Monday, November 18, 2019

Published Article by Professor Natasha Bennett

Professor Natasha recently published an article on the Washington Post through The Monkey Cage. The article discusses the institutional problems exposed by the departure of Bolivian president Evo Morales.

The article can be found here.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Internship with Representative Adam Smith

Information regarding job details and pay can be found here

 Applications are accepted until March 1st!

Friday, November 08, 2019

Perils of Presidentialism Brown Bag - November 15th - Noon - Wyatt 206

Pi Sigma Alpha New Initiates

Congratulations to All!
Morgan MacFarlane was elected as president, and Ilana Dutton as vice president.

Front L-R: Emma Harrington, Jessa Miller, Fran Leskovar, Aliah McCord, Zoƫ Kern, Morgan MacFarlane, Albert Frantz, Meishan Wright, Allyson Niitani
Back L-R: Ilana Dutton, Zachary Fletcher, Susanna Schuler
Not pictured: Amy Colliver, Julia Gaulin, Sivan Najita

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

Student PIRG Application

Student PIRGS are hiring organizers to work on issues like protecting our environment, moving our country towards renewable energy and zero-waste, and strengthening our democracy.

Application Deadline is November 1st

Friday, October 04, 2019

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

Washington State Legislative Interest Meeting 9/16 Noon

Come to Wyatt 101 and learn about a unique opportunity to take part in Washington's government! The Legislative Intern Program offers Washington college students the opportunity to gain paid work experience while studying the state legislative process up close.

Thursday, May 09, 2019

U.S. Department of State Spring 2020 Internship Application

The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Spring 2020 Student Internship Program (Unpaid)

Please visit the Intern Section of our careers website for more information about the U.S Department of State Spring 2020 Student Internship Program (Unpaid) and to learn more about the selection process and which office may be right for you.

Visit to view and apply to the announcement. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is June 3, 2019.

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Values and Interests in U.S. Foreign Policy 4/24/19 @WheelockRotunda 5-6pm

Special guest speaker Tamara Cofman Wittes will discuss the U.S.'s implementation of democracy abroad through foreign policy.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Friday, March 01, 2019

AfterCollege Career Network

Powered by AfterCollege, the University of Puget Sound Politics and Government Career Network is a free resource that features relevant jobs and internships from employers specifically interested in reaching Puget Sound Alumni.

Take advantage of this!

Pohlad Award Applications for Summer of 2019. Due march 15th!

The Christopher R. Pohlad Fund for Faculty and Student Research was established to provide students the opportunity to travel abroad, further develop relationships with faculty members, and contribute in a meaningful way to their study of politics and government. 

Applicants for the Pohlad Award are typically rising juniors or seniors, with a declared major or minor in the Politics and Government department.
  • use the award for international travel to one or more countries
  • spend at least two weeks in the field
  • pursue an activity or participate in a program related to the study of politics or government
  • consult with International Programs before going abroad
  • complete a video consultation with a member of the Politics and Government department before departing and after returning
Any questions please contact Professor  Patrick H O'Neil <>

Click Here for the Application Form

Monday, February 25, 2019

State of Emergency Brown Bag - Monday March 5th - Wyatt 109

In this entrance in the Politics and Government Brown Bag series, professors Jacobson and Weinberger will discuss President Donald Trump's recent emergency declaration and it's impact on U.S. and foreign policy.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Meet-and-Greet with VP and University Counsel Joanna Cleveland, Feb. 19th 5-6pm

Summer Internships and Research Opportunities Mon 2/18 at Noon

Professors Alisa Kessel and Patrick O’Neil will host an event focused on summer internships and research and travel fellowships this Monday. Come hear from students about their experiences as well as get critical information on the application process. 

Deadlines are soon, but it is not too late to apply for these fantastic summer opportunities.