Department of Political Science
To apply for an internship, print a hard copy of the application, then send it to:
University of Vermont
520 Old Mill
Burlington, VT 05405
Status: Junior or senior status at the time of the internship, Political Science major or minor
Nature of internship: The internship must be of political nature.
Course prerequisites: 4 core Political Science courses, 1 advanced Political Science course
Academic average: 2.5 in Political Science courses, 2.5 cumulative
Departmental approval: Approval of Prof. Anthony Gierzynski, 513 Old Mill, 656-7973 or 656-3050, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications: Application should be submitted as soon as students secures the internship and no later than the end of add/drop.
Faculty supervisor: It is the responsibility of the student pursing the internship to arrange with a faculty member of the Department of Political Science to serve as supervisor of the internship project. This must be done PRIOR to the submission of an internship application to Prof. Gierzynski.
Summer internships: A summer internship requires enrolling in POLS 192 during the summer session AND paying summer tuition.
Fall/spring internships: For the Fall semester enroll in POLS 191, Spring semester enroll in POLS 192
Pass/no pass: ALL Department of Political Science internships require enrollemnt on a Pass/No Pass basis, and will be graded on a Pass/No Pass basis.
Credit hours: Internships may be taken for 3 hours credit or for 6 hours credit
3 Credit hours: 3 hours credit requires: a 5-10 page library research paper and 10-15 hours per week on the job.
6 Credit hours: 6 hours credit requires: the keeping of a daily journal in which the student records what was done on the job and what was learned, a 10-15 page library research paper, and 15-20 hours per week on the job.
Important: Political Science internship credits count toward electives only, they DO NOT fulfill any of the requirements for the major or minor.
Last modified August 16 2010 01:00 PM