#ELGLInspire Texas State University Speaker: Jack Daly

Posted on March 11, 2019

Texas State

Head back to school with #ELGLInspire. Next stop: Texas State University on April 2, 2019! Learn more about our event speakers in these brief profiles, and connect with them on social media before and after the event!

Jack Daly

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Assistant to the City Manager, City of Georgetown, TX


What was the very first paying job you held (that you paid taxes on)? 

Cashier at Bass Pro Shops

What was your: undergraduate institution? Graduate institution? What was/were your degree(s) in? 

University of Texas, Government and History

What class(es) (if any) are applicable to your job today? 

Texas Politics

Do you have a work or life motto? What is it? 

It is what it is – now what are we going to do about it.

What book are you currently reading? Would you recommend it? 

God Save Texas by Lawrence Wright. Yes.

Other than ELGL – do you belong to any other professional associations? Which one(s)? 


What’s the best networking advice for job seekers you’ve heard or shared? 

It’s awkward, but regardless of how credentialed your are, it’s all about who you know.

What’s the fastest way to NOT get a job or internship with you? (e.g. what should potential applicants avoid doing if they were to ever interview with you for a position). 

Not doing research on the organization.

Why should an undergraduate student consider a career working in local government?

Actually possible to effect change and impact the community.

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