Deadline extended! Apply by March 6th.
Open to all majors!
Democratic National Convention
July 5 - 17, 2020
The Washington Center National Conventions Seminars
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 three credits (POS 329) for the internship experience.
To Apply: Please submit the following materials to Meaghan Clister, firstname.lastname@example.org, Natali Student Center, Suite 138 by 4:00 pm on March 6, 2020: a current resume, a 500-word essay on how attending the national convention relates to your career goals, an unofficial transcript, and a letter of recommendation, preferably from professors.
Please designate which convention you prefer to attend.
For more information, contact Meaghan Clister, Director of the Internship Center, email@example.com.
To learn more about The Washington Center, visit www.twc.edu/Conventions2020.