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.

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