Internships are a great way to:

  • Open doors
  • Develop job and life skills
  • Explore possible career directions
  • Add to your networking
  • Build your resume

They occur in many different settings – you will likely find one to match your interests. Our students have learned in a variety of settings and environments, including:

  • State legislature
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Private law practices
  • Environmental groups
  • Political campaigns at national, state, and local levels
  • Lobbying organizations
  • International governments and organizations

All formalized intern experiences are eligible for academic credit. In addition, some internships include a stipend.

Internship opportunities

Have a look at these internship opportunities:


For more information or assistance, please contact your faculty adviser or the department's internship coordinator:

Marija.Bekafigo, PhD

Marija Bekafigo can assist you with questions regarding academic credit, completing applications, additional opportunities, or any other internship-related inquiries.


If you’re ready to apply for an internship, check out our application. You will also find useful information and responses to common questions.