Department of Political Science

428 Old Main
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: (479) 575-3356
Fax: (479) 575-6432

Admin Supervisor
Kathy Rice KAR021@uark.edu

Admin Specialist
Marisa Grippo mgrippo@uark.edu

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NOTE: Every effort is made to ensure that information is current and accurate, but please refer to their website for the most current information.

  • Check out the Campus Calendar to see upcoming lectures, concerts, exhibits, and other University events!

  • Looking for career advice? The U of A Alumni Career Services Center is hosting a series of CareerSkills events to give students firsthand information about different aspects of career management.

  • The Career Development Center offers many services for students, including resume/CV reviews, mock interviews, and the Razorback CareerLink. You can also join their Professional Development Institute (PDI) to get your own personalized career coach to guide you through the job-search process.

  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers group therapy for current University of Arkansas students. Group therapy is funded through the student health fee, so there is no out-of-pocket cost to students to attend. To find out more information about available groups, please call CAPS at (479) 575-5276, or visit their office on the second floor of the Pat Walker Health Center.

  • The Inquiry Undergraduate Research Journal publishes twice a year in an effort to highlight the research and creative achievements of undergraduate students and their faculty mentors. The due date for submission is May 16th every year. In addition, works accepted for publication in the Inquiry Journal may also be submitted to other academic journals for publication. If you have any questions please contact them at inquiry@uark.edu.

  • The Quality Writing Center provides face-to-face and online tutoring at their Kimpel Hall and Mullins Library locations. Tutors provide reader feedback and collaborate with student writers to help them learn revision strategies for improving their drafts.

  • The Presentation Support Lab in Kimpel Hall 405 can guide students of all majors in their planning for and delivery of presentations. Students are welcome as walk-ins, but the lab prefers appointments, which can be scheduled at present@uark.edu. The Presentation Support Lab is available to students from 6-8pm every Tuesday and Wednesday evening.

  • The Tech-Selector Web app from IT Services can help students, faculty and staff work smarter and faster with instant guidance on options for teaching online, managing files, doing research, creating videos, working from home and more. Users select student, faculty or staff and what they want to accomplish. After clicking "See the tech tools," a personalized, printable list is generated with links to step-by-step instructions and support information. This list can also be emailed to the user for easy access anytime.

  • The Volunteer Action Center now offers GivePulse, a new Volunteer Management system available to students, staff, faculty, and community members. GivePulse is a comprehensive volunteer platform that will allow users to locate volunteer opportunities on campus and around the Northwest Arkansas community. Users can log their service hours and have them verified by volunteer supervisors; logging service hours through GivePulse will automatically keep track and enter you into any qualifying awards, such as the President's Volunteer Service Award and the Chancellor's Community Service Award.

  • Get involved with a Registered Student Organization! Some RSOs related to Political Science include:



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    • The American Political Science Association (APSA) - Careers in Political Science

    • The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) - Career Resources for International Relations

    • Public service careers - newly launched job and career website brought to you by the three most prominent groups in professional public service careers and education! NASPAA, APSA & APPAM have put together this site for job seekers (and employers) at all levels of experience. Whether you are fresh out of college, a ‘veteran’ of the public sector or a Ph.D. in academia, this site can help you find a new job and sustain a career.

    • Making Global Impact - Guide to International Jobs in Government. Are you prepared for a career in International Affairs/Foreign Policy? There are numerous things to consider when you are deciding to pursue a career in international affairs. It is important to think about the type of work you will be doing and the skills you will need to excel in the field.

    • Go Government is your one-stop shop for how to find and apply for federal government jobs. This site is designed to be your guide as you consider, apply, and secure federal employment. We’ll help you research federal agencies and government careers as well as provide practical tips for completing your application.

    • IISS - The International Institute for Strategic Studies convenes a vibrant community of leading analysts, journalists, academics, diplomats, military and government officials, policy planners, researchers, heads of corporate offices, business-unit managers, and students at undergraduate and graduate level in order to enable a context of insight-sharing through published work, local events, seminars, workshops and annual conferences, gathering key decision-makers from across the globe. See their website for more information on their student membership.

    • IPSA: The Voice of Political Science Around the World - The International Political Science Association was founded in Paris in 1949 under the aegis of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The special mandate of IPSA, expressed in its Constitution, is to support the development of political science in all parts of the world, building academic networks linking East and West, North and South. Its aim is to create an inclusive and global political science community in which all can participate. It seeks to promote collaboration between scholars in emerging and established democracies and to support the academic freedoms needed for the social sciences to flourish.

     

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525 Old Main
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701