This internship offers practical experience in a legislative office and an opportunity to participate in public policy making. In addition to 8-10 hours per week of legislative work, students attend regular class sessions and engage in traditional course work. Eligibility for Political Science 427 includes a minimum GPA of 3.0 and at least one course in Political Science in the field of American Political Institutions. Recommended courses include; Political Science 405 State Government and Public Policy, 420 Administrative Law, 424 American Parties and Politics, 444 Administration of Public Policy, and 445 Politics of Poverty and Social Welfare.
Political science students apply for Political Science 427 through the political science undergraduate advisors. CJCP advisors are able to refer two non-political science majors per semester. Referral is on a first come first serve basis. Students are expected to secure placement on their own. In order to obtain credit for the CJCP, students must submit a short descriptive email to the CJCP advisors indicating with whom they were placed and the content of the criminal justice related experience. Political Science 427 is offered during the Fall and Spring semesters.Read the full article at: https://polisci.wisc.edu/courses/2016-2017/summer-9