Not counted toward the major; normally limited to no more than 8 credits in total of internships (POL-UA 970) and Readings and Research (POL-UA 990). Prerequisites: open to junior and senior politics majors, 3.0 GPA overall, and permission of the director of internships. Offered every semester. 2 to 4 points per term. Integration of part-time working experience in governmental agencies or other political offices and organizations with study of related problems in politics and political science. Relates certain scholarly literature in the discipline to observational opportunities afforded by the internship experience. Internship applications can be obtained through the Department of Politics. Applications are due September 30 for fall internships and January 30 for spring internships.