Webinar: Tips for a Career on Capitol Hill
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm


Interested in a career on the Hill? Want to learn more about what it's like to work in government consulting? Sam Riestenberg '11 shares her experiences as a former Congressional staffer and current government consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, along with tips for working and networking within Washington, D.C.

You will learn:

  • About working on the Hill, including how offices are staffed and supported.
  • How government consultants support government clients.
  • How best to get your foot in the door for positions in government and government consulting.


About the speaker:

Samantha Riestenberg works as an associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, where she leads communications for a National Science Foundation program. Previously, she served as scheduler and director of operations for Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick of Arizona during the 113th Congress.

Riestenberg graduated from the University of Arizona in 2011 with a B.A. in political science. In 2017, she received her master's degree from Georgetown University in public relations and corporate communications. She has lived in the D.C.-metro area for a little over seven years and currently lives in Maryland with her husband and dog.



This webinar is brought to you by the UA Alumni Career and Professional Development Lab.

With questions about access or to request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation in this event such as ASL interpreting, captioned videos, Braille or electronic text, etc., please email career@al.arizona.edu.