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Internships and Research

Student intern

St. Kate's has an active career development office, a strong alumnae network and expert faculty to help you find internships.

Recent internship sites include:

  • National Model UN office in Minneapolis
  • Jane Addams School for Democracy
  • University of Minnesota Human Rights Center
Study abroad required
St. Kate's international relations majors have studied in many countries, including Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Jordan, Namibia and South Africa.

Research opportunities

At St. Kate's, you can partner with professors or other students on original research projects that are presented at professional meetings and published in peer-reviewed journals.

International relations major Babina Tuladhar, now a research assistant at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, was invited to join a panel discussion at a conference in Minneapolis called "United Front for Children: Global Efforts to Combat Sexual Trafficking in Travel and Tourism."

Research opportunities include:

  • Antonian Scholars Honors Program — Antonian Scholars complete a project as the final step in St. Kate's rigorous honors program. These include plays, website production and research papers on topics such "Habitat for Humanity in El Salvador: Need and Sustainability for Affordable Housing."
  • Assistantship Mentoring ProgramAMP pairs juniors and seniors with faculty or staff mentors on specific projects. Student Katherine Millerbernd helped Professor Maria Tzintzarova develop St. Kate's Model UN course.

You can also enhance your skills through:

Co-curricular activities

Further your knowledge about public policy, human rights and the political process through St. Kate's Political Science Club, St. Kate's Votes, Amnesty International and the Student Senate.