Our Political Science majors regularly work on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC for various members of Congress, providing them with unique professional experiences and long-term career benefits.

United Nations Internship Program:

An internship at the United Nations or at one of the UN Agencies (such as UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA, etc.) could provide you with an ideal start in the world of public policy and international diplomacy. Here are the links: UN InternshipsUNDP InternshipsUNICEF InternshipsUNFPA Internships.  

Lowndes County Solicitor General’s Office:

The Lowndes County Solicitor General’s Office has internships available for those with a strong interest in seeking justice for victims by pursuing careers as prosecutors, victim advocates, mental health counselors, etc.  Contact Ashley Anderson (Victim Advocate and Volunteer Coordinator at the Solicitor General’s Office @ 229-671-2510) to learn more.

Governor's Internship Program

Selected students will be working in the Governor's Office and/or in numerous agencies throughout the state. Students will be placed upon their interests and talents. More information about the Governor's Internship Program and how to apply can be found here.  Flyer with more info: CLICK Here

National Science Foundation

Part-time student research internship with a paid trip to Washington DC in May of 2022.
This is a NSF-funded project that will pay our students to do a Geospatial Analysis (GIS) research internship from October 2021 to May 2022, with an expense-paid trip to Washington DC at the end of the program to present their research. More information can be found here.

American Foreign Policy Council

We provide aspiring young foreign policy leaders with the opportunity to thrive and begin contributing to national security in a meaningful way. Almost all our interns delve into large research projects and assist with the publication of articles and/or the organizing and execution of events with foreign dignitaries. Many of our interns have been published in prestigious media outlets, including, The HillNewsweekThe National InterestThe Washington Times, CNN.com, and The Wall Street Journal Europe, among others.  

Thanks to a grant that we received, we are now able to offer some of our interns fully-funded internship experiences covering all costs including all transportation, food, and housing. The main requirement for our fully funded program is that the student must be an undergraduate student, be able receive academic credit, and be eligible to receive Federal Pell Grants. Please find a more comprehensive description of our program in the attached flyer and let me know if you would like to discuss our new program. Thank you in advance for your help in identifying talented students that meet the criteria. More information can be found here