INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT POSSIBILITIES
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IF YOU WANT TO SUGGEST AN INTERNSHIP NOT ON THE LIST, CONTACT PROFESSOR GRAY
Barbara Boxer,(D) 600 B St., Suite 2240, San Diego 92101; Ph. (619) 239-3884; e-mail via website: www.boxer.senate.gov
Dianne Feinstein,(D) Federal Building 880 Front St., SanDiego 92101; Ph. (619) 231-9712, Fax (619) 231-1108; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or via website: feinstein.senate.gov
49th District, Darrell Issa, (R) 1800 Thibodo Road, Suite 310, Vista 92081; Ph. (760) 599-5000, Fax (760) 599-1178; for internships contact email@example.com.
50th District, Duncan Hunter (R) 1611 N. Magnolia Ave., Ste 310 • El Cajon, CA 92020 Phone: (619) 448-5201 • Fax: (619) 449-2251www.house.gov/hunter
51st District, Juan Vargas, (D) 333 F St., Suite A, Chula Vista 91910; Ph. (619) 422-5963, Fax (619) 422-7290; e-mail via website:www.house.gov/vargas (Juan is a USD alumni)
52nd District, Scott Peters, (D) 4350 Executive Drive, Suite 105, San Diego, CA 92121 (Torrey Pines Bank Building on the north side of Executive Drive) e-mail www.house.gov/peters
53rd District, Susan Davis, (D) 2700 Adams Avenue Suite 102 San Diego CA 92116; Phone: (619) 280-5353
Fax: (619) 280-5311 www.house.gov/susandavis (USD’s District)
Governor Jerry Brown has eliminated the San Diego office to save money in the face of current budget deficits.
CALIFORNIA STATE SENATORS
36th District, Joel Anderson, (R) 500 Fesler Street #201 El Cajon, CA 92020 (619) 596-3136 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
38th District, Mark Wyland,(R) Carlsbad Office, 1910 Palomar Point Way #105 (760) 931-2455; San Juan Capistrano office: 27126-A Paseo Espada, Suite 1621, San Juan Capistrano, 92675; Ph. (949) 489-9838
39th District, Marty Block (D), 701 B Street, Suite 1840 San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 645-3133 (USD’s District)
CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY
75th District, Marie Waldron (Escondido, San Marcos, Fallbrook) website for internship information: http://arc.asm.ca.gov/member/AD75/
76th District, Rocky Chavez (R), 1910 Palomar Point Way, Suite #106 Carlsbad, CA 92008 (760)-929-7998
78th District, Toni Atkins, (D), 2445 5th Avenue, Suite 401 San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 645-3090
(USD’s Assenbly District)
77th District, Brian Jones (R) 500 Felser St., Suite 201, El Cajon, 92020; Ph. (619) 441-2322; Fax (619) 465-7765 e-mail: email@example.com
79th District, Shirley Weber (D) 1350 Front St. Suite 6046, San Diego, Ca. 92101 (619) 531-7913
80th District, Lorena Gonzalez (D) 1350 Front St. Suite 6022, San Diego, Ca. 92101 (619) 338-8090
CITY OF SAN DIEGO
202 C St., 92101; Council offices, Ph. (619) 236-6440.
Mayor: Kevin Faulconer – see website for internship information. Contact intern coordinator John Ly at firstname.lastname@example.org
City Council (District)
1. Sherri Lightner, Ph. (619) 236-6611; North County toll free Ph. (858) 484-3808; Fax (619) 236-6999; e-mail: email@example.com
2. Lorie Zapf, ph. (619) 236-6622; check website for internship contact information. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Todd Gloria, Ph. (619) 236-6633, Fax (619) 595-1481; e-mail: email@example.com (TODD IS A USD
POLITICAL SCIENCE GRADUATE)
4. Myrtle Cole (619) 236-6644 see website. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Mark Kersey (619) 236-6655 see website. Email: email@example.com
6. Chris Cate, Ph. (619) 236-6616, Fax (619) 236-6616; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
7. Scott Sherman (619) 236-6677 Email: email@example.com
8. David Alvarez, Ph. (619) 236-6688; Fax (619) 231-7918; e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
9. Marti Emerald, Ph. (619) 236-6699, Fax (619) 238-1360; e-mail: email@example.com
San Diego City Attorney: Jan Goldsmith, Suite 1620, 1200 Third Ave., 92101, Ph. (619) 236-6220, Fax (619) 236-7215; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
SAN DIEGO COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego 92101, Ph. (619) 531-5700, Fax (619) 557-402
1. Greg Cox, Ph. (619) 531-5511, Fax (619)235-0644; e-mail: email@example.com
2. Dianne Jacob, Ph. (619) 531-5522, Fax (619) 696-7253; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Dave Roberts, Ph. (619) 531-5533; email: email@example.com
4. Ron Roberts, Ph. (619) 531-5544, Fax (619) 531-6262; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Bill Horn, Ph. (619) 531-5555; e-mail: email@example.com
SANDAG – SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS - This is the principal government research and regional and urban planning and policy analysis agency for San Diego County. Economic development, transportation, environmental, demographic analysis. 401 B St. Suite 800 San Diego 92101 (619)-699-1910
Public Policy and Interest Groups
Center on Policy Initiatives/Students for Economic Justice policy analysis and organizing for progressive causes
They also have a summer training institute internship program for students. 3727 Camino del Rio South,
Suite 100; San Diego, Ca (619) 584-5744 firstname.lastname@example.org
San Diego County Office of Community Involvement – helps place interns in a variety of county
Government offices – criminal justice, probation, welfare, planning, environmental etc.
San Diego City Financial Management Dept.- paid and unpaid internships
San Diego Taxpayers Association – local government research and lobbying – funded by many of the large business interests in San Diego. Good for research opportunities. 427 C St. Suite 308 234-6423
Center City Development Corporation - urban development and marketing research – 225 Broadway, Suite 1100 (619) 235-2200 Fax (619) 236-9148
Utility Consumers Action Network/Privacy Rights Clearinghouse – research and lobbying on
legislation dealing with consumerissues and rights. www.ucan.org Contact Beth Givens (619) 696-6966 or
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce – business/governmental affairs/ urban policy/
economic development. 402 W. Broadway (619)544-1309 This is the principal business research and lobbying group in S.D.
San Diego County Medical Association – assist the governmental affairs director. Contact Helen
Westcott, (619) 565-8888 ext. 113
San Diego Police Department – Fiscal Management Unit- contact Jim Flory, (619) 533-5788 or email@example.com (paid internship)
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center – Point Loma Complex Department of Navy.
Variety of paid internships in personnel management, fiscal management. Check out the website at www.spawar.navy.mil/training
San Diego Construction Industry Federation- (research and lobbying on development issues)
6336 Greenwich Dr. Suite A
Sierra Club – national and local environmental issues -research 3820 Ray St. 299-1714
USD Office of Community Involvement – This office has information on many community
Service type activities which might be applicable to internship credit. Check out the
Website at www.sandiego.edu/csl
Surfrider Foundation – environmental issues – Heather Hoogendam, administrator.
(858)792-9940 , www.surfridersd.org
Public Policy Strategies – political consulting and government relations. 1620 Fifth St. Suite 750, San Diego (619) 231-0996
Schuman,Hoy & Associates – government relations and political consulting, 7777 Girard Ave,
Suite 206, La Jolla, Ca.(619) 459-3900
The Monger Company- government relations and political consulting. 625 Broadway, Suite
1200, San Diego, Ca. (619) 544-7000 www.mongercompany.com
Youth in Government – this is a YMCA sponsored program for high school students with participation in role
playing activities and education in politics. Peninsula Family YMCA (619) 226-8888
Chris Crotty Consulting political consulting, campaign management, government relations. 2535 Kettner Blvd. Suite 2B3 San Diego, Ca. 92101 (619) 291-0407
American Civil Liberties Union San Diego , contact Legal Program Coordinator www.aclusandiego.org (619-232-2121 ext. 240 (not a legal internship)
Placements with some international orientation
World Affairs Council –Public education and programming in International affairs–
U.S. Department of Commerce – International Trade Administration 6363 Greenwich Dr.
World Trade Association – Business and international trade issues- 6363 Greenwich Dr.
Project Concern International – International health care issues 3550 Afton Rd. 279-9690
Citizen Diplomacy Council– U.S. State Department sponsored visits by influential foreign citizens.
1761 Hotel Circle South Suite 360. 619-291-8105 www.cdcsd.org
United Nations Association- http://www.unasd.org (619) 233-3970
Institute for Peace and Justice – University of San Diego –internships in a variety of ongoing
foreign policy, conflict resolution, and country studies. www.sandiego.edu/peacestudies see the “get involved” page for information on internships.
USD Trans-Border Institute- internships with the Institute and also a source for additional
contacts for U.S.-Mexico related organizations and companies. www.tbi.sandiego.edu
SurfAid International, multinational NGO with headquarters in Encinitas, Ca. Focuses on community
development and health care issues in third world countries. Contact USD grad Kevin Boryk,
Kevin@surfaidinternational.org or visit their website.
Invisible Children, San Diego headquarters, contact www.invisiblechildren.com
International Rescue Committee (IRC) 5348 University Ave., San Diego http://www.rescue.org/us-program/us-san-diego-ca_old, (619-641-7510
San Diego Housing Federation contact Sean Wherley, Policy Director, email: firstname.lastname@example.org (619) 239-6693 A non-profit organization that advocates for the creation of affordable housing in San Diego County. Interns will be involved in compiling list of affordable housing residents who are eligible to vote, attending events, educating affordable housing residents about various elected offices and initiatives.
Law Related Internships
San Diego City Attorney’s Office – handles a variety of criminal and civil law cases. Contact
Administrative Internship Coordinator, 1200 Third Ave. Suite 700, (619) 533-5605
U.S. Pretrial Services –531-4067 220 W. Broadway internships and paid positions available.
Women’s Legal Center – contact Sara Davis
Municipal Court – South Bay Judicial District 691-4770 contact internship coordinator.
Public Defenders Office – 338-4605
San Diego Mediation Service – alternative dispute resolution services 295-0203
U.S. Secret Service- San Diego Field Office, 550 West C St., Room 660, San Diego, Ca.
U.S. Attorney’s Office – (619)- 557-5610
District Attorney’s Office – 330 W. Broadway, San Diego (619) 237-1351 e-mail: email@example.com