One of the chief roles of a district office is to keep the local community connected with the legislative work taking place in Sacramento. This is done through constituent correspondence, community events, and everyday involvement with the community. Our district internship program provides an excellent chance for high school students, college students, and recent college graduates the opportunity to get involved in the legislative process while exploring a career in public service.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet Research Skills
- Excellent written and communication skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Critical thinking and creative problem solving
- Willingness to learn
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Interns will have the opportunity to learn about the operation of the California State Senate and current legislation. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing constituent correspondence, handling basic office operations, maintaining databases, researching legislation, working with government agencies, assisting with special projects, and networking with business leaders and elected officials.
This is a great opportunity where past participants have obtained paid positions with local and statewide campaigns, legislative offices, public relations firms, political consulting firms, and government affairs. Interns may qualify for course credit from school, as well as earn letters of recommendation from the Senator.
All interested applicants must submit an internship application, resume and cover letter. To apply, please fill out the form below. If you have questions, please call the District Office at 760.843.8414.