Annually, this program funds approximately 30 scholar interns in legislative offices throughout the year in the San Joaquin Valley.
2019-2020 Participating Elected Officials:
Governor Gavin Newsom
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
2020-2021 Program Deadlines
- Legislative Intern Scholar Program for Spring 2021 (San Joaquin Valley Offices -Fresno, Clovis, Merced, Modesto, Bakersfield, etc.): The deadline to apply for Spring/Summer has passed. The application period for Fall 2021 internships will begin in March.
- Legislative Intern Scholar Program for Summer 2021 (San Joaquin Valley Offices – Fresno, Clovis, Merced, Modesto, Bakersfield, etc.): The deadline to apply for Spring/Summer has passed. The application period for Fall 2021 internships will begin in March.
- 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. Total hours requirement is 150 hours.
- 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.
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