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Political science students who participate in internships may earn up to six hours of academic credit for their efforts. With the help of Dr. Pam Mason, our Internships Program Director, students can receive help in finding internships even if not for academic credit.

Our students have interned in various fields, from law firms to political campaigns. Below are some examples of what our students have pursued in the past.

Advocacy and Special Interest Groups
  • Cuyahoga Clean Air Conservancy
  • Paroska Group, Inc.
Business (Public and Private)
  • AFL-CIO Labor Council (Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • World Trade Center
Election Campaigns
  • Betsy Rader for U.S. Congress 2018 Campaign
  • Betty Sutton’s 2018 Gubernatorial Campaign
  • DeWine Husted for Ohio 2018
  • Ken Harbaugh’s 2018 Congressional Campaign
  • The 2018 Ned Lamont Campaign for Governor of Connecticut
  • Phil Robinson For State Representative 2018 Campaign
  • Jim Renacci for U.S. Senate 2018 Campaign
  • Senator Sherrod Brown’s 2018 Re-Election Campaign
  • Steve Dettelbach’s 2018 Campaign for Ohio Attorney General
Government Internships (Local, State, and Federal Levels)
  • Akron City Councilman’s Office (9th ward)
  • Cleveland Heights Municipal Court
  • Cuyahoga County Commissioner’s Office
  • Cuyahoga County Democratic Party
  • Cuyahoga County Young Democrats
  • City of Cleveland Mayor’s Office
  • City of University Heights Mayor’s Office
  • Ohio House Democratic Caucus
  • Ohio Republican Party
  • Republican Party of Cuyahoga County
  • Rob Portman United States Senator for Ohio
  • United States House of Representatives (11th district, Ohio)
  • United States House of Representatives (16th district, Ohio)
  • United States House of Representatives (17th district, Ohio)
  • United States House of Representatives (30th district, New York)
  • United States Department of Justice – FBI (Ohio and Washington, D.C.)
  • United States Export Assistance Center (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • United States Secret Service, Cleveland Field Office
Environmental Agencies
  • Brecksville Nature Center
  • Earth Day Coalition
International Consulates in Cleveland
  • French Consulate
  • Italian Consulate
  • Lithuanian Consulate
  • Slovenian Consulate General
  • Swedish Consulate
  • Swiss Consulate
  • Blakemore, Meeker, & Bowler Company Attorneys at Law
  • Christian Mediation & Legal Consulting Services
  • Elk & Elk Attorneys at Law
  • Farano, Wallace, & Doherty Attorneys at Law
  • Steven E. Wolken Attorney at Law
  • Reminger Attorneys at Law
  • UAW-Daimler Chrysler Legal Services Plan
  • UAW-Ford Legal Services Plan
  • UAW-GM Legal Services Plan
  • KPCQ television (Seattle, Washington)
Public Service and Non-Profit Organizations
  • Cleveland Council on World Affairs
  • National Endowment for Democracy