A Political Science students wearing a heart KC shirt sits on the wall on the UMKC Quad


Internships allow students to apply classroom knowledge to better understand political processes in the real world.

Internships also give students valuable exposure to future careers and promotes networking with potential employers. Internships are valuable in ensuring good job and career choices and often facilitate more rapid career advancement.

Students can obtain academic credit for certain internships completed through the Political Science Department.

Finding an Internship

The Poli Sci Internship Blog is where we list all opportunities that come through the department. Students can search for internships by category, semester and compensation, as well as read student testimonials.

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