Opportunities for Politics and International Relations Students

Find out about the many ways that you can get involved through the opportunities that are listed below.


Lecture Series

The Tiffany and Kamm Lecture Series seek to stimulate interest and encourage the study of the fields of political science and international relations. More >


The internship experience provides students with opportunities to apply classroom learning to real-world political situations, and so the major lists a 4-hour internship as a requirement for graduation. More >

Off-Campus Programs 

Learn more about opportunities like Wheaton in Chicago, the Washington Semester Program, and the Best Semester American Studies program. More >

Honors Program

The purpose of the program is to provide outstanding students with the opportunity to carry out an independent research project during their senior year. More >

Independent Study

As upperclassmen majors, students have the opportunity of studying a particular topic in-depth, under the supervision of one of the department’s faculty.  More >


Three separate scholarships are offered by the department for political science or international relations majors. More >

Career Options

What careers can a Political Science or International Relations major lead to?