Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Political Science


Political Science 421. Government Fieldwork

Individually designed and supervised fieldwork in agencies of state and local government or a political campaign in Boston, Providence and surrounding communities. A semester of tutorial work (or its equivalent) with an instructor before and after the field experience and a paper relating the scholarly literature to the experience are required. Students who enroll in this course are expected to work a minimum of eight hours a week at their internship. Additionally, at the conclusion of the internship experience, students must complete a Work and Public Service Record through the Filene Center for Academic Advising and Career Services. Enrollment on an as-available basis.