The Political Science department encourages majors to take political internships as part of their degree programs. These provide excellent practical experience that potential employers appreciate. Internships often help majors select a future career. Students select internships in consultation with their mentors.
The department offers eleven different internships, which may satisfy up to 6 credit hours of electives: Aldermanic Internship, Campaign Practicum, State Legislative Internship, Washington Internship, Overseas Internship, Foreign Service Internship, Women Leaders Internship, Administrative Internship, Federal Government Internship, Political Science Internship, Research Internship.
For a 3-credit internship, students need to:
A 6-credit internship will require twice as many hours and typically two 20-page essays.
For more information
Contact Dr. Robert Strikwerda, 314.977.4238
McGannon Hall, Room 125
To access a full list of internship sites and more information about each type of internship, click here.