Student Information

  • Internships
    From Las Cruces to Sri Lanka, Government majors have pursued internships that have broadened their understanding of politics and policy.
  • Scholarships & Awards
    Numerous departmental scholarships are available for both graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Job & Career Opportunities
    Postings about possible career choices once you graduate. Updated as new opportunities are available, so keep checking.
  • Jobs & Volunteer Work
    Here you will find potential job and volunteer work.
  • Government Graduate Student Organization
    Graduate students in the MA and MPA participate in professional, scholarly and social activities as part of the dynamic GGSO.
  • Pi Sigma Alpha
    Government majors and minors work together through this honor society to host events relating to the study of politics.
  • Model United Nations
    For students interested in international affairs, the NMSU Model United Nations (MUN) program offers a unique and enriching experience, regardless of their field of study. The Model UN program encourages personal and academic growth and helps students develop skills in public speaking, diplomacy, patience, and perseverance. The MUN experience introduces students to global issues such as peace, conflict, socio-economic development, environmental sustainability, and human rights protection.