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Chancie Ferris Booth Professor of Political Science, Pre-Law Advisor
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
3 Ways to Experience Your Education
Washington Semester gives students a chance to observe government in action in the nation's capital. In seminars, participants meet with public officials, political figures, lobbyists, and others active in the federal government. Students complete research projects often based on an internship in a governmental agency.
Many students considering careers in law also participate in summer institutes. Among these are the Summer Institutes in Public Policy, convening at New York University, and the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO), sponsored by the American Bar Association, held each summer on a law school campus and designed to introduce students to skills essential to the study of law.
As a student of law at Knox, you'll have the opportunity to expand your education by completing an internship. Many students complete law-related, political, and public policy internships. Recent internships include: