helping voters sign in
Kaity Assaf, Senior, interned for Congressman Bill Pascrell.


General Internships (21:790:497): One 3-credit Internship in Political Science may be applied to a Major or Minor with the approval of the Internship Director or department Chair.

Capitol building
Political Science (TWC) interns visit Capitol Hill: Cristhian Frasica, Maria Taco, Maria Zamora Porras and Daniela Nieves






The Washington Center Internship Program (21:790:397)

The Department awards Washington Center Internship Program participants 15 credits for the spring and fall semesters and 12 credits for the summer semester.

Only six (6) credits of these credits may be applied to the Major with the approval of the Internship Director or department Chair.



R-sticker in front of Pyramids in Giza
Political Science students, Hector Perez and Jessiah Paul, visited Egypt during their OBU study abroad program.




The Oxford Brookes University Study Abroad Program*

In conjunction with RU Global, the Department offers students the unique opportunity to benefit from our special relationship with the Oxford Brookes University, in the United Kingdom. Students can complete up to three upper-level electives (during the spring or fall semester).

*Open only to School of Arts and Sciences - Newark political science majors and minors.
















RU Global International (Unpaid) Internships

For Rutgers students interested in studying abroad, immersing yourself in different cultures, and getting to know the people of another country, Rutgers Global-Study Abroad offers opportunities to participate in international internships that align with your academic work in political science. We have identified the following: 

Program Name City Country Region
Summer: CIEE: Intern in Barcelona Barcelona Spain Europe
Summer: CIEE: Intern in London London United Kingdom Europe
Summer: Global Academic Ventures: Business Internship (must be an RBS student) Aukland New Zealand Australia/Pacific Islands
Summer: IES Intern Australia Sydney Australia Australia/Pacific Islands
Summer: IES Intern Cape Town, South Africa Cape Town South Africa Africa


You can access other internship information using this link

For more information on any of the programs, contact:

Hyacinth Miller
Teaching Instructor 
Undergraduate Coordinator, Internship & Study Abroad Director
Department of Political Science
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - Newark Campus
360 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd 
Hill Hall, Room 718
Newark, New Jersey 07102