Les Aspin Programs

Washington, D.C., Internship Program

The Marquette University Les Aspin Center for Government offers students the opportunity to study in Washington, D.C. as part of their degree program. Students live and work on Capitol Hill, participate in internships with the House, Senate, other government agencies, private sector firms and non-profit organizations. Placements are available for students in all majors. Students receive hands-on training and develop important professional skills. All programs include academic coursework in addition to guest lectures, symposia and site visits. Programs are offered during each fall, spring and summer term. For more information contact the Aspin Center's Washington D.C. office at 202-554-6140.

Milwaukee Internship Program

The Kleczka Internship Program, located on Marquette's Milwaukee campus, is a local initiative of the Aspin Center. Students participate in 3-credit internship and are placed in a variety of positions in federal, state, county and local government offices, non-profit organizations and private sector firms.​ Students demonstrating financial need are eligible for a stipend. For more information, contact the Aspin Center's Milwaukee office at (414) 288-7446. 

International Aspin Program

The Aspin Center also conducts periodic programming in Africa during the winter break session. For more information, contact the Aspin Center's Washington D.C. office at (202) 554-6140.