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UT Tyler Accepting Applications for Archer Fellowship Program

October 6, 2011

Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

The University of Texas at Tyler is currently accepting student applications for Washington, D.C. internships through the Bill Archer Fellowship Program, Dr. Courtney Cullison, assistant professor of political science and Archer Center campus director, announced.

Applicants must be university juniors or seniors with 24 completed hours at UT Tyler, have an overall 3.0 GPA, completed the core curriculum government requirements and hold work or internship experience.

Interested students are strongly encouraged to attend the campus information session 1:30 – 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 at the University Center ballroom or meet with Cullison or Garnesha Beck, director of career services, prior to the application deadline Friday, Feb. 17, 2012.

Each student will intern full-time, take one weekend class and two evening classes taught by UT professors and live near Capitol Hill and the Supreme Court with interns from other UT System campuses. Students pay a program fee and also cover cost of living expenses and books.

Those students selected for the program will be notified by April 2012.

For more information, contact Cullison, 903.566.7163; ccullison@uttyler.edu or Beck, 903.566.7271; gbeck@uttyler.edu, or visit http://www.archercenter.org.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 7,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

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