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The Panetta Institute for Public Policy offers CSU students the opportunity to work as Congressional Interns on Capitol Hill! Open to all majors!
➢ All-expenses paid internship in Washington, D.C.
➢ 20 units of credit
➢ Firsthand experience in the workings of Congress
➢ Professional knowledge
➢ Excellent professional networking opportunities
➢ Huge boost for your résumé
✓ Be matriculated (or matriculating) during the internship;
✓ Have accumulated at least 60 semester units but no more than 120 credit semester units (or 180 credit quarter units);
✓ Have not taken part in this program during previous years;
✓ Are enrolled as a full-time student at a CSU Campus;
✓ Have never been sanctioned under the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Article 5, Article 2 (Student Discipline), Section 41301;
✓ Be available to commit to August-November 2020 schedule;
✓ Fully commit to the program (e.g., no pursuit of employment or preparation of graduate exams such as LSAT, MCAT, or GRE);
✓ Excellent English written and oral skills;
✓ Ability to provide proof of health insurance, compliant with the Affordable Care Act;
✓ Be a U.S. Citizen and California Resident;
✓ Have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher for term and cumulative GPA;
✓ Subject to a background check
1) Written essay stating your interest in the Congressional Internship
2) Current professional résumé
3) Current CSUSM college transcript (unofficial)
4) Two CSUSM faculty/staff letters of rec
5) Copy of a graded paper (at least 3 pages long)
Contact: Dr. Chávez Metoyer firstname.lastname@example.org - Faculty Director of the Office of Internships.