A chance to experience the inner workings of democracy and see how public policy is shaped
Leonard Schaeffer Fellows program
This program exposes undergraduate UVA students to government work and its impact through high-level internships with elected officials and government agencies
UVA Democracy Biennial Student Advisory Council
The Student Advisory Council consists of nine undergraduates working to help shape the UVA Democracy Biennial
In 2021, the Miller Center once again partnered with the Virginia Journal of International Affairs for an essay competition open to UVA undergrads.
22nd-Century Scholars program
This summer internship program—generously funded by the Jefferson Trust—promotes greater inclusivity in public service by offering mentorship and research experiences to students from under-represented groups. Click to learn about the partnering units from across the University of Virginia.