From the Department

  • Dr. Patrick Haney, Interim Chair

    Welcome to the Department of Political Science. If you are a prospective student, check out the information about majors and what you might study as a Political Science student at Miami University. If you are a current student, you will find information about your professors, office hours, major and minor requirements, internships, fellowships, jobs, and upcoming current events. If you are an alumni, you will find information about what other alumni are doing and learn how you might be able to give back to Political Science. We are very proud of our faculty, staff, current students and alumni. Please look around and you will understand why.


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  • Heritage Foundation Recruiting

    POSTED 3/16: We are already recruiting students for our Fall Internship Program which will run from September 8th to December 12th. We are looking for rising juniors and seniors interested in promoting Heritage policy and research, and experiencing DC first hand.

    On our website you can find a full list our 60 open positions in policy, promotion, business and more...check it out by visiting

    Interested applicants should apply by June 15th by applying on our online application. They also need to submit two letters of recommendation and an official school transcript by the deadline.

  • Cincinnati Vice Mayor David Mann

    POSTED 3/19/14 - Cincinnati Vice Mayor and Councilman David Mann is currently seeking politically minded and motivated interns to assist with a variety of tasks during the upcoming summer.

    Interested applicants should submit a copy of their resume and a one page cover letter explaining why they want to work for the Vice Mayor of Cincinnati to

  • Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley

    POSTED 2/27/14 -  Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley is currently seeking service oriented and highly motivated interns to assist with a variety of tasks.

    Interested applicants should submit a copy of their resume and a one page cover letter explaining why they want to work for the Mayor to Questions? Please contact Daniel Rajaiah at

  • Summer Intern for Rep Brad Wenstrup-Cincinnati Office

    Priority applications are due by April 15, 2014.

    POSTED 3/11/14 - Applications for 2014 Summer Internships in Congressman Brad Wenstrup’s District Office in Cincinnati are now being accepted. These internships are part-time (9-10 hours a week) and unpaid. While academic credit may be obtained, many students do the internships strictly for the educational experience. Applicants must be enrolled in college or graduate school.

    If you are a student who might be interested in interning in our District Office, please complete the application and apply. For additional information, please contact Chelsy Lutz in our office at 513-474-7777.

    Click here for more information and to download an application.

  • Summer Intern for Rep Brad Wenstrup-DC Office

    POSTED 3/26/14: Interns serve an important role in my Washington, D.C. office as well as have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience working in a Congressional office. Responsibilities include performing exceptional constituent services, researching legislation, and leading Capitol Hill tours. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend hearings and briefings as well as perform additional duties based on their abilities and interests.

    Click here to download DC Internship Application.

  • Kasich-Taylor Campaign

    POSTED 4/11/14 - Receive real experience on a political campaign and affect real change for Ohio. The Kasich-Taylor Campaign Headquarters is now open in Columbus and is looking for dedicated students that would like to assist in political operations for the campaign. All positions are unpaid. We will work around your school and work schedule. 

    Contact: Scott Blake, Field Director - Kasich Taylor for Ohio
    Phone: 561-452-2841

  • Ohio Republicans

    Ohio Republican Party Internships -  Click here for additional information.

  • Ohio PIRG

    POSTED 2/4/14 - OHIO PIRG is part of a national federation called U.S.PIRG with 30 ofices in 30 states across the country. Right now we are looking to hire 25 graduating college students into our full-time Fellowship program.

    Click here for more information.