Jun 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLS 3697 - Internship in Public Affairs 1 s.h. - 15 s.h.

Public affairs internship programs enable students to deepen and apply their understanding of politics and policy, develop professional skills, and explore career opportunities. Internships for credit require academic work, which may include seminars, readings, journal entries and a final report or paper, in addition to professional duties at the placement site. Full-time, full-semester internships in New York State government and in Washington, D.C. are available each semester. Part-time local and regional internships are also available. Sites can include local governments, political campaigns, law offices, and non-profit organizations. Students in all academic majors are encouraged to participate, provided they meet both College and program eligibility requirements. Students wishing to fulfill major capstone requirements through internships must also register for 3 credits of POLS 3999  and write a major research paper under the supervision of the department internship coordinator. Pass/Fail Option.
Prerequisite(s): JrS, minimum GPA specified by particular program, and permission of instructor.