2019 Paul A. Volcker Careers in Government Essay Contest Winner

Paul Volcker award

CUNY School of Medicine is proud to announce that Mr. ArslanMohamed, MD Class of 2025, won the Paul A. Volcker Careers in Government Essay Contest. Mr. Mohamed is one of two CUNY students who were selected to receive this prestigious award. Volcker Alliancehas established the Paul A. Volcker Careers in Government Essay Contest in partnership with theCity University of New York(CUNY) to support students aspiring to careers in public service. Mr. Volcker, who served in the federal government for almost thirty years including an eight-year term as chair of the Federal Reserve, was known for his commitment to an effective government that works for the public good. This essay contest is inspired by his legacy of public service. As the winner of this contest, Mr. Mohamed will receive a $5000 cash price, a yearlong internship with a local government agency; monthly MetroCard for the duration of the internship, and an expense-paid trip to a public service-related conference.