Current Internships | Department of Political Science

Current Internships

Past Local Internships

Honorable Kay Granger - Washington, D.C Office

Representative Kay Granger has offered numerous UNT students the opportunity to serve in her Washington D.C office. She also occasionally has opportunities in her Fort Worth office. These positions are great for those interested in policy work and who want to learn more about the legislative process. These internships are arranged through NTDC, which is a competitive process.

Honorable Judge Bonnie Goldstein - 44th Judicial Circuit, Dallas, Texas

Judge Goldstein heads the 44th Civil District Court here in Dallas. In her capacity as District Judge she has handled a wide variety of cases ranging from civil litigation to family law. In addition to her role as a judge, Judge Goldstein also consults for a variety of local cities on economic development, contracts, and planning/zoning. Potential city managers and judges should look for similar postings!

Catholic Charities of Dallas - Dallas

Catholic Charities of Dallas has offered numerous students the opportunity to learn and help others via the organization's Immigration and Legal Services division. An excellent opportunity for those interested in Immigration policy or Immigration law.

Political Campaign of Michael Rhea - Candidate for Texas House District 106

Local elections are where candidates for office can make the most impact. Michael Rhea has taken on numerous UNT students to do field and data work for his campaign. An excellent opportunity for those interested in local elections. This year is election season as candidates prepare for the November midterm elections. Many candidates are looking for interns.

Political Campaign of Lillian Salerno - Candidate for Congressional District 32

Congressional races are fast paced environments that provide students with a fantastic opportunity to learn about the intricacies of policy versus politics. They also show you what politics are about on a grassroots level.

Texas State Representative Rodney Anderson - Grand Prairie

Texas State representatives offer a lot of opportunities for our students. Because the State Legislature does not meet regularly, students are able to learn from representatives while still handling a large case load. Contact Dr. Cox for more information on how to balance your commitment to your job and your commitment to your classwork.

University of North Texas Student Legal Service - Denton

Did you know the University has its own legal department to help students? Legal Eagles regularly looks for potential law school students to help out in the department. An excellent opportunity to learn about a variety of legal topics ranging from issues like renter disputes and contracts to how to deal with financial institutions and work place discrimination.

Democracy Forward - Washington & Dallas offices

Democracy Forward offers students the chance to improve research skills, learn about constitutional law, teaches interns how to communicate with others on a small team. Look for future opportunities on the career center website located here.

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