Internship Opportunities in Government
Sites with Current Internship Listings
- Hillzoo.com - Internships both on and off the Hill in Washington DC
- Internships.com - Extensive searchable database of internship listings, available at no cost after simple sign-up.
- UC Berkeley Public Service Center
- US Federal Government Pathways Internship Program
Below is a sampling of internship programs; more can be found using the internship directories listed above.
- ACLU Foundation of Northern California
- Cal in Local Government
- Cal in the Capital
- California Department of Justice - Office of the Attorney General
- John Gardner Fellowship
- Orange County, California
- State of California- Office of the Governor
- The White House Internship Program
- UC Berkeley Washington Program (UCDC)
- UC Center Sacramento Program (UCCS)
Develop Your Own Internship
If you have not yet secured an internship through an established program or listing, try consulting websites of organizations that interest you; you may just uncover an internship. If not, you can approach them to Develop Your Own Internship.
Below is a sampling of organizations that are engaged in work relevant to this field and sometimes offer internships; check their websites for information.
To identify other organizations to approach, use these resources:
- Politics, Political Parties, Legislative Branch: Homepages
- Public Policy/Advocacy Organizations/Think Tanks