2023 Cal-in-Sacramento and Schaeffer Fellows Info Session

Applications now open for the Cal-in-Sacramento Fellowship and the Leonard D. Schaeffer Fellowship

September 22, 2022 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Interested in public service? Apply for one of our internship programs today! 

Information Session: Cal-in-Sacramento Fellowship & Leonard D. Schaeffer Fellows in Government Service | September 22 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 119 Moses Hall

Speaker: Megan Collins, Institute of Governmental Studies

Sponsor: Institute of Governmental Studies

Are you a UC Berkeley undergraduate student who's passionate about public service? Apply for one of our paid public service internships!


Application Deadline: Sunday 10/16 at 11:59pm

Eligibility: Open to Cal undergraduates (all years and all majors). Accepted Fellows must enroll in a required 3-unit course (PS110B) during Spring 2023.

About: Cal-in-Sacramento is the University of California's largest — and one of the nation's most prestigious — campus-based public service internship programs. For more than four decades, hundreds of Cal students have gone to Sacramento under our auspices to garner first-hand experience in the most dynamic state capital in the country. Many of these students have gone on to careers in politics, government, and public service. Cal-in-Sac Fellows

  • learn about CA politics and policymaking through spring coursework; 
  • complete an 8-week summer residency and public service internship in Sacramento;
  • conduct original research that will be published on eScholarship;
  • receive free housing and a modest living stipend.


Application Deadline: Sunday 10/16 at 11:59pm

Eligibility: Open to Cal sophomores and juniors (or seniors who will be enrolled in Fall 2023). All majors welcome. Must hold at least a 3.5 GPA.

About: The Matsui Center is pleased to partner with the Leonard D. Schaeffer Fellows in Government Service program to support internship opportunities for undergraduate students in local, state, and federal government. This program provides opportunities for students to practice engaged citizenship and develop an informed view of government service and operations. Schaeffer Fellows…

  • independently secure a 10-week summer internship in local, state, or federal government;
  • attend a 3-day professional conference in Washington, DC;
  • develop career skills and build a robust professional network;
  • receive a $5,500 stipend to help cover living expenses during their internship.

Want to learn more? Contact matsuicenter@berkeley.edu with questions!

Thursday, September 22, 2022

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Institute of Governmental Studies Library
109 Philosophy Hall
Berkeley CA 94720
Registration Link: 

Event Contact: ezrabristow@berkeley.edu