Student Leadership Programs

Network with peers who have similar passions for leading change.

John Glenn Civic Leadership Community (LC)

This living-learning community invites first and second year students, from any major, who are interested in public service and policy to live together on the same residence hall floor. Participate in programming related to policy, service, academics and leadership throughout the year, culminating in a trip to Washington, D.C.

Civic Leadership Council (CLC)

This signature undergraduate student organization seeks to broaden, promote and cultivate civic engagement and leadership among college students. Focused on the four distinct pillars or policy, academics, service and community, the CLC provides an enriching environment to encourage active citizenship on campus and in the community.

Public Affairs Multicultural Student Organization (PAMSO)

The mission of PAMSO is to foster a safe and welcoming community within the Glenn College. Join an environment that supports students. Discuss, embrace and advance diversity and inclusion in the field of public affairs.

NEW Leadership Summer Institute

This five-day residential program addresses the underrepresentation of women in American politics, educating college women about the important role that politics plays in their lives and encourages them to become leaders in the political arena.

Internship Programs

Hone your transferable skills, apply your class content to real-world situations, grow your professional network and build your career path.

Washington Academic Internship Program (WAIP)

Study, Work and Live in Washington, D.C.! Outstanding undergraduates spend a semester in the nation’s capital as John Glenn Fellows while working at internship sites like congressional offices, federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and advocacy groups. (WAIP is being offered virtually through Summer 2021.)

Ohio Government Internship Program (OGIP)

Grow as a policy professional with an internship at a state agency, the Ohio Statehouse or a political party

Public Sector Data Science Internship Program

Rising juniors and seniors will learn data skills and methods to investigate policy problems, while working with a state agency in Columbus to put those skills to work.

Additional Cocurricular Groups


Network with professional city and county managers and your peers who are similarly passionate about building the local governments of tomorrow.

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Promote equity and education for women and girls and attend events like salary negotiation workshops, documentary screenings, guest speakers, wellness activities and more.


Develop your political ambition, civic engagement and leadership skills to create a supportive female community at OSU.

For more information

Contact the Glenn College student services team

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