Bridget Roddy

  • Federal innovators now have a new ‘support group’ style council

    A group of like-minded champions of creative, inventive thinking within their agencies has formed a kind of support group for federal innovators.

  • State’s successful online intern program growing deep roots across the government

    Dozens of agencies are employing einterns through a similar approach the State Department is using with its Virtual Student Federal Service.

  • Bridget Roddy: Managing the Virtual Student Foreign Service

    The State Department dispatches people to countries all over the world, but now it’s trying something new — employing student interns who stay at their universities while working on projects abroad. They’re part of a virtual foreign service that has grown exponentially under the management of Bridget Roddy, the Virtual Student Foreign Service program manager. For her work, she’s one of the 33 finalists for this year’s Service to America Medals. She joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain more about the program.

  • Bridget Roddy, Program Manager, State Department

    The barriers for hiring interns are getting lower. Nowadays, you don’t even have to give them a desk. The State Department is recruiting students from around the world to serve as virtual interns at several agencies. The students do real projects but sometimes from half a world away. Program Manager Bridget Roddy joined Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the Virtual Student Foreign Service Program.

  • In Depth Show Blog – Feb. 5, 2014

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • In Depth Show Blog – November 19, 2013

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.