Capital Fellows Program

Attention outstanding seniors! The Capital Fellows Programs are recruiting. These are post-baccalaureate programs administered by the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento, and are an outstanding opportunity for college graduates to engage in public service and prepare for future careers. Fellows work 10-11 months as full-time staff members in the California State Assembly, California State Senate, California Executive Branch or the California Judiciary. They participate in policymaking, program development, and program implementation. Fellows gain first-hand experience in the governance and leadership of California and receive: monthly stipend of $2,964;medical, dental and vision benefits; Student loan deferments; and 6 graduate credits in Political Science or Public Policy and Administration and a graduate certificate in Applied Policy and Government from Sacramento State. Prospective Capital Fellows must have a bachelor’s degree (in any major) and a demonstrated interest in California state government and public policy. Applicants may apply to one or more of the programs that meet their interests and qualifications. Professor Stephanie Burkhalter is the campus contact for this program. Apply in February at Capital Fellows Programs.

Watch this video of Rubie Gonzalez-Parra, an Humboldt alum, talking about the program with interested students.