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POLIS

We make your ideas
a reality

way to success

achieve more

Dedicated to

inspiring Change

producing LEADERS

leading conversations

in the future of government

in public & private sectors

on political issues

Who we are

Pi Lambda Sigma (POLIS) is Cornell's foremost professional society for students pursuing government and policy careers.

Since our founding less than 5 years ago, POLIS has managed to equip fellows with the skills needed to land positions at some of the nation's most prestigious think-tanks, consultancies, and agencies.

Join the future of Government

We encourage interested parties who are eager to learn, hard-working, and passionate about government to apply.

Our fellows cultivate essential skills through

NEtwork

Learning how to build and maintain an effective network

SkillSet

Resume, cover letter, and interview preparation

Strategy

Application process tips & tricks in diverse government fields

Our Fellows

Here's a taste of how POLIS has impacted our fellows.

“Hearing other members speak about their passions never fails to excite me about the boundless possibilities of what our futures hold”

Nina miller
Expansion Committee

"Joining POLIS has been instrumental in my education of government, where I've learned from dozens of passionate individuals in diverse paths."

Oscar maRtinez
Chair of Expansion
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“I’m so grateful to POLIS for all of the academic and professional support it’s given me while also introducing me to some of my best friends”

Henna Hussein
former President

"At a school as big as Cornell, Polis has given me a support system and tight-knit professional network unlike any other!"

Prameela Kottapalli
Diversity chair

"Regardless of career path, we help each other develop the skills we need to succeed and help make the world a better place."

George Defendini
Fellow

"My time in POLIS has been instrumental in shaping my understanding of American politics."

Brennan kosut
Vp of Programming