantha Hill at 216.368.2424.