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Political science

First-Year Interest Groups

Designed to bring together students with similar interests or academic goals, First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs) utilize block scheduling to create learning communities and simplify registration to two clicks. As part of First-Year Student Orientation, students will be invited to sign up for a FIG based on their interests and placement.

Political Philosophy Club

A student organization for those interested in the study of ancient and contemporary political philosophy.

Political Science Students Association (PSSA)

The PSSA is a strictly non-partisan student group that seeks to promote responsible political student activism and voice on campus, networking opportunities for students who hope to be politically engaged on campus and in the community.

Science Policy Network-Detroit

Science Policy Network-Detroit (SciPol-Detroit) is a group that aims to bridge the gap between scientists, lawmakers and the local Detroit community.

Public administration

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

ICMA is the leading association of local government professionals dedicated to creating and supporting thriving communities throughout the world. Wayne State University's ICMA Student Chapter was founded with the intention of bringing the profession of public administration, of municipal management, to the next generation of management professionals. Membership in WSUICMA comes with a free membership to the national ICMA organization and access to networking opportunities and resources to bolster your administrative aspirations. Semester events include discussions with municipal managers about the profession, their experiences, and career advice.

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