The 17th Assembly District Office Internship Program offers college students a unique opportunity to participate in and experience the work of a state Assembly office. The program exposes students to district office operations and the grass roots activities of a legislator's work. These experiences include working with constituents, conducting community outreach efforts, assisting community based organizations, organizing civic events and projects, database, staffing the office, and other activities.
Internships are available to all part-time or full-time students 18 years of age or older. Depending on their college programs, students may also receive different types of school credits for participating as an intern. Students selected for an internship are required to come in twice a week.
Many legislators and senior policy staff began their careers by interning in a district office. It is an invaluable way to gain a true understanding of California's democratic process, as well as an excellent opportunity to make important contacts while serving the community.
Interns will gain valuable education and work experience by fully participating in all agreed-upon hours of work. All internship work is voluntary and students will not receive any monetary compensation, however, school credit may be arranged.
As space becomes available, qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. Thank you for your interest in this very unique opportunity to serve your community. Please complete the attached application form and submit to the appropriate office along with a resume, cover letter, and writing sample.
I look forward to your participation.
If you have any questions, please contact Nadia Conrad-Huayta: