POL392 Parliamentary Studies (internship)
Module Convenor: Dr Daniel Gover
Prerequisite: Recommended POL373
Description: This module is designed to give those who take it a view of British parliamentary politics from the inside out. Students will spend two days per week between January and April working for a parliamentarian, either at Westminster or in constituency offices, or both. The module will be assessed by students completing a reflective journal of their day-today experiences. An internship is an intensive and demanding exercise, but should provide a formative experience and useful skills for those interested a career in politics or politics-related fields.
Connected course(s): Compulsory for: None
Assessment: Job advert - 1000 words (20%), Reflective journal and portfolio- 6000 words (80%)