Political Science Internship

If you have the desire to know more about how government processes are conducted, or want to make a positive impact to society through public service, this internship is an excellent choice for you.

Internships arranged by the Institute for Global Studies are available in every branch of government and at the local, state, federal, and international level.

Politics and policy have far-reaching implications that craft society as a whole. That’s why we believe in the importance of honing the future generation to becoming the best public servants with integrity and sense of accountability.

The field of political science includes several major subfields: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political economy, and political philosophy. Take a pick on where you want to specialize in and we will assemble the perfect internship for you.

Springboard a career in politics, policy, or non-profit, as you meet people from all over the world with the same passions as you do.


Program Highlights:

  1. Work for the executive department like Department of Interior, Department of Finance, or Department of Tourism, and assure that policies are obeyed up to the littlest details.
  2. Intern for the local government units and assist the mayors and governors in overseeing policies and programs for constituents. Conduct policy research on issues that impact the community.
  3. Be a congressional intern and draft public policies with national or local application.
  4. Draft judicial decisions and assist in everyday tasks of the State’s justice departments. You also have the chance to work for international organizations of your choice concerning politics or public policy.
  5. Be involved in non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and act as a campaign assistant, outreach coordinator, research associate, or communications officer.