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Internship Opportunities

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    Political Ideology Tests  

Take the World's Smallest Political Quiz
Take the Moral Politics Test
Take the Political Compass Test (Use the links in the blue margin)
Take the Politopia Quiz
Take the What is you political ideology, really? test
Take the Political Philosophy Quiz

Link to the ideology paper assignment in the American Government Syllabus



    Internship Opportunities  

Utah Department of Community and Culture Internship


DCC seeks a motivated, polished and organized legislative intern for the 2009 General Legislative Session.  Details  


Department of Community and Culture
324 S. State Street, Suite 500
Salt Lake City, UT  84111
Phone:  801-538-8899
Fax:  801-538-8867

White House Internship

The White House Internship program is available to students 18 years or older enrolled in a college or university. Student must be a US citizen.

An application and additional information can be found at

Questions: 202-456-5979 or

    Institue on Business and Government AND Institutute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems  

Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with Georgetown University, the Institute on Business Government Affairs and the Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems combine substantive internships, courses for academic credit, career development activities, site briefings and panels featuring government officials and public policy experts. The Institutes offer undergraduate students a unique opportunity to experience first-hand the inner workings of the Washington political scene!

Institute on Business & Government Affairs (IBGA)

  • Internships - Competitive placements with corporate government affairs offices, trade associations and lobbying firms
  • Classes - Up to 9 credits in political science and business from Georgetown University
  • Guest Lectures - With lobbyists, former Congressmen and public policy experts

Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems (ICPES)

  • Internships - Competitive placements with public policy groups, federal agencies, Congressional offices and international organizations
  • Classes - Up to 9 credits in political science and economics from Georgetown University
  • Guest Lectures - With foreign policy and economics experts

Both Institutes Provide:

  • Housing - Furnished, on-campus apartments in the heart of D.C.
  • Site Briefings - At the White House Complex, U.S. House of Representatives and State Department
  • Leadership & Professional Development - Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
  • Networking - Interaction with hundreds of other student leaders from around the world
  • Scholarships - Over half of all students receive full or partial funding based on merit and financial need
For more information and an online application, please visit our website or or at 1-800-741-6964.

Fund For American Studies
1706 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems Internship

Approximately 125 undergraduate leaders attend the Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems (ICPES) in order to gain real-world experience in the nation's capital interning on Capitol Hill, federal agencies, think tanks, political groups, or international affairs organizations

One of Washington's top academic and internships programs, ICPES has provided undergraduates with the ultimate Washington, DC summer experience for more than thirty-five years. A single application provides enrollment at Georgetown University, on-campus housing, and an eight week internship.

Part of the Institute experience, ICPES students attend exclusive briefings at various sites around Washington, including the White House complex, U.S. Capitol, the Federal Reserve, State Department, and CIA Headquarters. Additionally, students attend the Judd Lecture Series featuring notable leaders and policy makers discussing today's critical issues.

    Live , Learn, Intern  

We are accepting applications for our Summer 2010 LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. programs at Georgetown University. These academic internship programs provide students with the opportunity to gain substantive professional experience while experiencing the excitement of Washington, DC first-hand.

Please forward the announcement below to students who may be interested in applying and encourage them to apply by the early deadline of December 4th to receive a 5% discount on their tuition balance.

I also invite you to nominate outstanding students by clicking on this link We award close to one million dollars in scholarship funding annually and preference is given to nominated students.

Thank you for your time and consideration. Please contact me with any questions.


Haley Heieck
Recruitment and Admissions Assistant
U.S. Programs
The Fund for American Studies

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