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Political Science Internships

Our political science majors find great internship opportunities as close as Des Moines and as far away as Washington. D.C. Many of our interns receive job offers, some before they graduate.

Recent internships in Iowa and Des Moines.

  • Iowa Governor’s office
  • Iowa Lt. Governor’s office
  • Iowa Attorney General’s office
  • Iowa State Legislature
  • United States Attorney's office
  • United Nations Association of Iowa
  • Iowa Council for International Understanding
  • Iowa Immigration Education Coalition
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Iowa House/Iowa Senate campaigns
  • Link Strategies political consulting
  • Renewable Energy Group
  • American Civil Liberties Union

Internships in Washington. D.C.

  • The White House
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
  • U.S. Senate Finance Committee
  • Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA)
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • Amnesty International
  • Shared Hope International
  • USA Today

Be sure to explore the Capitol Hill Internship Program (CHIP) if you want an immersive, semester-long experience in Washington, DC.

Learn more about how Simpson will help you find a great internship experience.