The American Political Science Association, the leading national professional association for political scientists. The site contains a wealth of information on the discipline and key resources, including scholarships, fellowships for graduate study, careers in the discipline and related fields. Follow the links to organized sections to see more specialized resources in the dozens of specialties, from public policy and law and the courts to human rights, comparative politics, and international security and arms control. Most sections have a newsletter and additional links to key resources.
Here is a direct link to the sections: www.apsanet.org/section_300.cfm
The Midwest Political Science Association, a similarly useful site that focuses on issues and activities in the Midwest.http://www.aspanet.org/public/
The program overview link provides more information about the study of Political Science, related programs of study at UW-Green Bay, and careers for which a major or minor in Political Science is an especially suitable preparation. The links to requirements for the major or minor provide information from the University catalog. The link to resources takes you to a list of sites on the study of Political Science and opportunities for students.
Careers and the Study of Political Science: A Guide for Undergraduates (2003)
A useful guide prepared by the APSA. The booklet explores the career options available to political science students. We have several copies in the office.
Political Science: An Ideal Liberal Arts Major (2003)
A newly revised and expanded description of the benefits to students of majoring in political science.
Studying in Washington: A Guide to Academic Internships in the Nation's Capital (2002)
Written by Stephen Frantzich. A students' guide for finding, planning, and enjoying internships in Washington, DC.
Earning a Ph.D. in Political Science (2004)
A helpful resource for student considering graduate study in the discipline. We also have directories for the major graduate programs in Political Science that are offered throughout the nation.
- Grassroots Solutions (internships and job openings for "organizing, engaging, and mobilizing people"): www.grassrootssolutions.com/