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  • Internships | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    avoid late add fees Forms must be complete and must be legibly written Incomplete forms will not be accepted In order to earn academic credit for your internship you will need to tie your internship experience back to what you have learned in your Political Science courses Work with your faculty supervisor to decide the writing assignments you will complete when they will be due and if there are other requirements such as additional meetings or readings The writing assignments and satisfactory performance in your internship will be the basis of your Pol S 496 grade At the end of the quarter you will fill out a brief survey sent to you by email Your internship site supervisor will also fill out an evaluation of the work you have done at the internship site Contact an adviser in 215 Smith with any questions Email polsadvc uw edu Phone 206 543 1824 Tools to Search for More Internships HuskyJobs is run from the University of Washington Career Center It specifically lists jobs and internships in which the employer is seeking current students or recent graduates This is one of the places that paid internships are sometimes found Idealist is a posting site for internships jobs and volunteer opportunities around the world It is particularly interesting because it lists more than 80 000 organizations IE3 Global Internships Contact Study Abroad and the Political Science Advising office for information on how to receive Pol S credit for the internships listed below Looksharp is a third party online platform to search and apply for internships on the West Coast They list internships with established business start ups and some non profits Military Friendly Employers with Internships for Student Veterans Public Service Opportunity Bulletin is a blog run from the University of Washington s Carlson Leadership and Public Service Center United Way of King County has a searchable volunteer opportunity tool Many of the organizations listing on this source have more volunteer or internship options than they have listed on United Way Be sure to click through to the organizations themselves USA gov is a portal that links to all of the agencies and offices of the US government This is a useful resource since most of the internships offered are listed through the individual agencies Volunteermatch lists primarily volunteer opportunities but also many internships Internship Related Resources Tips for Evaluating Internships This information sheet designed by the UW Career Center should help you think about whether or not the internship you are considering is good enough for you EHS Educational Housing Services Housing option for students interning in New York City WISH Washington Intern Student Housing Housing option for students interning in Washington D C Links for Surrounding counties Island County King County Kitsap County Pierce County Skagit County Snohomish County Washington State Lists of Institutions Washington State Agencies Boards and Commissions Washington Associations and Organizations A Z Washington State Associations and Organizations by Subject Share Print PDF Programs Courses Undergraduate What is Political

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  • Related Programs and Centers | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    Calendar Resources Advising Administrative Forms Careers Graduate School Grad Students TAs Internships Related Programs Centers Scholarships Awards Technology Visiting Scholars Students Writing Center About Department Profile Stay Connected Support Us Contact Us You are here Home Resources Related Programs and Centers These links will take you outside the UW Political Science website The Center for American Politics and Public Policy The Center for Labor Studies The Center for Communication and Civic Engagement Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences The Jackson School of International Studies The Law Societies and Justice LSJ Program The Comparative Law and Society Studies CLASS Center The University of Washington International Security Colloquium UWISC The Washington Institute for the Study of Ethnicity Race and Sexuality WISER Share Print PDF Resources Advising Administrative Forms Careers Graduate School Grad Students TAs Internships Related Programs Centers Scholarships Awards Technology Visiting Scholars Students Writing Center Support Political Science Stay Connected Newsletter Sign up News Feed Alumni Update Advising Blog Main Menu People Faculty Adjuncts Staff Graduate Students Alumni Distinguished Alumni Alumni Notes Where are you Hire a UW Ph D Programs Courses Undergraduate What is Political Science Advising Major Minor Honors Internships Research Independent Study Scholarships Awards Transfer Students Writing Center Organizations for Students Careers Graduate School Graduate Program Overview Admissions Courses Funding Requirements Office Policies Student Guide Placement Record Resources Visiting Students Courses Course Catalog Time Schedule Projected Courses Certificate in Advanced Political Studies and Research Courses International Security and Political Economy Option Courses VLPA Courses NW Courses Tips for Getting into Closed Restricted Courses Study Abroad Summer Study Affiliated Centers Center for American Politics and Public Policy CAPPP Center for Communication and Civic Engagement CCCE Center for Environmental Politics CEP Center for Human Rights CHR Center for Social Science Computation Research CSSCR Center for Statistics the Social Sciences

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  • Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    and contributions to the applicant s field Deadlines are traditionally in the spring Full application Read more Scholarship Categories Graduate Research Grant Best Undergraduate and Graduate Paper in Labor Studies Award Each year the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies awards a cash prize to the best undergraduate and graduate papers written on a labor related topic during the current academic year Papers may focus on any dimension of United States or international labor including class relations social conditions working class culture or politics work and gender work and race ethnicity unions and comparative labor relations The deadline is at the end of Spring quarter but applications may be submitted year round Scholarship Categories Undergraduate Graduate Award Samuel B Bassett Scholarship in Labor Relations Awarded by Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies this scholarship provides tuition or support for students planning to pursue a career in labor relations It memorializes Samuel Bassett a Seattle labor lawyer whose career included defending the IWW civil rights civil liberties and other progressive causes Deadlines are traditionally at the end of Spring quarter Scholarship Categories Undergraduate Graduate Scholarship Gundlach Scholarship in Labor Studies Each year the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies awards this large tuition scholarship to outstanding undergraduate or graduate students who exhibit a strong commitment to labor studies The Gundlach Scholarship provides 5 500 in financial support to an undergraduate or graduate student who exhibits a strong commitment to Labor Studies The award honors Jean Gundlach a long time labor activist and secretary for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union ILWU this scholarship honors the memory of Jean and her siblings Wilford Ralph and Betty all of whom were University of Washington alumni A UW professor Ralph Gundlach was fired in 1948 after being branded a communist by the notorious Canwell Committee Thanks to Jean s efforts in the early 1990s then UW President William Gerberding issued a formal apology Read more Scholarship Categories Undergraduate Graduate Scholarship Political Science Civic Engagement and Research Grants The Political Science Department is pleased to announce two new grants for undergraduates The Kaplan Levi Undergraduate Grant to Promote Civic Engagement was created through the generosity of Robert D Kaplan Distinguished Alumnus of the UW Department of Political Science and Margaret Levi Jere L Bacharach Professor of International Studies in the UW Department of Political Science This grant provides 500 in financial support to students who seek through civic engagement to address issues of public concern The grant should be used to cover expenses related to the project The David J Olson Undergraduate Research Grant was created to honor David J Olson Professor Emeritus and former Chair of Political Science at the University of Washington This grant provides 500 for expenses related to undergraduate research on state regional or city politics or labor politics The grant recipient will need to register for Pol S 499 Independent Research in spring Read more Kaplan Levi Grant Application Olson Grant Application Scholarship Categories Undergraduate Research Grant Labor and Employment

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  • Technology at Political Science | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    s labs is available in UWired facilities Jump to Computer Classroom Smith Hall 220 see calendar Graduate Computer Lab Smith 41 How Do I Network Printing Software Computing Staff Suggestions Computer Classroom Located in Smith 220 the computer classroom allows faculty to merge technology with their course material It also serves as a general access lab Political science students and students enrolled in political science classes have priority View Lab Calendar Hardware 25 HP EliteDesk 800 workstations running Windows 7 purchased with Student Technology Fee grant Hours Autumn Winter Spring Monday Friday 9am 5pm Summer Hours Monday Friday 10am 3pm Graduate Computer Lab The graduate computer lab located in Smith 41 provides a dedicated area with extended hours for graduate students in Political Science Currently there are six workstations and a networked B W printer purchased with Student Technology Fee grant Hours Monday Friday 7am 9pm Saturday 8am 5pm How Do I Computing and Communications searchable FAQ pages How do I create a new UW NetID so that I can use Dante for email How do I create a Web page How do I use secure file transfer on the UW Dante Homer server Where can I get help with Stata See also UW s Center for Social Science Computation and Research CSSCR s help documents How do I dial in to UW to check email or use the online library catalog How do I use Pine for email How do I configure Outlook Express or Netscape Mail for use on my home computer Web Publishing Resources Walk in Workshops by the UW Student Access Computing Group SACG includes free workshops in computer essentials web design multimedia etc for UW students UW Canvas Help for Instructors and Staff UW Catalyst Tutorial on how to build a project web site with SimpleSite W3Schools tutorials in HTML CSS and many other web technologies Network Connectivity We have made a significant investment in our network infrastructure All the workstations in the computer classroom have 1GB switched connections allowing for rapid access to applications over the web Printing Currently only graduate students in Political Science and students enrolled in Political Science classes taught in the computer classroom have access to limited free printing All others may use their Husky Card to take advantage of pay for printing options Software Microsoft Office 2013 Access Excel PowerPoint Word Adobe Creative Suite 6 Statistics R SPSS 19 Stata 13 SE Stat Transfer 12 Web Browsers Internet Explorer Firefox Google Chrome Web Publishing Dreamweaver CS6 Computing Staff Stephen Dunne Senior Computer Specialist Manager Computer Classroom and Lab Smith 220C 206 616 3896 spdunne u washington edu Suggestions Please feel free to e mail Stephen Dunne if you have any suggestions for the Computer Classroom and Lab spdunne u washington edu Share Print PDF Resources Advising Administrative Forms Careers Graduate School Grad Students TAs Internships Related Programs Centers Scholarships Awards Technology Visiting Scholars Students Writing Center Support Political Science Stay Connected Newsletter Sign up News Feed Alumni Update Advising

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  • Information for Prospective Visiting Faculty, Exchange Graduate Students, and Advanced Ph.D. Students | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    is an United States legal resident or not The latter requires a J 1 visa application documentation of minimum financial resources and other steps if there will be accompanying family members Details about the J 1 Visa process for the UW can be found at https ap washington edu iso jfirst html Visiting scholars are responsible for the costs of visa and related processing fees We normally accept visiting scholars for a maximum of one calendar year with a preference for stays of an academic year of less Visiting scholars have access to UW libraries and computing facilities They are asked to participate in the intellectual life of the department by meeting with graduate students and giving talks about their research as part of one of our research centers or faculty clusters We are unable to provide office space or computer equipment Visiting Graduate Students This status is for graduate students who desire to take graduate coursework in our department We normally enroll three or four such students each year from one to three quarters at a time Applicants must be enrolled in a partner university with the University of Washington and be nominated by their home institution for the exchange Applicants must apply 1 for admissions under the International Program and Exchange Program See http studyabroad washington edu index cfm FuseAction Abroad Home Please go to Visitor Exchange Students and then click on Graduate Applications Check the application deadlines You may also check this website for a list of additional fees such as health insurance bus pass and orientation fees 2 and then apply for admissions to our graduate program and the UW Graduate School for study any quarter during the following academic year Details about Visiting Student Status can be found here http www grad washington edu admissions visiting shtml Graduate School and Department application procedures can be found at Graduate Admissions Visiting Graduate Students have full privileges of regular graduate students They can enroll in UW graduate courses and have library and computing access They also have access to other UW facilities We do not provide office space or computer equipment for visiting exchange students Visiting Graduate Student Researchers This status is for graduate students who desire to conduct PhD research in collaboration with a faculty member but will not enroll in coursework These typically consist of short term visits to our department of a few days to a few weeks on an informal basis Prospective visitors should contact potential faculty sponsors at least three months in advance of the planned visit with information about research interests how these fit those of the faculty member or research group a current CV and the timing of any such visit We only will accept individuals for such visits who can contribute to our graduate program Such individuals will be expected to give a talk about their research and to meet with other graduate students International visitors are responsible for appropriate visa arrangements for which the UW and the department

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  • PoliSci Writing Center | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    Internships Related Programs Centers Scholarships Awards Technology Visiting Scholars Students Writing Center About Department Profile Stay Connected Support Us Contact Us You are here Home Programs Courses Undergraduate PoliSci Writing Center The goal of the Writing Center is to assist undergraduates with their Political Science writing assignments at any point in the creative process from first thought to final draft The center is staffed by highly capable undergraduate tutors ready to help students organize and present their ideas clearly and effectively To learn more go to the Writing Center website Summer 2015 Hours Tuesdays 10 00am 1 00pm and 1 30 4 30pm Wednesdays 10 00am 1 00pm and 1 30 4 30pm Share Print PDF Programs Courses Undergraduate What is Political Science Advising Advising Appointments Advising News Blog Major Minor Honors Internships Internship Opportunities Research Independent Study Scholarships Awards Transfer Students Writing Center Organizations for Students Careers Graduate School Graduate Courses Study Abroad Summer Study Support Political Science Stay Connected Newsletter Sign up News Feed Alumni Update Advising Blog Main Menu People Faculty Adjuncts Staff Graduate Students Alumni Distinguished Alumni Alumni Notes Where are you Hire a UW Ph D Programs Courses Undergraduate What is Political Science Advising Major Minor Honors Internships Research Independent Study Scholarships Awards Transfer Students Writing Center Organizations for Students Careers Graduate School Graduate Program Overview Admissions Courses Funding Requirements Office Policies Student Guide Placement Record Resources Visiting Students Courses Course Catalog Time Schedule Projected Courses Certificate in Advanced Political Studies and Research Courses International Security and Political Economy Option Courses VLPA Courses NW Courses Tips for Getting into Closed Restricted Courses Study Abroad Summer Study Affiliated Centers Center for American Politics and Public Policy CAPPP Center for Communication and Civic Engagement CCCE Center for Environmental Politics CEP Center for Human Rights CHR Center for

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  • About | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    in Olympia and Washington DC The department runs a model honors program and a very popular Writing Center where students get individualized help from peers and instructors Our faculty and graduate students regularly win campus wide teaching awards Students are drawn to political science because politics and government are important and omnipresent in everyday life Students who take courses in the department become more incisive observers of politics and policy both in the U S and around the world More generally students gain valuable analytic skills and familiarity with different social science research methods used to study the political world Our alumni go on to a variety of successful careers Some choose careers that make direct use of their advanced knowledge of politics and government including numerous high ranking state and federal elected officials State Supreme Court judges state and federal prosecutors and the host of the region s leading conservative talk radio show Many other alumni do not work directly in politics and policy and instead use the more general analytic and critical thinking skills developed through coursework in a wide variety of endeavors For example alumni include high ranking executives with investment and financial services firms and the CEO of a large regional network of community health care organizations Graduate Education The PhD program in political science provides students with rigorous methodological training and deep knowledge of the academic discipline of political science Students are encouraged to take on large and important questions including ones that cut across traditional subfield boundaries or that require use of multiple research methods Graduate students have flexibility in constructing their areas of specialization opportunities to gain teaching experience and are heavily involved in research and publishing with faculty mentors Teaching graduate students is typically a collaborative effort Students work closely with multiple faculty members in different subfields a practice that helps produce well rounded dissertation projects that speak effectively to different research traditions Our excellent job placement record is an important indicator of the success of our program Faculty Research Faculty research focuses on a wide variety of important topics Questions explored in widely cited and influential books and articles include How can technology be used to monitor and prevent electoral fraud in developing countries Why did the U S a country founded on a deep distrust of standing armies and centralized power develop the most powerful military in the world What is the role of emotion in international politics How real is the resource curse that allegedly makes countries with natural resource economies underdeveloped and authoritarian How is the Tea Party connected to earlier grassroots conservative movements What is the relationship between religious liberty economic growth and political liberalization How do international institutions that protect human rights help to secure constitutional democracy The research accomplishments of our faculty include numerous book and article awards prestigious fellowships and extensive outside research funding The department also hosts several research centers and institutes that help to support research and teaching including the recently established

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  • Stay Connected | Department of Political Science | University of Washington
    and Sexuality WISER Research Publications Dissertations Undergraduate Fields of Interest News Events Recent News Advising Blog Honors Awards Newsletter Upcoming Events Calendar Resources Advising Administrative Forms Careers Graduate School Grad Students TAs Internships Related Programs Centers Scholarships Awards Technology Visiting Scholars Students Writing Center About Department Profile Stay Connected Support Us Contact Us You are here Home About Stay Connected There are many ways you can get involved with the UW Department of Political Science These opportunities are open to current students staff faculty alumni and friends Subscribe to our newsletter Subscribe to our news feed Attend public events Submit an alumni update Make a gift to support our students and programs Share Print PDF About Department Profile Stay Connected Support Us Contact Us Support Political Science Stay Connected Newsletter Sign up News Feed Alumni Update Advising Blog Main Menu People Faculty Adjuncts Staff Graduate Students Alumni Distinguished Alumni Alumni Notes Where are you Hire a UW Ph D Programs Courses Undergraduate What is Political Science Advising Major Minor Honors Internships Research Independent Study Scholarships Awards Transfer Students Writing Center Organizations for Students Careers Graduate School Graduate Program Overview Admissions Courses Funding Requirements Office Policies Student Guide Placement Record Resources Visiting Students Courses Course Catalog Time Schedule Projected Courses Certificate in Advanced Political Studies and Research Courses International Security and Political Economy Option Courses VLPA Courses NW Courses Tips for Getting into Closed Restricted Courses Study Abroad Summer Study Affiliated Centers Center for American Politics and Public Policy CAPPP Center for Communication and Civic Engagement CCCE Center for Environmental Politics CEP Center for Human Rights CHR Center for Social Science Computation Research CSSCR Center for Statistics the Social Sciences CSSS Comparative Law and Society Studies Center CLASS European Union Center EUC Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies CLS Washington Institute

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