“Running a State Senate campaign has given me the opportunity to meet and work with people who want to make a positive contribution in their community, as well as given me real-world experience in the field in which I love working- public service.”
Majors: Political Science (Undergraduate)/Public Policy (Graduate)
Internship Site: Supporters of Maryland State Senator Thomas Mac Middleton
Location: Charles County, Maryland
Title: Campaign Coordinator
Position Description: I lead the effort to get Senate Finance Committee Chairman Thomas M. Middleton re-elected to the Maryland State Senate. I coordinate meetings, events, door-knocking efforts, campaign strategies, and other aspects of the political campaign.
What are the benefits of participating in an internship, co-op, or research experience?
You are able to obtain practical and hands-on real experience in the field in which you are interested. These experiences help develop your learning outside of the classroom, and your understanding of the real world.