While at Mount Holyoke, Politics majors have gained internships across the United States and in dozens of countries around the world.  The following is just a sampling of the many unique businesses, organizations, and government offices at which our majors have interned.

Political Offices, Parties, and Campaigns

  • Offices of various members of the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives
  • The National Democratic Party
  • Offices of state and local politicians, including state senators and mayors of US cities 

United States Government

  • Department of State
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Department of Labor
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Department of Health and Human Services

United Nations

  • Missions of various countries, including South Korea, Pakistan, and Nigeria
  • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • United Nations High Commission for Refugees
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

International Government

  • Latin American Parliament
  • China’s Ministry of Commerce
  • Scottish Parliament
  • Embassies, including those of Ghana and Mongolia

International NGOs

  • International Red Cross
  • Oxfam International
  • International Labor Organization
  • Greenpeace
  • The Carter Center
  • Washington Office on Latin America
  • Lawyers without Borders

Domestic NGOs

  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Human Rights Campaign

Think Tanks

  • World Affairs Council
  • Council on Hemispheric Affairs


  • Deutsche Bank
  • China Minsheng Banking
  • Citizen’s Bank
  • JP Morgan Securities (Hong Kong)
  • Arab African International Bank


  • Various law firms
  • Offices of various district attorneys and attorney generals
  • Korean Bar Association
  • Federal Appeals Court
  • Legal advocacy organization, such as Legal Outreach and Justice NOW


  • Daily News Egypt
  • Times for India
  • Lebanon’s Daily Star