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So you want to work at a think tank?

Ever wondered what goes on at a think tank? Find out what skills you need to work at one.

McGill University Graduate Career Month

Presenters (left to right): Siomonn Pulla, senior research associate at the Centre for the North - Conference Board of Canada; Laura Hernandez, Public History; Sébastien A. Côté, associate director, Quebec and Francophonie at the Fraser Institute; Jeremy Leonard, research director at the Institute for Research on Public Policy.

Intro - Conference Board of Canada (12:43)

Intro - Public History (9:35)

Intro - Fraser Institute (6:13)

Intro - Institute for Research on Public Policy (11:46)

Q+A - Part 1 (17:07)

Q+A - Part 2 (6:43)

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I have a unique knowledge base and perspective. I'm a unique critical thinker and a very good researcher. I would like to work for a think tank. Much of my knowledge is from independent study. My question is this. Are there think tanks you can work on from home via computer. If there are meetings that require travel I would be willing to attend.
My main areas of interest are esoteric studies, politics, and generally improving life for Americans and citizens of the world. I am well read in areas of religion, medicine and can quickly become educated and informed on just about any topic and come up with ideas that could improve many situations and topics. Thank you for taking the time to read this. My email is available upon request and I am available for phone interviews. Thank you for any input you might provide.

Posted by Jon, Oct 1, 2012 9:19 AM

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