Columbus Program

Kent State University's Columbus Program in State Issues (CPSI) helps tomorrow's leaders understand public policy development at the state level.

A selected group of student leaders, from a variety of academic majors, will be given the opportunity to serve as interns in Columbus, Ohio. 
As an interns you will.....

  • Study practical aspects of public policy-making firsthand.
  • Have the opportunity to establish career-long professional contacts.
  • Gain valuable pre-career knowledge and skills.
  • Enjoy the cultural amenities of Ohio's capitol city.


Vernon Sykes, Ph.D., Director
Department of Political Science
302 Bowman Hall
Kent, Ohio 44242
Phone: 614-205-0025 
Fax: 877-682-4813

Political Science Office: 330-672-2060