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,, 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,

To learn more about The Washington Center, visit