UMW Student Experience – Abby Tank

Check out this student interview on our Instagram where Abby Tank ('24) discussed her experiences at UMW and plans after graduation! Congratulations to her and the many other students that recently graduated! Abby is an International Affairs and Spanish double major. She has recently focused more on Latin America in her studies including her thesis work that she presented at two academic conferences. She plans to continue her education at graduate school in the Fall!       … [Read more...]

State Department Internship Student Experience – Morgan Lewellen

Check out this interview on our Instagram where UMW student Morgan Lewellen ('25) talked about her internship and experiences! … [Read more...]

Close Up 24-25 Civic Fellowship Program

Close Up Foundation, a national leader in civic education, is currently accepting applicants for their 2024-2025 Civic Fellowship Program on a rolling basis until May 1st. Recent graduates between Spring 2022 and September 2024 (including May 2024 graduates) are eligible to apply, particularly those with degrees in Political Science, Government, Education, or History though any recent graduate can apply. … [Read more...]

Pi Sigma Alpha 2024 Conference Presentations

Pi Sigma Alpha, the national honor society for political science students, holds an annual conference for students to showcase their research. This year it took place at George Washington University in Washington D.C. on Feb 16th-18th. Three of our students went to the conference to present their research.                     Our students do amazing research and we are always excited when they have opportunities to showcase it! If you would like to join the next Pi Sigma Alpha conference, check out the Pi Sigma Alpha conference page or reach out to a professor to learn more. … [Read more...]

PSCI 304 Student Experience and Video Essay – Ben Dickinson

Check out this interview on our Instagram with UMW student and Political Science major Ben Dickinson ('26) discussing his experience in the class PSCI 304 Contemporary American Politics and his video essay project. We love to see the many different creations our students produce! See his video essay "How Mike Johnson got his gavel" on Youtube. … [Read more...]

Apr 9 Celebration: PSIA Awards Ceremony

Join us tomorrow, April 9th, at 5 PM in Lee 411 for our annual Awards Ceremony! We will be celebrating newly inducted members of Pi Sigma Alpha, winners of departmental awards, and graduating seniors. … [Read more...]

Apr 2 Event: Shirley Martey Hargis ’14 Speaks on China’s Foreign Affairs and Taiwan

On Tuesday, April 2nd at 5:00 PM in Lee 411, we will have an alumna giving a talk on "China's Bromances and What They Mean for Taiwan." … [Read more...]

DGA Internships for Summer 2024

The Democratic Governors Association (DGA) is looking for several interns for Summer 2024! There are five positions available. Communications internship Compliance internship Digital internship Fundraising internship Research internship Check out the aforementioned links for descriptions of the internships and applications. These internships are hybrid or remote for those outside Washington D.C. The applications remain open until the positions are filled. … [Read more...]

FTC Paralegal Job Opportunity

An alumni shared with us this job opportunity! The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is currently hiring for paralegal specialists. This could be a great fit for anyone wanting to learn more about the actual practice of law before going into law school or other law careers. The FTC has many bureaus and offices seeking paralegals. Be sure to look into this opportunity soon since the application closes on Thursday, 03/21, but always keep an eye out for this job and others on USA Jobs (often they have short application periods). Feel free to contact us for more information or to reach out to alumni that can discuss life after Mary Washington including law careers and school, and many other careers. Paralegal job posting to learn more and apply. … [Read more...]

Mar 27 Event: Careers and Graduate School Panel Discussion

On Wednesday, March 27th at 6:30 PM on Zoom, we are hosting a Careers and Graduate School Panel Discussion! It will be a panel discussing Life After Mary Washington where you can hear the experience and advice from five alumni: … [Read more...]