Loyola University Chicago

Department of Political Science

miscellaneous courses

PLSC 370: Chicago Internship
Professor Alan Gitelson / permission required

This program allows students to earn course credit while gaining valuable professional experience as an intern in the Chicago area. Internship possibilities include positions with U.S. Congressmen and Senators, Illinois Legislators, political campaigns, international organizations, policy think-tanks, and city, state, and federal government agencies. Interns earn 3 or 6 credit hours by working in an internship position that is jointly agreed upon by the student and the internship coordinator. The intern is also required to take part in a special internship seminar that will meet four times during the semester and write a paper related to the internship experience. Students need the permission of the internship coordinator in order to register and must submit an . You may contact the internship coordinator at (773) 508-3065 or agitels@luc.edu.

PLSC 370: Washington Internship
Professor Alan Gitelson / permission required

For more information about this opportunity, please visit this link. 

PLSC 396: Directed Readings
Professor Claudio Katz / permission required

A special readings course designed for students with particular topics in mind.  Interested students should discuss the proposed topic with a faculty member prior to the beginning of the semester.  The Chairperson's permission is required before students may register for this course.