Internships

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

California State Internships

Nonprofit 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/

International Opportunities