Internship Program

The Governor's Office Internship Program is designed for undergraduate students of all majors and backgrounds who have an interest in politics, California government and public service.  Internships are for students looking for real world experience in a uniquely high-profile government office.  Internships are available in a variety of offices including, but not limited to Constituent Affairs, Appointments, Legislative Affairs and Press. 

Unpaid internships are available to students during the winter, spring, summer and fall semesters and quarters and generally last 10-16 weeks.  Students should be available for at least 16 hours per week.

  • Enrolled in an accredited U.S. college
  • 2.8 or higher GPA
  • At least 18 years of age

Please complete the application on the Governor's website: and click on "Appointments." Upon completion of the online application, please mail a current resume and contact the Internship Coordinator for further information.
Office of the Governor
State Capitol
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-2841