Political Science

Internship Opportunities

Semester Internships – POLS 397
(4-8 credits)

Washington D.C. Summer Study Program – POLS 396
(4 credits)

CSB/SJU Internship Program

  • Internship experiences assist students in evaluating a variety of career goals.
  • Students practice responsibility for their own career development.
  • Classroom learning is enhanced by the thoughtful integration of field experiences.
Recent Graduate Careers:
  • Director of Scheduling/Deputy assistant to President Obama
  • Executive Assistant, Office of Congressman Erik Paulsen
  • Staff Assistant at U.S. House of Representatives
  • Law Clerk at Charles County State’s Attorney’s Office, attended George Washington University Law School ’14
  • Press Assistant at Senator Pat Toomey
  • Political-Military Officer at U.S. Department of State
  • Director, Federal Government Affairs at Mayo Clinic
  • Teaching Assistant to former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright at Georgetown University & Attending Georgetown Grad School
  • Research Consultant for the DFL House Caucus at the Minnesota House of Representatives
  • Director of Education & Workforce Development, Policy & Elections – Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Dr. Whitney Court
Chair, Political Science Department
SJU Simons 146