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Intern Opportunities Political Science Intern Program PLS 290 Supervised Study – 3 credits Humanities Department Loudoun Campus NVCC Professor Jill McKee, Political Science Web Page:
Extend Your Knowledge
Open Your World What better place to explore and taste the excitement of politics and international affairs than the world’s most powerful city, Washington, D.C.? NOVA offers an exceptional experience in the nation’s capital.
Are You Ready to Intern? Placements foster growth in professional development and leadership opportunities. Learn and Intern! Be a participant in Washington’s places of power.
Unlimited Possibilities Capitol Hill PlacementsLocal Placements
Work for a Member of Congress Capitol Hill Interns
Powerful people in Washington began their careers as Capitol Hill interns. Students learn about legislative process. Make professional contacts in Washington, DC. Work in personal offices of House/ Senate members. Congressional committees, House and Senate leadership offices offer internships. Interns provide administrative support, answer phones, coordinate mail, write letters, research issues for pending legislation, assist at press conferences and media services, compile information for Congressional hearings, give tours of United States Capitol. Many members of Congress offer internships in their district offices which can also lead to positions in Washington, DC.
United States Government U.S. House of Representatives United States Senate
Past Internships – Capitol Hill Virginia Governor’s Liaison Office National Governor’s Association Senate Republican Policy Committee U.S. Geological Survey Presidential Campaigns Senator James Webb Senator Mark Warner Senator Jon Kyl Congressman Frank Wolf Congressman Gerry Connolly Congressman Rick Boucher Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard Congressman Eric Cantor
U. S. House of Representatives Office Buildings Top Left: Cannon House Office Building Bottom Left: Rayburn House Office Building Right Middle: Longworth House Office Building
U. S. Senate Office Buildings Top Left: Russell Senate Office Building Bottom Left: Hart Senate Office Building Middle Right: Dirksen Senate Office Building
How to Get to D.C.
Capitol Hill Street Map Map
Map of U. S. Capitol
Washington, DC – Downtown Area
Washington, DC – The Mall
Local Placement Opportunities H. Ross Perot Systems Fairfax County Bar Association AOL America On-Line Loudoun County Social Services Loudoun County Comptroller’s Office Loudoun County Building and Development Loudoun County Sheriff Loudoun County Mental Health Fairfax County Supervisor Loudoun County Supervisor Loudoun County Government Loudoun Parks, Recreation and Community Services George C. Marshall International Center – “Dodona Manor” Loudoun County School Board The Connection Newspapers
Local Placements Bottom Left: Loudoun County Government Bottom Right: The George C. Marshall International Center - “Dodona Manor”
Real-World Opportunities How to Apply/Intern Program Information Application available at: Questions: Professor Jill McKee, Political Science
NOVA Internships Provide Knowledge Confidence Motivation Exploration To reach your professional goals and build future success.
Building Future Leaders Innovative Educational Program Real-World Experience Professional Contacts Resume Builder Future Employment Get ready for the experience of a lifetime.