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Student Opportunities

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Students have the opportunity to engage with the Institute through internships, courses, research projects, and employment.

Please see the Registrar’s office for this semester’s course offerings.

  • Spring 2016: “State Government and Politics”. In this introduction to the study of state government and politics in the United States, the class explored the how state governments impact a wide array of aspects of peoples’ lives, from driving a car, to marriage and family, to protecting the environment, and many others
  • Fall 2012: “The American Presidency”
  • Spring 2011: “Congressional Redistricting: The Geography of Politics”. Co-taught by Mosakowski Institute Director Jim Gomes and Associate Professor of Political Science Rob Boatright, the course was recognized by U. S. News and World Report as one of the “10 College Classes That Impact the Outside World.” Course Syllabus

We are delighted to welcome both undergraduate and graduate students into our office. There are no positions currently available, but for more information please visit us in room 104 of the Academic Commons, or call us at 1-508-421-3872.

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Internship Programs

Public Health Internship Program

Interested in public health? Whether your background is GIS, marketing, environmental science, or otherwise, there is an opportunity for you to apply and enhance your skills by supporting the Division of Public Health and the Department of Health and Human Services. Students learn what it takes to work in a local government office by taking part in research and project implementation that improves community health throughout the city, and the region.


NOAA Fellowship Program

A partnership with the NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science places students in exciting, hands-on projects working in fields such as applied ocean and atmospheric science, policy, and science communication. Mentored by Clark faculty, students from a wide range of majors learn from working scientists and policy experts.