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DC Semester Q and A

Jillian Lee Turner
Spring 2010



Brief bio:

I am from Tyrone, GA and attended UGA from 2007-2011. While at UGA, I earned a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs. Highlights of my college experience include interning in UGA’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions and also on the Hill for Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC). After graduation, I joined Wildfire Interactive, a social media marketing software startup in Silicon Valley. In July 2012, we were acquired by Google and I officially became a Googler focusing on recruiting and staffing efforts.

Expected graduation:

2011

Degree objective:

MPA, BA

Why I went:

To learn more about the way our government works! It was an invaluable experience.

Favorite spot to visit:

Eastern Market

Most memorable day:

Being in DC to witness the historic healthcare reform vote.

Why I'm glad I went:

It was an amazing opportunity to network with DC Dawgs and to learn about the way our Congress operates.

Where I interned:

Office of Senator Kay Hagan

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