Government

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一道本不卡免费高清The Government Department at Claremont McKenna College houses both the Government major and the International Relations major and has a large and diverse faculty in the fields of American Politics, Public Law, Political Philosophy, Comparative Government, and International Relations. CMC Government professors are prominent in their fields and widely published. Our students go on to exciting careers in public affairs, as elected officials, political aides, corporate public affairs officers, diplomats, journalists, military officers, and nonprofit advocates.

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Government Major

一道本不卡免费高清The Government major at CMC prepares students to be citizens and leaders in public life by placing students at the center of the controversies that shape our nation and world. It deepens students’ understanding of these controversies by situating them in a broad historical context and philosophical traditions that offer profound reflections on actual political life, with a view to having an effect on politics for the better.

Many of CMC’s government faculty members have spent time in the real world of politics, in presidential administrations, congressional offices, and policy think tanks. And they have done so on different sides of the political aisle. Democrats and Republicans are both well-represented in our department. This diversity of experience and background makes studying politics at CMC unlike anywhere else.

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    Off-Campus Opportunities

    一道本不卡免费高清CMC students can apply for the semester-long Washington Program, during which they will do a full-time internship in Washington, D.C., while taking CMC courses in the evenings. Immersion in the nation’s capital, and working alongside experts in one’s field, is a phenomenal way to gain experience and make lifelong connections.

    一道本不卡免费高清All IR students and many Government students study abroad for at least one semester. CMC’s Center for Global Education and its Study Abroad and Off-Campus Study offices can find programs to match any student’s interests.

    Don’t forget that students can also take advantage of internships, fellowships, and internship support to study abroad and be engaged off-campus during the summer!

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    Resources and Clubs

    一道本不卡免费高清There are tremendous opportunities for Government and IR students on campus, whether simply attending the remarkable nightly programming at the Athenaeum – at which prominent political figures regularly speak – or becoming actively involved in the award-winning Model United Nations program and student-led government and global politics societies.