Class of 2015 – Are you a junior interested in politics and government? Apply now for the Eagleton Institute of Politics Undergraduate Associates program!

Undergraduate Associates explore the practice and processes of American politics. This 1.5 year certificate program is open to junior undergraduate students from ALL Rutgers schools, departments and campuses. Associates learn about real-world politics and government from experienced practitioners. Students selected for the program will take a course at the Eagleton Institute during the second semester of their junior year and each semester of their senior year, as well as serve in an internship related to government, politics or public policy.


Why apply?

– diverse summer/fall internship opportunities

– guest lecturers from the political world

– small seminars with engaging discussions about politics and government

– highly selective program

– network of more than 1,600 Eagleton alumni

– opportunities to participate in special events and great food!

– job placement assistance


Apply online today at

Application deadline is October 18, 2013


Questions/more info?  Visit the Eagleton website at or contact Sarah Kozak at



Get connected to the Eagleton Institute of Politics








Oct. 7 – The New Majority and Political Representation: A Look at Immigrants as Candidates, Elected Officials, and Policymakers with Sayu Bhojwani, 10:30 am. RSVP at


Oct. 8 – Pizza & Politics: Discussion of NJ State Elections, 3:45 pm.



Oct. 10 – This Town with author Mark Leibovich, 7:00 pm at Rutgers Barnes and Noble Bookstore on College Ave. RSVP at


Oct. 21 – More Women Can Run: Gender and Pathways to the State Legislatures with authors Prof. Susan Carroll and Prof. Kira Sanbonmatsu, 5:00pm (reception) 5:30pm (program).



Oct. 28 – Every Day is Election Day: A Woman’s Guide to Winning Any Office, from the PTA to the White House with author Rebecca Sive and Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande. 7:00 pm, Barnes & Noble-North Brunswick


Nov. 4 – The Music of Governors: Some Who Sang and Some Who Made it into Song, 4:30 pm (reception), 5:00 pm (program). RSVP at


Nov. 6 – The Morning After: Election Results and Implications, 9:00 am

Nov. 13 – American Conservatism with Reihan Salam, 2:15 pm. RSVP at


2013-2014 Rutgers University Clifford Case Professor of Public Affairs – Olympia Snowe

Nov. 21 – Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate in Congress with author and former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME)

– 11:00 am at Newark Law School

– 7:30 pm at Douglass Campus Center.  RSVP for New Brunswick talk at


Dec. 5 – Prisoners of the White House: The Isolation of America’s Presidents and the Crisis of Leadership with Kenneth T. Walsh. 4:30 pm Van Dyck Hall, College Avenue. RSVP at


Dec. 9 – Chris Matthews, host of Hardball on MSNBC, 7:30 pm at Douglass Campus Center