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POLSC 2800 The Washington Experience (CHIP)

9 hours


Students enrolled in this course complete a 15 week, 32 hour/week internship in an organization related to national or international politics in Washington, D.C. The primary goal of this course is to introduce the student to the world of practical politics in the nation's Capitol. A secondary goal of the course is to enrich the participants' understanding of self; sharpen their career goals; and foster networking, professional skills, and civil literacy.
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into Capitol Hill Intership Program.
Corequisite(s): POLSC 2810 The Internship Seminar (CHIP).