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Placements in the program so far

Students work closely with their advisor, the Director of Undergraduate Studies, and career advisors in Stuckert Career Center to search and apply for internships. Since the start of the program in 2020, public policy majors have successfully completed a wide variety of internships for academic credit.


  • U.S. Government Accountability Office - Forensic Audits and Investigative Services
  • U.S. Department of Transportation
  • KY-06 Congressional Office
  • City of Atlanta, Mayor's Division of LGBTQ Affairs
  • Green River Area Development District


  • Council of State Governments
  • UK Healthcare - Executive Vice President for Health Affairs office

Government Relations

  • Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Management Consulting

  • GRC Advising
  • Associations International
  • National Journal


  • County prosecutor's office
  • Bailey Law, PLLC

Earning academic credit

PPL 399 - Internship in Public Policy

Current public policy majors and minors can earn up to three hours of PPL 399 credit per semester for their internship experience. The earned credit hours varies depending on total work hours in the internship. Students will work with the Director of Undergraduate Studies and their internship supervisor to complete an internship contract before they start working. 

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