McCarthy Fellows Information Sessions

Thursday, February 14, 2013
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
University Center 414 - Conference Room
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Andrejko, Mathilde
McCarthy Center


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.

Applications 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



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