POLS 3605 Washington, D.C. Legislative Internship

35 hours fieldwork; 6 credits

In-depth experience working in a legislative office at the federal level or in, rare cases, public policy in a federal agency or in public policy in select non-governmental organizations. Two-month summer residential internship conducted in Washington, D.C. Requires a working-learning contract between the student and the internship sponsor. Weekly 35-hour internship in selected office working with staff. Practice and development of interpersonal skills and career goals. On-site evaluation, daily journal writing, work log, policy research paper.

Prerequisite: Permission of the department chair.


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