Are you interested in learning about and participating in state government?
Do you have a desire to serve your local communities?
Senator Loni Hancock (9th District) is currently accepting applications for her Summer District Office Internship Program.
The internship is based exclusively out of the District Office, but may require you to attend events and meetings in cities throughout the 9th District. Interns will also have an opportunity to visit the State Capitol and shadow Senator Hancock for one day. The goal of the District Office internship program is to provide a well-rounded, hands-on experience of working in a state legislative office. Interns will be provided with the opportunity to take on a number of responsibilities and tasks that may include:
Attending meetings and community functions throughout the district, both with and without staff and/or Senator Hancock
Answering phone calls from constituents concerning questions about legislation, the legislative process and community resources
Assisting staff with preparation for town halls/community events
Creating and maintaining data bases
Assisting constituents with their problems concerning state agency issues
Organizing informational workshops for constituents on topical issues
Reading/writing assignments on the California Legislature, legislative process and current issues in California
Gathering background information/research for staff and/or the Senator
Assisting staff with filing, office organization and sorting mail
This is an unpaid internship.
The Summer 2013 Program will begin Tuesday June 4 and end Friday, August 16. You must be able to commit a minimum of 10-12 hours a week for the full duration of the program.
To obtain an application, please click on document below.
For questions or further information, please contact Melissa Male at:
Melissa.Male@sen.ca.gov | (510) 286-1333
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THURSDAY, MARCH 28TH!