Politics, Geography and International Studies

Student Resources

Faculty working with student at GIS Open House 2013The following is a quick reference guide for current and prospective Geography, International Studies and Political Science students. Please let us know if you have suggestions for this page, and let us know if you have any questions! 




Any information the department receives from outside organizations regarding job and internship opportunities will be forwarded to students via email. General job, career and internship information may be found below.

Resource Links

Geography and GIS Careers
International Studies Association
Political Science Careers
UWRF Career Services
UWRF First Destination Survey

Gamma Theta Upsilon
International Geographical Honor Society
Eta Pi Chapter Adviser: Dr. John Heppen

Pi Sigma Alpha
International Political Science Honor Society
Eta Xi Chapter Adviser: Dr. Davida Alperin


Internships may be arranged for course credit in consultation with a department faculty advisor. The following are the department's internship courses.

GEOG 279
GEOG 379
INTS 379
POLS 279

Contact a department department faculty member to learn more.

UWRF Scholarships

The deadline to apply for most scholarships is February 1 each year, with the award given the following academic year.

International Studies
Political Science
Pre Law

Visit the UWRF Scholarships page for more information and to apply.

UWRF Social Media Directory


UWRF GIS Club (Group)
UWRF Poli Sci Majors & Alumni (Group)
UWRF Politics, Geography & International Studies (Department Page)
UWRF SGO - Geography (Group)

Linked In

UWRF Political Science Alumni (Group)
UWRF Politics, International Studies and Geography Alumni (Group)


@uwrfpgis (Department Page)

GIS Club
Adviser: Dr. Matt Dooley

Student Geography Organization (SGO)
Adviser: Dr. John Heppen

Political Science & International Studies Society
Adviser: Dr. Davida Alperin

Pre-Law Club
Adviser: Dr. Neil Kraus
Contact student organizer, Darien Maxwell

For more information and other opportunities, visit UWRF Student Organizations

Contact Us

Politics, Geography and International Studies
M-F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
355-356 Kleinpell Fine Arts
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