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Programs and Advisors

Majors in political science often spend a year or semester abroad. A good place to start is with the Study Abroad Guidelines and Recommended Programs. The Office of Off-Campus Study can provide more information on these opportunities. Many political science students participate in activities sponsored by the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs.

Another related program in which Political Science majors may choose to participate is the Washington Semester exchange with American University. Contact the Office of Off Campus Study at x5745 for information regarding this option.

Trying to find an internship? The Career Services Office has information on opportunities in the fields of Government, Law, and Public Policy as well as a general guide to securing internships. 

The Pre-Law Club is for students interested in law school, who should feel free to consult with Professor Murray Dry, ext. 5305, Munroe 221.

Students wishing to pursue graduate study in the discipline may wish to consult US News ranking of graduate schools in political science.

Those interested in publishing their work could consider submitting to the Undergraduate Journal of Social Sciences, a peer-reviewed publication for articles related to public policy.  Another option is the Michigan Journal of Political Science, published by University of Michigan undergraduate students.

Also of interest is the home page of the American Political Science Association.