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Maxwell / Department of Political Science

Internships 

• Local Internship: Offered fall and spring semesters. The Department of Political Science offers internship experiences though PSC 317, Local Internship. Students are placed in a variety of legislative, judicial, activist, and campaign-oriented offices. For more information, see this FAQ sheet and contact Professor Grant Reeher (313 Eggers Hall, 315.443.5046, gdreeher@maxwell.syr.edu).

New York State Assembly Internships: Offered spring semester. The NYS Assembly Internship program offers students valuable career experience for those interested in public policy and legislative politics. Interns receive a comprehensive academic program, a stipend for their work, and can apply up to 9 (of 15 total credits) to the PSC major.

Maxwell-In-Washington Semester: Offered fall and spring semesters. This program puts you in the midst of some of the most important institutions, processes, and policymakers in the world. Students work as an intern for three or four days a week and take courses with Maxwell professors who work in the policymaking community. PSC majors may apply credits earned through the Maxwell-in-Washington Semester to the PSC major via a petition.