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Internships, Careers, and Graduate School

Beyond the classroom, there are many opportunities for learning through guest lectures, research projects with faculty, participation in political events and elections, field trips, and internships in local law firms, state governments, and in Washington, D.C. Study abroad is strongly encouraged, programs are offered in academic institutions around the world. We have graduates in exciting career-track jobs across the country, and around the world, and network our current, and graduating students with them frequently.

Internship Opportunities

The Department of Politics encourages its majors to take internships. An internship can serve as a valuable test for you in making well-informed choices about your future goals. Students have interned across the state with campaigns and multiple agencies, in the Governor's Office in Concord, with federal agencies in Boston and Washington, D.C. and abroad. If you are interested in an internship, please contact Prof. Chris Galdieri.


Lindsay Johnson '07Saint Anselm politics graduates are extremely well networked across the United States and around the world. From the Foreign Service, to international law firms, campaign headquarters, and legislative office buildings, Saint Anselm graduates find placements to suit their interests and skills.

Graduate School

In recent years, Saint Anselm graduates have been accepted at some of the best graduate schools in the United States and have been awarded scholarships, teaching assistantships, and research positions. The Office of Academic Advisement is available to assist your pursuit of graduate studies.

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