Announcements

FROM: Dr. Laura Tuennerman
RE: Attend the National Conventions this Summer!
Sent: 3/3/2020 10:29:19 AM
To: Students, Faculty, Staff



Deadline extended!  Apply by March 6th.

Open to all majors!

Democratic National Convention

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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, clister@calu.edu, 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, clister@calu.edu.

To learn more about The Washington Center, visit www.twc.edu/Conventions2020.