Your Susquehanna education won’t stop at the classroom doors.

Student clubs and activities, field trips, events, seminars and study abroad programs are all essential to building a well-rounded education in political science.

Bond with students who share similar passions. Hear from experts with real-world experience in your field. Get to know faculty in a whole new light. Explore a new city or culture.

Wherever you want your career to go, what you learn beyond our classrooms can help get you there.

PoliSci Major Follows Girl Scouts to Washington

Katherine Allebach believes so strongly in the mission of Girl Scouts that she is melding that passion into a career.

Allebach, a senior political science major from East Greenville, Pa., is working as a public policy intern at Girl Scouts of the USA's Public Policy and Advocacy Office in Washington, D.C.

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Kate Allebach

Political Science Grad Spent Summer in Court

Since the day she first entered Susquehanna University, Jacqueline Keenan aspired to become a lawyer. In the summer of 2015, she got an in-depth look at the legal system by interning for Judge Michael H. Sholley.

Junior Interns at European Parliament

Every step junior Aminata Diallo has taken is getting her closer to her goal of becoming an immigration attorney, including her latest, which landed her in the halls of the European Parliament.

Internship Opened Doors for Triple Major

After studying public policy, political science and Spanish, Christina Martin '18 hopes to land an international public policy job that works in Spanish-speaking countries.

French Language and Culture
French Language and Culture

Live with host families, be immersed in French culture and have the chance to travel throughout France and to nearby countries.

British Law and Culture
British Law and Culture

Explore the inner workings of the British legal system as you tour London, Cambridge, St. Andrews and Edinburgh during a unique Global Opportunities trip.

GO Long
GO Long

Spent a semester abroad in one of our more than 50 approved GO Long programs.


Our political science students may have the chance to attend and present at a variety of conferences, including the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), the Midwest International Association and the Pennsylvania Political Science Association. Over the last 15 years, we have sent nearly 300 students, including a number of political science students, to NCUR.

Student Clubs and Organizations

Mock Trial Club
Pre-law Society
Pi Sigma Alpha
Pi Gamma Mu
SU College Democrats
SU Political Review
SU Republicans