Jamie Polliard

Internship Program & Office Manager

Jamie Polliard

After living in Santa Cruz, California for three years, Jamie is excited to be returning to the University of Denver. She has spent the last 12 years of her career developing and managing academic units in higher education. Most recently, she served as Assistant Director for the Program in Jewish Studies at CU Boulder, where she was responsible for developing the departments internship program. She is passionate about helping students integrate their academic experience with their personal and professional aspirations and inspiring a passion for life-long learning. The internship program placed students domestically and internationally in Israel and the West Bank. Prior to working at CU Boulder, Jamie was the Assistant Director for the Center for Judaic Studies at DU. In addition to higher education, Jamie has worked in international corporate settings and has extensive experience in non-profit management.

An avid traveler, she has experience building cultural education programs and working in cross-cultural settings. Jamie has lived and worked in Hong Kong and Japan with extensive travel experience throughout Western Europe, South East Asia, Central and South America, Israel and the West Bank. She holds a BS in International Business and Marketing from the University of Colorado Boulder.

 

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Resources to Strengthen Data Analysis Skills

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By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

Having strong data analysis skills is an important skill set for many careers in international relations. The ability to present complicated statistics in a …

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Strengthening Grant Writing Skills

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By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

A good grant writer must be an excellent researcher who not only finds the funding organization whose grants match with their non-profit, organization, or …

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Concise Writing Takes Practice

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By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

Concision is key. Whether you are writing an email, drafting a script, or preparing a briefing, being able to communicate clearly and concisely is …

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COVID-19 and the Federal Workforce

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The following was an article shared by the Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs (APSIA) – interesting data regarding  the impact and growth opportunities in the federal workforce.

COVID-19 and the Federal Workforce

What impact has the pandemic had …

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Fun Resources to Advance Your Foreign Language Skills

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By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student & OCPD Office Support Team Member, and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

Another skill we consistenly see being in demand from employers in International Affairs – the ability to speak …

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Resources to Expand Project Management Skills

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By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student & OCPD Office Support Team Member,  and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

Careers in international affairs require diligent leaders who bring a variety of skills that can help them manage …

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How to secure a strong recommendation letter

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Strong references are typically the second most important part of an application, right after your application essay, statement or cover letter. But, who should you ask? How should you ask? The key to securing strong recommendation letters really is about …

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Insider’s Guide to the UN Updated – Release date March 30

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NPR journalist Linda Fasulo’s guide to the United Nations has been revised and updated – due to be released March 30, 2021. This guide has established a reputation as one of the most authoritative and insightful books on its subject.

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Explore Career Paths in International Affairs

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There are so many options and directions you can take with a career in International Affairs!  We wanted to share this career guide compiled by the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), a non-profit educational organization of graduate …

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The Ultimate Interview Guide: 110 Interview Tips to Get Your Dream Job

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So you have done your research, you have reached out to your network, written the perfect cover letter and now you have landed the first interview! We found this article to have some great advice ~ pretty comprehensive ideas and tips …

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