A Discovery Politics & Government Intern will get a glimpse of what it takes to make it in the world of politics, connect with constituents and hear about their important issues, and make a difference in the community.
Past interns have worked for the office of an elected officials such as a Senator, worked for a political campaign, and worked with a government agency or politically oriented non-governmental organization.
Cost and Session Information
As a Discovery intern you will be assigned a dedicated Internship Coordinator who will help you find the best opportunity and prepare you for your summer. Interns typically work from Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM and are guaranteed an internship in one of their top career fields.
Admissions: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through May. We recommend you apply as soon as possible for the best opportunity.
What’s included: your internship, Marist college credit, the Career Accelerator Series course to help you get the most out of your internship, housing, meals, local transportation, pre-internship orientation and activities
Activities: In addition to your internship, our programs include numerous extracurricular and evening activities, trips, and excursions. Students can expect to have a variety of on and off campus activities as well as weekend road trips to experience the best of the surroundings of the city they are staying in.
Courses: All interns receive 3 Marist College credits.