Jan 19, 2019  
College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POS 280 Internship in Politics and Government

Credits: (3)
The course provides students the opportunity to apply their knowledge of politics and government in a practical setting. Internships are available in various public offices in the executive/bureaucratic, legislative, or judicial branches of government at the national, state, and local levels. Internships with major political parties may also be available. Students arrange their placement with the help of a faculty coordinator. Course requirements include a minimum of 120 hours of work, maintaining a weekly journal, attendance at four on-campus seminars, occasional readings, and an experience-based essay. Two on-site evaluations will also be made by the faculty coordinator. Letter grade will be awarded. No credit given for past work experience. Prerequisite(s): Any POS course, and approved Political Science coordinator and on-site supervisor.