Capital Fellows Program

The nationally recognized Capital Fellows Programs, administered by the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento, are an outstanding opportunity to engage in public service, prepare for a future career and gain experience under a seasoned mentor.

Description

The nationally recognized Capital Fellows Programs, administered by the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento, are an outstanding opportunity to engage in public service, prepare for a future career and gain experience under a seasoned mentor.

18 Assembly Fellows, 18 Executive Fellows, 18 Senate Fellows, and 10 Judicial Administration Fellows are selected annually to work 10-­‐11 months as full-­‐time staff-­‐members in the California State Assembly, California State Senate, California Executive Branch or within the California Judiciary. They participate in policymaking, program development and implementation.Fellows gain first-­‐hand experience in the governance and leadership of the most diverse, complex state in the nation.

Voted three years in a row (2010, 2011 & 2012) as one of the Top 10 internships in the Vault.com Guide to Internships, the Capital Fellows Programs were ranked highly on a combination of meaningful work experience and career opportunities. Each year, Vault's editors evaluate the internship programs profiled in their annual guide and select from those, the top 10 internships-­‐-­‐programs they feel represent the best all-­‐around opportunities. Each year approx. 800 internship programs are profiled, the Capital Fellows Programs made the Top 10 list alongside a number of high-­‐profile internship programs, including: Deloitte LLP; Germin International; GE; Google;J.P. Morgan's Investment Bank; KPMG; NASA; Nickelodeon Animation Studios; Northwestern Mutual Financial Network; the Smithsonian Institution; The Boston Consulting Group and the Steppenwolf  Theatre Company.

Eligibility Requirements

Prospective Capital Fellows must have a bachelor’s degree (in any major) by September 1, 2020, and a demonstrated interest in state government and public service. Applicants may apply to one or more of the programs that meet their interests and qualifications. Recent graduates, graduate, postgraduate and mid-­‐career applicants are welcome.  Individuals  must  complete the online  application  by  the  deadline of: February 3, 2020.

Deadline

Applications due by February 3rd at 5pm PST

Additional Information

For detailed information about the Capital Fellows Programs and applications, see website.

 

If  you have questions regarding the programs please contact the Center for California Studies at (916) 278-­‐6906 or calstudies@csus.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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