Jan 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

POL 4850 - Public Service Internship

Credits: 8
Public Service placements include government agencies/offices in the legislative, executive and judicial branches at either the national, state or local levels of government.  Other acceptable placements include non-profits, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and in certain cases, placements could include private business organizations with appropriate governmental or public affairs activities.  Students must work at least an average of 20 hours per week in the field. In addition, students will work individually and in groups with the internship Director to produce an approximate 20 page research paper on a topic related to the internship experience.
Prerequisite(s): POL 2000 , or permission of the instructor.
Fulfills: W and X in LS Core
When Offered: Fall or Spring Session.
Note: This course is offered as writing intensive and fulfills a W in LS Core.