Graduate Internships and Student Positions

The California State Archives hires graduate student interns and student position to work up to 20 hours a week. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives Division is conveniently located at 1020 O Street (Archives Plaza Light Rail stop if you are a commuter). 

The Program: The California State Archives Graduate Intern Program provides a structured training program for its interns, which includes explanation and hands–on experience in many stages of archival work from reference to processing. In exchange, interns must commit to 20 hours a week of work and at least a one-year commitment, up to two years. 

How to Apply: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate program with prior experience working in a historical or cultural institution a plus. Graduate and student positions will be posted through University Enterprises, Inc. (UEI). 

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