Politics and Law Internships

Students in the Department of Politics and Law have access to a wide array of internship opportunities. For instance, our majors intern at law firms, the public defender′s office, the offices of members of Congress, nonprofit organizations, the FBI, the Memphis City Council, the Mayor′s office, and many other organizations.

Students can earn course credit by registering for our Public Affairs Internship course. The course earns four credits/one course toward the major and fulfills the F11 requirement toward graduation.

For more information regarding internships at Rhodes, please see the college catalogue or visit Career Services/Internships.

What follows are examples of recent internship opportunities available to our students:

  • Advocates for Immigrant Rights
  • Cornelius Bostick, Attorney at Law
  • Chastain English Law
  • Community Legal Center
  • Green Law Firm, Music Licensing Intern
  • Just City, Program Intern
  • Just City, Development Intern
  • Just City, Advocacy Intern
  • Just City, Policy Intern
  • Juvenile Court of Memphis & Shelby County, Foster Care Department Intern
  • Juvenile Court of Memphis & Shelby County’s Volunteer Services Bureau, Administrative Technician Intern
  • Shelby County Board of Commissioners Intern
  • Shelby County Public Defender Intern
  • Shelby County Attorney’s Office Intern
  • Stiles Law Firm
  • U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen (D)
  • U.S. Senator Bill Hagerty (R)
  • U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R), District Office Intern