Intern

Office of Senator Skinner
California State Senate | Oakland, CA

Job Posted On: Nov-01-2022
Filing Deadline: Until Filled

Sen. Skinner is committed to training, mentoring, and exposing young leaders to government and public service and offers interested high school and college students a hands-on and engaging internship opportunity. She seeks individuals with strong organizational skills, commitment, and a passion to learn.

BASIC FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:

  • Answering constituent phone calls and requests, and following up accordingly;
  • Reviewing constituent emails and correspondence, and drafting constituent letters;
  • Conducting research on current and future legislation;
  • Attending community events, select committee hearings, and various meetings;
  • Shadowing Sen. Skinner at events, briefings, and internal meetings; and
  • Monitoring news sources and conducting research for media projects.
Season Internship Dates* Application Due Date
Summer May - Aug Jan. 20 - April 15
Fall September – December May 20 - July 31
Winter/Spring January – May Sept. 20 - Nov. 15
*Internship may vary by school

INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS:

Internships are designed to be an educational experience. They require a commitment of at least 10 hours/week.

SUBMIT RESUME, INTERNSHIP APPLICATION, AND SENATE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION TO:

Sherry McCoy at Sherry.McCoy@sen.ca.gov, using the subject line: ACTION: Skinner Internship Application.

Download and fill out the internship application here 
Download and fill out the Senate employment application here:  california_state_senate_application.pdf

For additional information see: District Office Internship Opportunities | Senator Nancy Skinner (ca.gov)
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