There are many opportunities for political science majors. Whether you pursue a career in public service or with a non-profit, political science students will develop the communication and critical thinking skills employers are looking for. Completing an internship during your degree work is a great way to make yourself competitive in the global labor market.
Other Sites for Internship Searches:
Federal Government Internships
- Internships with U.S. Congress
- US State Department
- Pathways Programs: The Pathways Program for Students and Recent Graduates includes a federal government-wide internship program for students from high school through PhD.
- Feds Hire Vets: Veterans interesting in continuing their public service should look into the many opportunities provided by this new initiative.
California State Internships
- Idealist: Search by name, location, or mission for volunteer and internship opportunities at nonprofits worldwide.
- The Washington Center: A nonprofit organization that connects students to Washington-area internship opportunities. Note that this program and others like it may charge housing and other fees.
- Washington Internship Institute: A nonprofit organization that connects students to Washington-area internship opportunities. Note that this program and others like it may charge housing and other fees.
- Guide to help interested students and professionals better understand the many public service areas of employment, including how to get started through volunteer opportunities. http://www.firescience.org/public-service-careers/
- Friends of the Earth Internship: Friends of the Earth International is the most extensive environmental network in the world, with around 2 million supporters across five continents and more than 70 national organizations worldwide.
- Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalization, and Poverty
- Foundation for Sustainable Development
- Civitas Education Policy Intern; London, UK