FROM: Internship Center
RE: Apply to attend the Democratic or Republican National Convention!
Sent: 2/12/2020 8:06:53 AM
To: Students, Faculty, Staff

The Washington Center 

National Conventions Seminars 

Democratic National Convention                                                            

Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                                                                

July 5 - 17, 2020                                                                                          


Republican National Convention 

Charlotte, North Carolina 

August 16-28, 2020 

This two-week experience is an opportunity to interact with political insiders, attend exclusive events, and engage in on-site fieldwork with media outlets, advocacy groups, host committees, state delegations and other organizations connected to the convention. Cal U will be sending three students to the Democratic Nation Convention and three students to the Republican National Convention. In accordance with university policy, this is a nonpartisan internship  

Cost: Cal U will pay The Washington Center program fee, housing, and transportation to the convention.  Students will be responsible for meals, local travel at the convention, and associated costs. 

Credits: Students will receive 3 credits (POS 329) for the internship experience.  

To ApplyPlease submit the following materials to Meaghan, Natali Student Center, Suite 138 by 4:00 pm on February 28, 2020: 

a current resume, 
500-word essay on how attending the national convention relates to your career goals, 
an unofficial transcript, and 
two letters of recommendation, preferably from professors. 

Please designate which convention you prefer to attend.  

For more information contact Meaghan Clister, Director of the Internship Center, 


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