A policy, political, or legal internship is a requirement for all 政治科学 MCLA专业. What can a political or policy related internship do for you?
Students can work with their faculty advisor and the 实习中心 to find a placement near the college or find a summer internship site that is close 回家.
实习 vary from 3-15 credits. Each credit hour requires 45 hours on-site and most students complete a 3 credit internship (135 hours). 在那个学期 is about 10-12 hours a week or during the summer you can complete the hours in a more compressed time from if you work 30-40 hours a week.
Your faculty sponsor will work with your on-site supervisor to oversee your responsibilities 和发展. During the internship you will complete reflective journal assignments and after the internship is finished, a final project requires you to summarize your duties, experiences, and what you learned.
To learn more about internship opportunities and how to apply, visit the 职业服务 网站或联系教授 “止Pettey.
Here are examples of internships recently completed by MCLA 政治科学 students:
Campaign of Representative Richard Neal
Office of State Representative Adam Hinds
Office of CT Senator Richard Blumenthal
Administrative Office, City of North Adams
Environmental Protection Agency (D.C.)