Capital Fellows Programs applications now available

T■ By Staff Reports / The Valley Chronicle
he nationally recognized Capital Fellows Programs administered by the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento, announces the availability of applications for the Capital Fellows Programs:
California Senate Fellows
Executive Fellowship Program
Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program
Judicial Administration Fellowship Program
These fellowships offer the unique opportunity to work for 10 to11 months as a full-time paid staff member in the California State Assembly, California State Senate, California Executive Branch or the California Judiciary. Fellows participate in policymaking, program development and implementation and gain first-hand experience in the governance and leadership of California.
2,000 alumni have participated in the Capital Fellows Programs, and the ranks of former fellows include judges; members of the United States Congress and the State Legislature; state and local government officials; corporate executives; community and nonprofit leaders; and university professors, administration and staff.
Prospective Capital Fellows must have a bachelor’s degree (in any major) by Sept. 1, 2017 and a demonstrated interest in state government and public service. Applicants may apply to one or more of the programs that meet their interests and qualifications. Recent graduates, graduate, postgraduate and mid-career applicants are welcome to apply. Applicants with any party affiliation are welcome to apply, including Republicans, Democrats, and people affiliated with third parties or with no party at all.
The application deadline is Feb. 13, 2017. Contact the Center for California Studies with questions at (916) 278-6906 or calstudies@csus.edu. For detailed information about the fellowships and applications, please visit www.csus.edu/calst/programs.

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