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Internship Opportunities


An integral part of the political science program is the opportunity for students to have internship experiences. These include both part-time local internships completed while also doing coursework and semester-long or summer full-time internships.

Local internship possibilities:

  • Plattsburgh Mayor’s Office
  • Plattsburgh City Council
  • Plattsburgh District Attorney’s Office
  • North Country Legal Services
  • Clinton County Board of Elections
  • U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik’s Plattsburgh Office
  • Various political campaigns

Albany internship possibilities:

  • New York State Assembly Internship Program
  • New York State Senate Internship Program
  • New York State government agencies

New York internship possibilities:

  • SUNY Global Engagement Program — New Paltz: Helps students find internships with a wide variety of governmental and non-governmental organizations including the Council on Foreign Relations, the United Nations, and the New York City Mayor’s Office for International Affairs
  • Local offices of state and national politicians

Washington D.C. internship possibilities:

  • SUNY Washington Internship Program — Brockport: Helps students find internships with a wide variety of governmental and non-governmental organizations including government agencies, trade groups, and lobbying organizations.
  • Washington Internship Institute: Helps students find internships with a wide variety of governmental and non-governmental organizations including government agencies, trade groups, and lobbying organizations.
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