Graduate Schools and Law Schools

The department graduates approximately twenty-five majors each year, and since 1996 over sixty-five of our students have been accepted to the following graduate and law schools:

  • University of Alabama
  • Austin Peay State University
  • Boston College
  • UCLA
  • Cumberland Law School
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Florida State University
  • George Washington University
  • University of Georgia
  • Harvard University
  • Jones School of Law
  • Kansas State University
  • University of Louisville
  • Loyola University (Chicago)
  • New York University
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Pepperdine University
  • Purdue University
  • Rutgers University
  • University of South Carolina
  • Stetson University
  • University of Tennessee
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Valparaiso University
  • Villanova University
  • Wake Forest University

Internships in political science

Throughout the course of their school career, students also have opportunities to participate in internships, some of which include:

  • State legislature
  • Governor’s office
  • State Republican Party
  • State Democratic Party
  • United States Congress
  • White House
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation

Internships in history

Other possibilities exist in the offices of local, state, and national politicians and agencies.

  • Tennessee State Library and Archives
  • Tennessee State Museum
  • Metro Archives
  • The Parthenon
  • State Historical Commission

Other possibilities exist and are worked out on an individual basis.