Do you have an interest in public policy and the
legislative process? Would you like to gain firsthand experience working
in state government? Have you always wanted to learn from practitioners
at the top of their fields and network with political professionals?
If so, consider attending this info session about the McCarthy Fellows Summer Program in Sacramento.
What it is: A 10-week
summer program open to students with a cumulative 3.0 GPA and sophomore
standing or higher, including those graduating this year. Participants
will be placed in full-time, highly coveted
internships in state legislative and executive offices. They will
simultaneously be enrolled in a California
Politics academic seminar (4 units). Students will also have
the opportunity to meet, learn from and network with a variety of public
service officials during their one-week program orientation. Housing within
walking distance of the state capitol is also provided.
How to Apply: For
more information and to apply online visit the McCarthy Fellows webpage.
are due March 1, 2013.
Past Internship Placements include: Governor’s
Office of Economic Development, California Department of Mental Health,
Assembly Arts and Entertainment Committee, Assembly Committee on Housing &
Community Development, Speaker’s Office of International Relations, Speaker of
the California State Assembly, Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials
Committee, Press Office of Senate Majority Leader …and many more!
Orientation includes speakers from: Legislative
Analyst’s Office, Assembly Republican Caucus, Senate Office of Research,
Legislative Council, the Governor’s Office…and many more! Students also attend an end of orientation
reception with legislators and staff.
Contact Fernando Enciso-Márquez, Program Coordinator
McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good