Employment and Internships

Available Internships

Maddy Institute Legislative Internship Program

The Maddy Institute selects up to 10 upper-division university students each year as Maddy Scholar-Interns. Interns are placed on assignment in government offices in Sacramento or Fresno. UC Merced students with at least 60 completed units (junior standing) and an overall 3.0 GPA are eligible to apply for the Maddy Institute Legislative Internship Program. A $1,000 scholarship is offered to those students accepted into the program. For more information on the program and to find deadlines for upcoming terms, please visit the institute's website.

Additional Opportunities

SSHA Career Counseling offers students support in identifying internships that cultivate their skills toward future employment and graduate studies. Contact Academic Advising to learn more.

UC Merced Career Services also has a great portal to explore internship opportunities.

Also, faculty members can be great resources to learn more about internship opportunities.