Valley Legislative Intern Scholar Program

Annually, this program funds approximately 30 scholar interns in legislative offices throughout the year in the San Joaquin Valley.

2019-2020 Participating Elected Officials:

Congressman Jim Costa

Congressman TJ Cox

Congressman Josh Harder

Senator Kamala Harris

Senator Diane Feinstein

Congressman Devin Nunes

Senator Anna Caballero

Senator Melissa Hurtado

Senator Shannon Grove

Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula

Assemblymember Adam Gray

Assemblymember Devon Mathis

Assemblymember Jim Patterson

Assemblymember Rudy Salas

Assemblymember Vince Fong

City Councilmember Miguel Arias, Fresno

City Councilmember Paul Caprioglio, Fresno

City Councilmember Esmeralda Soria, Fresno


2019- 2020 Program Deadlines

  • Legislative Intern Scholar Program for Spring 2020 & Summer 2020 (San Joaquin Valley Offices -Fresno, Clovis, Merced, Modesto, Bakersfield, etc.): Application postmarked, delivered, emailed, or faxed by 5 p.m. PDT on Friday, November 8th, 2019
  • Legislative Intern Scholar Program for Summer 2020 (San Joaquin Valley Offices – Fresno, Clovis, Merced, Modesto, Bakersfield, etc: Application postmarked, delivered, emailed, or faxed by 5 p.m. PDT on Friday, November 8th, 2019
  • Legislative Intern Scholar Program for Fall 2020 (San Joaquin Valley Offices – Fresno, Clovis, Merced, Modesto, Bakersfield, etc.): Application postmarked, delivered, emailed, or faxed by 5 p.m. PDT on Friday, May 8, 2020

Eligibility:

  • Must have a 3.0 overall GPA or higher
  • Must be at least a Junior in standing (60 units completed)  OR be a Graduate student in standing during the semester ofthe internship.
  • Must be able to work 3-5 hours per shift and at least 10 hours a week during the semester. Hours requirement is 150 hours total. 
  • Must act with the highest degree of professionalism and responsibility which also includes taking into consideration that backing out at the last minute would not only be very unprofessional but would put in jeopardy the future placement of other students like you.

Apply Now or download the Application Form 2019-2020

For additional  information such a scholarship amount and other please go to our FAQs.