Student clubs & organizations
Get involved with Political Sciences and International Affairs at NAU
There are many ways to get involved with Political Sciences & International Affairs on campus at Northern Arizona University. Meet new people, get involved, network with peers and mentors, and round out the learning that takes place in the classroom. Take a look, attend a few meetings, and discover which ones are the perfect match for you! PIA options are listed below, and for larger university-wide activities on campus check out more than 375 NAU student organizations with True Blue Connects.
Make the most of your time at NAU by getting involved in one of the many clubs or organizations committed to issues in politics and international affairs.
Model United Nations (MUN) Accordion Closed
In this award-winning student organization, participants learn about the workings and theory of the United Nations with simulated sessions at intercollegiate conferences. Students represent different members of the world community, getting to know and understand their specific issues and governments while they develop solutions to global issues. Visit the Model United Nations webpage to find out more about us.
For additional information, contact Dr. Gretchen Gee.
Graduate Association of Political Science (GAPS) Accordion Closed
We seek to further the interests of all graduate students in the Department of Politics and International Affairs by:
- providing professional opportunities
- facilitating relations between graduate students and faculty
- furnishing information, advocacy, and community
All political science students are members, according to our charter.
Why should you get involved?
The GAPS will give you the opportunity to:
- build your CV/resume by sitting on a faculty committee or faculty search committee
- enhance your learning experience by attending professional meetings, development seminars, and publishing academic papers
- increase your scholarly contacts
- enhance the graduate student community with your unique experience and ideas
What has GAPS done?
- hosted Intellectual Intersections conference
- sponsored speakers such as Amy Goodman, Ralph Nader, and Toni Morrison
- proposed and facilitated changes to graduate program requirements
- organized yearly spring semester speakers
How can you get involved?
Contact the current president, Marcus Cleveland.
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