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The Department is routinely contacted regarding interesting internship opportunities with local and city government offices and campaigns as positions are available. We communicate this information to interested students through the PLSC Student listserv. For more information about the listserv, please visit the Departmental Services page.
Sponsor: Central Intelligence Agency
Sponsor: AFL-CIO Strategic Research Internships
Sponsor: The Institute for Humane Studies, George Mason University
Sponsor: Project Vote Smart
Sponsor: AFL-CIO Organizing Institute
The New Organizing Institute is looking for recent college graduates to work as summer interns. Duties include coordinating the summer boot camp, and working on other NOI activities. The summer internship PAYS $1,000/semester. Academic credit may be arranged through Winthrop University. See Dr. Boylan for details.
For opportunities to earn PLSC credit through participating in these internships or seminars, please see Dr. Jennifer Disney.
Many students like to work for the South Carolina Congressional Delegation. All members offer internships in their district/state offices and their Washington, DC offices. More information can be found on the members' web sites.
Some students are interested in going to Washington, DC, but don't know how to go about getting an internship, or the hundreds of opportunities available. Follow the hyperlinks below to get some inspiration.
There are of course, literally hundreds of government agencies. Each of the following has numerous agencies housed within it. Each agency is likely to offer its own internships, many of which may be located outside of Washington, DC.
Programs designed to facilitate internships in Washington, DC and offer seminars for academic credit that can transfer back to Winthrop University:
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