Alex R. Arshinkoff Internship at the University of Akron

 The Alex R. Arshinkoff Internship in Applied Politics was established in 1995 at the University of Akron.  To this day, it continues to fund a paid internship at the Summit County Republican Party headquarters for Bliss Institute scholars.  Students interested in applying for the Alex R. Arshinoff Internship should contact their academic advisor for more information. 

Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics

The Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron provides students with a focus on tangible, practical skills like networking and experiential learning opportunities. The following programs offer unique opportunities for students interested in careers in campaigns, politics, political consulting, political communication, government relations, public policy, media and more.

Master of Applied Politics: 

Juris Doctor/Master of Applied Politics:

Certificate in Applied Politics 

Certificate in Applied Political Communication