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Intern in all areas of political science

While studying at Linfield, political science majors are required to complete at least one internship relative to the area of study.

In this pragmatic setting, you are able to apply your coursework in a real-world situation. Doing so will further develop your professional skills in areas of potential career interest, and begin creating a network for your life after Linfield.

Internships are available in a range of areas, including:

  • Political campaigns
  • Local, state, and national political offices 
  • State and federal government
  • Think tanks and nongovernmental organizations
  • Law and law enforcement offices
  • Media outlets
  • Education

Political science majors also have the opportunity to participate in the American University Semester in Washington DC program. For more information, please contact

Download Internship Syllabus

For enrollment or other program questions, please e-mail