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).

Please visit the University Enterprisies, Inc. jobs page for more information.

If you have questions about student opportunities, please email