Washington Semester Program
Undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0 higher can spend a semester in Washington D.C., participating in a full-time internship with a political institution, agency, or group. Students earn up to 16 credit hours, up to 6 of which can be applied to the major as upper division credits.
New York State Senate and Assembly Internship
Undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are eligible to intern for a semester in the office of a state senator or member of the Assembly in Albany. Participants earn up to 15 credit hours, up to 6 of which can be applied to the major as upper division Political Science credits.
Undergraduates with a GPA of 3.0 or better can work with a government office or agency located in Western New York. An academic component is required and is arranged in consultation with a sponsoring faculty member.
Students are invited to approach faculty members to explore mutual research interests.