POLSCI 399 - Advanced Internship in Political Science
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Political Science majors who have completed at least two-upper-level POLSCI courses.
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:


This course is for junior and senior political science students to apply for placement with Michigan state legislators, Michigan senators and members of congress, the Michigan executive, federal and local courts, interest groups, legal professionals, private sector governmental affairs offices, and the media.

What do I get out of the Political Internship Program?

  1. Preview of careers in the political, legal, and non-profit world.
  2. Visible, unique work experience for your resume.
  3. Letters of recommendation for law/graduate school applications or future job opportunities.
  4. Networking and leadership training experience.

Acceptance into internship program is based on application and personal interview.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

Juniors and seniors majoring in political science

Class Format:

The course involves 12 hours of work per week in placement office. The course work entails weekly online class discussion entries, several personal interviews/papers, and four evening seminar sessions with the program director.


POLSCI 399 - Advanced Internship in Political Science
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
Note: This course only meets once a month in class. The rest of the time students will spend in their internships and participating via Canvas.

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