Legislative Intern

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Leapfrog your peers through Senator Joel Anderson’s award winning internship program and gain professional experience to help you stand out to future employers. Not only will you gain first-hand experience in politics, but also everyday skills that will strengthen your resume. Why join Senator Anderson’s internship program? At Senator Anderson's office, our legislative interns are treated like staff members. Regardless of your future career path, the internship program will help you sharpen your public speaking, writing, networking, and professional office skills. Upon completion, you will be eligible to receive a letter of recommendation from the Senator himself, as well as a certificate of recognition!


Legislative intern responsibilities range from essential office tasks, legislative research, creating certificates of recognition, aiding in district office programs, working with government agencies, public speaking, database management, drafting letters, attending community events on behalf of the Senator, and presenting certificates of recognition. We also have a media department where interns have the opportunity to research, write, and polish articles for publication in local newspapers, our newsletter, and select online outlets.


The internship program requires a 125 hour commitment. Scheduling is flexible and can be tailored to accommodate your schooling, work, and prior commitments. The office is open Monday through Friday, from 9 A.M to 5 P.M. Interns should be flexible and willing to attend early morning, evening, and weekend events along with various training sessions held throughout the year. A good candidate is responsible, mature, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and willing to learn. Apply today through our website at http://district38.cssrc.us/content/internship or contact Internship Coordinator, Alex Adkins, at Alexandria.adkins@sen.ca.gov or (619) 596-3136. We accept applications on a rolling basis.

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