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How did WMP change your life?

 It has set me on the path for incredible job experiences, I would certainly not be working at the jobs I have without WMP

Emily Roseman, WMP Alum 2008

Name
Emily Roseman

Graduation Year (AU)
2012

What is/was your major?
Broadcast Journalism

What school do/did you attend?
School of Communication

What are you passionate about/interested in?
I am passionate about journalism, news, politics, and arts.

Your career ambition?
I’d like to be an editor, work in production, or political correspondence.

What did you do next?
After WMP, I went on to work at The White House, then spent the summer working at MSNBC, now I’m abroad in London working for a production company, deciding my next move for summer.

What are you doing now?
Right now I’m working for a production company in London.

Why did you choose WMP?
The program allowed me to intern my freshman year, something my fall admit friends were not permitted to do.

Where was your internship?
I Interned at BBC World News.

Favorite experience in the program?
It’s hard to choose; probably the Supreme Court or our visit to county jails, it was surreal.

What do you want the world to know about WMP?
It’s all about the connections you make and being determined about your internship. Take advantage of the networking, it opens so many doors.

Favorite course of study?
Definitely journalism; it’s my niche.

What do you do for fun in D.C. and on the weekends?
Monument visits, dozens of restaurants, art exhibits.

Who is/has been the biggest influence on your WMP experience so far?
My professor for Systems of Justice course; she is really nice and was so helpful with my internship experience.

Favorite quote?
“I only hope we never lose sight of one thing, that it was all started by a mouse” – Walt Disney