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Washington D.C. Internship Program
The Washington D.C. Internship Program offers qualified advanced students, regardless of concentration, the opportunity to intern and study in Washington, D.C., and earn a full semester of course credit. Placements are available with members of Congress, the executive branch, interest groups, environmental organizations, education and trade associations, news agencies, embassies, and others throughout the District. Many prelaw placements are available as well. Housing in fully furnished apartments is included in the program cost. All students enroll in one internship course and SS 350 American Institutions, and choose from a variety of electives listed in the International Programs Bulletin.
London Internship Program
The London Internship Program is administered through the Division of International Programs located on the fifth floor of 232 Bay State Road. It is an established program combining full-time internships with academic coursework. Applicants must have a minimum of a B average in their concentration. Political Science students may receive credit for the politics internship. The internship semester can count for four political science courses, two related courses and two political science courses, or one related and three political science courses. These courses are listed in the International Programs section of the bulletin.
Paris Internship Program
The Paris Internship Program combines intensive language study and liberal arts courses with the internship experience. Qualified political science students may receive credit for 2 principal courses. Please check with your academic advisor or the academic coordinator to determine which courses will be accepted. More information may be found in the International Programs Bulletin.
Sydney Internship Program
The Sydney Internship Program can count for 3 principal courses. Please check with your academic advisor or the academic coordinator to determine which courses will be accepted. More information may be found in the International Programs Bulletin.
Internships in the Boston Area
Political Science majors are invited by many organizations, political and legal offices, and interest groups located in the Boston area to experience internship opportunities. Information on these opportunities is available at the Political Science Department, 232 Bay State Road, in the hall outside Room 206. Credit for the internship itself is not given, though a student may choose to use the internship as a springboard toward the completion of a directed study with a professor in the same area of interest.