Political Science (Master)

The master of political science program at Memorial University includes a paid internship option. The internship focuses on applying analytical skills to a real issue confronting the host organization. The students have the skills and knowledge necessary to ask appropriate questions and conduct research related to:

  • Public policy formulation and analysis
  • Planning
  • Interpreting legislation

Internship Schedule

During the May to August semester, students complete a 12 to 18 week full time (paid) internship with a political organization, government agency, or non-governmental organization. Interns prepare a research paper on an assignment as part of the academic requirements of the master's program. At the completion of their internship, students are eligible to graduate.


Co-operative Education

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552