About 80 percent of students in the Department of Political Science and Policy Studies do at least one internship during their time at Elon. Here are some examples of recent internships in Washington, D.C., and abroad:

City of Burlington Planning Department
City of Graham Public Relations Department
Town of Elon Planning Department
Alamance County Public Defender's Office
Guardian Ad Litem
Probation Department
Women's Resource Center
Burlington Times-News
Several local law firms

North Carolina Governor's Office
North Carolina Education Department
North Carolina Trade Center
North Carolina General Assembly
North Carolina Corrections Department
North Carolina Office of the Courts
Restorative Justice Research Group
State Bureau of Investigation
N.C. Senate President Marc Basnight
N.C. Senator Tony Rand
N.C. Representative Frank Balance
N.C. Representative Ruth Easterling
N.C. Equity

The White House Chief of Staff Office
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Interior Department
U.S. Commerce Department
U.S. Information Agency
Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Supreme Court
National Center for Institutions and Alternatives
Drug Enforcement Administration
Bureau of Prisons
Public defenders' offices
D.C. Corporation Counsel
Georgetown Law Center

Advocacy and Nonprofits:
NAACP Legislative Office
ACLU of Maryland
National Education Association
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Human Rights Campaign
Amnesty International
KM Communications
Latino Civil Rights Center
Campus Outreach Opportunity League
Eddie Mahe Associates
Community Solutions International
Military Traffic Management Command
Van Scoyoc and Associates

Think Tanks:
The Leadership Institute
The Millennium Institute
Potomac Associates
The Atlantic Council
Center for Military and Strategic Studies
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Republican National Committee
Democratic National Committee
Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee
National Republican Congressional Committee
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Presidential campaign of Bill Clinton
U.S. Senate campaign of Bill McCollum, FL
Governor's campaign of Ellen Sauerbrey, MD
U.S. House campaign of Charlotte Koskoff, CT
N.C. House campaign of Wiley Wooten
Emily's List

Senator Jesse Helms, NC
Representative Ken Lucas, KY
Senator Joe Biden, DE
Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, NY
Senator Kent Conrad, ND
Senator Jay Rockefeller, WV
Senator John Warner, VA
Representative Eva Clayton, NC
Representative Charles Taylor, NC
Representative Howard Coble, NC
Representative Elijah Cummings, MD
Representative Steny Hoyer, MD
Representative Helen Bentley, MD
Representative Robert Ehrlich, MD
Representative Roscoe Bartlett, MD
Representative Nancy Johnson, CT
Representative Cliff Stearns, FL
Representative Tillie Fowlers, FL
Representative George Gekas, PA

The Carter Center (Atlanta)
House of Commons (Great Britain)
Parliament (Ireland)
London City Government
Parliamentary campaigns in Great Britain
American-Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce


El McLain
Van Scoyoc and Associates

Brett Leslie
Representative Ken Lucas, KY

Sarah Hoelter
National Center for Institutions and Alternatives

Shameka Wood
NAACP Legislative Office

Erica Stanley
National Education Association

Adrien Stern
Physicians for Social Responsibility

Ashley Summers
KM Communications

Beth Moody
Eddie Mahe Associates

Stephanie Newbold
The White House