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Abby Ritson '18 interned at the Children's Home of Poughkeepsie.                     Interning in British Parliament introduced Joseph Theall '16 to politics.

All School of Liberal Arts students have room in their academic 4-year plans for internships and are encouraged to complete at least one during their time at the College. As the options below make clear, students can decide to complete an internship in New York City, Albany, the Hudson River Valley, an international site, or in a placement near their permanent residence.                            

Internship Options for School of Liberal Arts Majors

The Albany Internship Experience
offers a close-up look at the world
of nonprofits and public policy
for students who want to
develop their skills in these
fields.  Read more>>
The Center for Civic Engagement
& Leadership
fosters community-
based student service learning
connected to academic work. 
Read more>>
Opportunities abound for archival
research at the FDR Presidential
Museum & Library, which is
located just a few miles from 
the College.    Read more>>
The Hudson River Valley Institute
serves as a vital community
resource. Internships at HRVI 
provide students with valuable
experiences in editing and
research.  Read more>>
Students in many School of
Liberal Arts majors choose to
complete an internship in
New York City. Recent sites
include NBC News, Time
magazine, and HarperCollins
Publishers.  Read more>                  
The Hansard Scholars Programme
provides a semester-long
internship in Parliament and
coursework in British politics. 
Read more>>

A Message from the SLA Dean

Internships  Click directly on the video at left to see Dean Martin
describe the many internship opportunities
 open to students majoring in SLA disciplines.