2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CPOLS 3100 Political Science Internship and Seminar I

The student works for the full semester in a global studies-oriented or political science-oriented setting under the supervision of an experienced professional. Field placements take place in public and private settings, such as: government agencies, advocacy organizations, legal offices, media organizations, and international service agencies. The student meets with her/his instructor and fellow students in a weekly seminar to examine the personal and professional issues that emerge from the field experience, and to relate them to the broader theory and content issues of global studies/political science and professional life. Students must complete a minimum of 180 hours in placement for six credits and a minimum of 90 hours in placement for three credits.




Fall and Spring


A minimum grade of C is required to progress in the major.