Students majoring in Political Science are encouraged to begin planning for life after graduation the freshman year of study and participant in an internship experience during the junior or senior year of study. The Political Science Program has internship connections with a number of public organizations within the Fayetteville community to include the following organizations.
- The City of Fayetteville
- Cumberland County Government
- Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce
- North Carolina General Assembly
- Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
- U.S. Congressional Offices in North Carolina
Students are also encouraged to seek internships at the national and international level. The Department of Political Science maintains a current listing of searchable National and International Internship opportunities in Washington, New York, and abroad.