FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR
THE MADDY INSTITUTE LEGISLATIVE INTERN SCHOLAR PROGRAM
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY SPRING 2018 AND D.C./SACRAMENTO SUMMER 2018
Qualify for a scholarship of up to $6,000
Fresno, CA (November 8, 2017) – The Maddy Scholar Intern Program’s goal is to prepare the next generation of political, governmental, business, non-profit leaders for the San Joaquin Valley through internship opportunities in local, state and federal government offices in Washington, D.C., Sacramento and throughout the region.
Each year approximately 40 University students from regional universities (CSU Fresno, CSU Stanislaus, CSU Bakersfield, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and UC Merced) are selected as Legislative Scholar-Interns. Legislative Scholar-Interns are placed on assignment in government offices throughout the Valley, as well as in Sacramento and Washington, D.C.
The Legislative Internship Program provides students with opportunities to develop public leadership skills while gaining practical knowledge of the day-to-day operations of government and the political process. Legislative Scholar-Interns receive academic credit as well as a stipend.
Examples of placements include: U.S. Senate and Congressional offices (Capitol and district offices), California Assembly and Senate offices (Capitol and district offices) and the Governor’s Office. Students are selected based on their academic standing to elevate citizen participation and government performance at all levels through leadership training for public service.
All applications are available at www.maddyinstitute.com and must be received by the specified date. NO EXCEPTIONS. Submit via email, fax, in person, or mail to:
Program Coordinator – The Maddy Institute
Foundation Building. California State University
Fresno, CA 93726
About The Maddy Institute
The Maddy Institute was established to engage, prepare and inspire the next generation of government leaders and civil servants. Activities primarily focus on Citizen Participation, Policy Analysis and Leadership Training. Leadership Training programs consist primarily of an extensive government intern program for college students throughout the Valley, as well as theWonderful Public Service Graduate Fellowship.