Make a Difference in the Federal Government
Learn a fresh perspective on jobs and internships from America’s largest employer!
Wednesday, November 2 at 5 p.m.
Walsh Library, Beck Rooms A & B
- The Whitehead School’s Office of Internships and Career Development,
- The Career Center,
- Undergraduate Diplomacy Student Association, and
- Graduate Diplomacy Council
Open to all Undergraduate and Graduate students.
Learn about government service from someone with an inside perspective. This presentation will offer students insight into federal career opportunities and how America’s young professionals can solve some of the most pressing challenges facing our country and the world. Jared Summers, a Department of Defense civilian working for the U.S. Air Force in Arlington, VA, will share his experience in public service and discuss current opportunities in federal employment.
Mr. Summers serves as the Strategic Production Manager on the F-35 Lightning II program. In this capacity he serves as the acquisition program manager with cost, schedule, and performance responsibilities for developing, establishing, implementing, and controlling contractual, financial, and technical aspects of a multi-billion dollar F-35 Production program which procures aircraft, training, maintenance and support for the US Air Force, Navy, Marines, eight International Partners, and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Customers.
Jared also has experience in Acquisition Logistics, Contracting, and Test and Evaluation. Jared’s formal education includes a Bachelors degree in Marketing, a Masters of Business Administration, and a Masters in Military Operational Art and Science. In addition to formal education and multiple acquisition certifications, he has also completed Intermediate Professional Military education in residence earning Joint Professional Military Education Phase I credit.
In addition to his duties Jared also takes an active role in junior force development. He implemented a Junior Force council which provides mentoring, networking, and career development opportunities to junior civilian and military members at his center.
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