Student studies in front a a window in Zief Library.
Politics, BA

Careers & Internships

Do more than simply train for your profession. Graduate with an appreciation for the role of politics in life.

From the University of San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

After pursuing a passion for peace negotiations at USF, John Iosefo ’21 received the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship.

John Iosefo in New York City

Internship Opportunities

Work directly with change makers while earning your degree. A partial list of student internships:

  • United States House of Representatives

  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors

  • California State Assembly

  • Clerk for the Board of Education, Hayward Unified School District

  • San Francisco District Attorney's Office

  • San Francisco City Administrator's Office

  • California Northern Pretrial Services
  • San Francisco Public Defenders Office
  • San Francisco Human Rights Commission


A partial list of where our alumni have landed:

  • Apple
  • California Consortium for Urban Indian Health
  • California Immigrant Policy Center
  • California State Assembly
  • City and County of San Francisco
  • Common Ground Community
  • Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney
  • Dropbox
  • East Bay Regional Park District
  • Facebook
  • Google Inc.
  • House of Representatives
  • Jordanian American Association
  • KQED
  • Level Playing Field Institute
  • MedAmerica
  • Mission Housing Development Corporation
  • National Corn Growers Association
  • National Health Law Program
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Riff City Strategies
  • San Francisco City Attorney's Office
  • Seattle University
  • Sheriffs Office of San Mateo County
  • Treasure Island Job Core
  • University of California Hastings College of the Law
  • University of Southern California
  • US House of Representatives
  • US Senate
Lucas Waldron at ProPublica office

Lucas Waldron '13

Visual Investigations Producer, ProPublica

USF 30 Under 30

I'm teaching students about my favorite part of what I do, the intersection of news and video."

Lucas Waldron '13

Visual Investigations Producer, ProPublica