Alumni Spotlight: From Scarlet Knight to Policy Student to Trade Official

It’s homecoming at Rutgers this week! To celebrate, Stuart Shapiro welcomes Bloustein School policy alumnus and former Rutgers football player Chris Gough MPP ’18 to EJB Talks. Chris, who works for the International Trade Administration (ITA) at the Department of Commerce, talks with Stuart about his experience as a student Bloustein, the skills the program taught him, and the path that led him to the Presidential Management Fellows program. They also discuss the work Chris does at ITA and how trade policy has become a hot topic. Chris also offers some advice to current students and fellow alumni who want to have a career that makes a difference, changes the world, and makes it a better place.

Chris Gough MPP ’18 was a punter for Rutgers football while he was a graduate student in the Master of Public Policy program.

Transcript coming soon!