Classroom learning is enriched in a number of ways, including:
- field trips to the state Capitol, Washington, D.C.
- internships with legislators in the Connecticut General Assembly
- Washington and district office internships with national legislators
- election campaign and party organization internships
- internships with public administrators
- other regular internships, including International Executive Service Corps and Reed Exhibitions, both located in Stamford, CT
The Department has implemented a Semester in Washington (PDF) program.