Current Internship: City of Overland Park
Jamie Porter – an Ethan Allen, Harry Nalbandian, and Bob and Linda Livingston Fellow – graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s in political science and ethics and public policy with a minor in economics. During his undergraduate degree, Jamie was a management intern with the Iowa City City Manager’s Office where he assisted with projects in urban development and the ADA compliance of Iowa City’s parks. Jamie was also the policy and government affairs intern with the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce where he researched and crafted policy for transportation, economic growth, and the local business community. In addition to these professional opportunities, Jamie was engaged in the campus community during his time at the University of Iowa. He held a number of service and leadership roles including: senator in the student government, member of the campus planning committee, finance director for the University lecture committee, and president for two years of an independent comedy improv troupe. Jamie is deeply passionate about and dedicated to a career in public service.