The Whole Fed: Understanding the Government Career Lifecycle
Tuesday, Oct. 29 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. ET

The Whole Fed: Understanding the Government Career Lifecycle

National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

Now more than ever before, the work government employees do is very, very stressful. In order to make your career in government sustainable, you need to be thinking about the full lifecycle, from entry into government to family life to retirement and so much more.

You need to take the entire federal government employee lifecycle – or whole fed – into consideration when making your retirement and health insurance decisions. But how do you know what’s the right move?

Join us on Tuesday, October 29 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. ET at National Press Club in Washington, D.C., as our experts provide insider tips for planning for your entire career.

    Specifically, you will learn:
  • What career planning questions you should be asking?
  • What plans may be best for you and your family.
  • From government career coaches about how to best set up yourself for success.

You'll hear from:

Mika Cross, Federal Workplace Expert

Sekou Mitchell, Federal Account Manager, Aetna

Patrick Malone, Executive in Residence, Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University


5:30-6:00pm: High-Fives and Hellos!
Check-in with GovLoop staff to get your name badge then grab a drink and network with your fellow govies.

6:05-6:10pm: Welcome Remarks

6:10-6:30pm: Keynote: What Are Key Questions You Should Ask to Make Sure You Have a Successful Career?

6:30-6:50pm: Keynote: Hear How Aetna Can Keep You Healthy!

6:50-7:10pm: Best practices from career coaches.

7:10-7:15pm: Closing Remarks

7:15-8:30pm: Networking and Aetna Info Kiosk


National Press Club: 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045

  • Metro: The nearest metro stop is Metro Center on the blue, orange, red and silver lines.
  • Parking: There is metered street parking near the event space as well as public parking garages nearby. Parking is not included in your event registration.