Apply Your Learning
Make the most out of your university career by taking advantage of all that Laurier has to offer you. Volunteer work, campus clubs, leadership programs, studying abroad, work experience – there are so many ways you can extend your classroom experience into the real world.
Here are just a few examples of the experiences you’ll have access to in the Political Science program:
- Apply for our brand new co-op program at the end of your first year to gain hands-on work experience.
- Take a semester abroad to gain a fresh perspective on the field and enjoy learning in another culture and environment.
- Participate in classes and workshops with policy practitioners from the non-governmental sector and from all levels of government.
- Engage in (and observe) live debates and mock trials in both the classroom and the courtroom.
- Complete a major research project under the supervision of award-winning faculty.
- Join one of three popular student associations to apply your classroom learning in a practical way:
- Moot Court: a competitive legal advocacy team that competes in tournaments across Canada
- Pre-Law Society: a student organization committed to providing knowledge to the student body regarding legal professions, law schools, networking and professionalism.
- Association of Political Science Students and the Sussex Association at Laurier
Check out the Political Science Experience and Career Guide for more!