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Internships & Careers

Internships

Undergraduates at SUNY Potsdam are encouraged to obtain extra career related experience in their chosen field by doing off-campus internships. Contact the Experiential Education Office at (315) 267-2507 or visit their website to learn more. Examples of previous internships in which Politics students have participated include:

Examples of previous internships in which Politics students have participated include:

  • Ulster County Department of Employment and Training, Canton, NY
  • St. Lawrence County District Attorney's Office, Canton, NY
  • Manhattan Libertarian Party, New York, NY
  • SUNY Potsdam Politics Department. Potsdam, NY
  • Washington/Brockport Summer Program, Washington D.C
  • So They Can, Sydney International

Employers after SUNY Potsdam

  • Goss Associates, LLC: Boston, MA - Legal Coordinator
  • FedEx: Syracuse, NY - Package Handler


Career Opportunities

Politics graduates have become attorneys throughout New York State and the nation, joined political science faculty at prestigious universities and built careers as community activists, journalists and staff members for congressmen and governors. They?ve also found employment with the U.S. Department of State, Merrill Lynch, the Foundation for International Relations, New York State Child Support Enforcement and Women?s Caucus for Political Science.