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:

Dr. Paul Lenze, Jr.
Office: SBS-W 278
Phone: 928-523-6601

Dr. Lenze 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.