Administrative (PSC 490A)
Work in the local office of a government agency (like Governor Sandoval’s Las Vegas Office) or similar non-governmental organization like Planned Parenthood, Chamber of Commerce, Progressive Leadership (PLAN), Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, The National Park Service at Lake Mead, etc.
Legislative (PSC 490B)
With this type of internship students are posted at the Las Vegas office of a member of the U.S. Congress doing contact, policy and constituent-service work. Senators Reid and Heller; Representatives Heck, Titus and Hardy.
Campaign (PSC 490C)
There will be many opportunities for UNLV students to learn the goals, strategies, and techniques of running a campaign for political office. Positions will be available with the Republican and Democratic presidential campaigns plus all of the U.S. Senate and House races that are based in Nevada. Postings will also available with several privately owned campaign-consulting firms, as well as the campaigns of Nevadans running for state-level offices (State Senate, etc.)
Legal (PSC 490D)
Students selecting a legal internship will work in the office of one of our many cooperating attorneys with the goal of finding out what the practice of the law is like on a day-to-day basis. It’s a good experience to have before you decide whether to go to law school yourself and a great asset when applying for admission to one. Get some advice about interning in a local law office from a student.
Broadcast News (PSC 490E)
This is an assignment with the local NPR radio station, KNPR. Intern will do research and other tasks for the program “State of Nevada.”