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Democracy and Justice Studies Internships

Take a Trial Run

Distinguish yourself and develop your career.

Internships give you the ability to apply your classroom knowledge to a professional setting. You’ll be able to advance your career, expand your network and improve your community as an undergraduate. Not sure how to get an internship? Career Planning here at UW-Green Bay can help.

How to get an Internship

UW-Green Bay student interns doing paralegal work at a local law office

Internships for Credit

Generally, internships involve about 50 hours of field work for each credit, so about 150 hours for a three-credit internship; this is about 10 hours per week during a regular semester. Internships are to follow these expectations:

Internship Grading

Internships are graded based on the quality of performance and the quality of the final paper.

Supervised Internship

The off-campus internship supervisor is expected to oversee your work and ensure the position offers educational value and a good experience.

Faculty Mentor

A faculty mentor on campus oversees the internship, meets periodically with the student during the semester, reviews written work and submits a grade.

Write About It

The intern completes a paper evaluating their experience during the internship and connecting internship experience with material learned in traditional classes.

Internship Evaluation Form

The off-campus internship supervisor completes an evaluation form and submits it to the faculty supervisor.

Evaluation Form (PDF)

Professor Katia Levintova

Have Questions?

Professor Levintova is the Democracy and Justice Studies Internship Coordinator; please email her with questions about how to get started with an internship!

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