Gain firsthand practical experience in politics and build your resume by working for an elected official, a campaign, an administrative agency, or a community organization. We have placements with almost all lo- cal officials, from city council to Congress, and with community organizations ranging from the South Bay Labor Council to the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. We will help you find a placement to suit your politics , your policy interests and your career goals. Interns are required to complete 150 hours at their placements. Interns meet as a seminar once a month, consult regularly with the director of the intern program, and write a paper analyzing their experiences at the end of the semester.
POLS 100W and 195 for all. Pols 102 for internships in state politics. POLS 103 for internships in local politics. These courses may be taken concurrently with the internships.
Credit / No Credit
Repeatable for credit