Derek Gordon ‘07

Major: Political Science
Job Title: Director, Canton Parks

Mount Union’s reputation for producing well-rounded and job ready students was critical to securing my first job and the experiences during my time in Alliance have continued to help throughout my career.


Internships provide you with the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience in the real world. University of Mount Union students have interned at all levels of the government as well as with organizations and companies that deal directly or indirectly with the government. These organizations/individuals include:

  • Government agencies
  • Local attorneys and judges
  • Interest groups
  • The Washington Center Program (assignments in the Washington, D.C. area)
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