Chair Connolly to Host OPM Director for Conversation About Opportunities for Next Generation of Public Servants

Sep 30, 2021
Press Release

Washington, D.C. (September 30, 2021)—On Monday, October 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. ET in Fairfax, VA, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, will host Office of Personnel Management Director Kiran A. Ahuja at George Mason University for a conversation about how the federal government can attract the next generation of public servants.  The federal government has a critical shortage of early career talent—only eight percent of the federal workforce is under the age of 30, compared to more than 23 percent of the U.S. workforce.  Chairman Connolly and Director Ahuja will discuss how Congress can help improve how the federal government administers internships and highlight career opportunities available in public service.

 

WHAT:  

 

A Conversation on How to Find and Recruit the Next Generation of Federal Employees

WHO:

Rep. Gerald E. Connolly

Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations

 

Director Kiran A. Ahuja

Office of Personnel Management

 

WHEN:

Monday, October 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. ET

 

WHERE:

 

George Mason University

Alan and Sally Merten Hall

Hazel Conference Room, Room 1201

4441 George Mason Blvd.

Fairfax, VA 22030

WATCH:

The event will be livestreamed on YouTube and the Committee on Oversight and Reform website.

 

MEDIA

 

Due to limited seating, credentialed media interested in covering the event in person must RSVP to oversightpress@mail.house.gov by Friday, October 1, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. ET

 

George Mason University requires on-campus visitors to adhere to their COVID-19 policies, including wearing a mask and completing a COVID Health Screen before the event.

 

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117th Congress