Leavitt Center


Washington D.C.



Deadlines: See links above for individual deadline details.

Credits: Each college differs, but interns can earn between 3-12 credits depending on their internship.
Requirements: All majors welcome to apply- you do not need to be a Political Science major. For all internships, you must submit the following via email in a single PDF document to [email protected]:
  • Intern Application

  • Cover Letter*

  • Resume*

  • Writing Sample (4-5 pages from research paper; no creative writing)

  • 2-3 Letters of Recommendation

  • Transcripts (unofficial)

*We strongly encourage that you visit with the SUU Career Center to review your resume and cover letter prior to submitting these documents.

To hear about experiences from previous Leavitt Center interns, check out the page "Our Interns - In Their Own Words"!