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  • Panetta - Center for California Studies at Sacramento State - Leadership begins here.
    Certificate Panetta Institute Congressional Internship Sacramento Semester Civic Education selected The LegiSchool Project Calendar Newsletters Contests Real World Civics Summer Internship Free Materials Contact LegiSchool Resource Links Content Standards The Panetta Institute Congressional Internship Each year the Panetta Institute invites CSU presidents to nominate an outstanding undergraduate junior or senior student leader from each campus to participate in the fall semester Congressional Internship in Washington D C The fall semester program runs from August 2016 through November 2016 The program is fully funded to allow participation by any qualified student Student benefits for the semester include a two week orientation at the Panetta Institute in Monterey Bay an 11 week congressional internship in Washington D C academic program and unit accrual the cost of academic fees and tuition food and housing a living stipend academic materials and air and ground transportation Minimum Requirements Matriculated student in upper division undergraduate status juniors or seniors during the time of the internship and have not applied for graduation and do not have more than 120 credit semester units U S citizen State of California resident Students must have health insurance that is compliant with the Affordable Care Act To apply students must submit a packet with the following application materials addressed to President Nelsen Panetta Congressional Internship c o the Center for California Studies Sacramento State and 6000 J Street Sacramento CA 95819 6081 Two page essay of interest The essay should include the student s a academic background and preparation b interest background and aspirations in public service and politics and c ways in which he or she will represent the Sacramento campus A current resume Transcripts unofficial transcripts are acceptable A copy of a recently graded paper at least three pages long with the professor s comments and grade accompanying or

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  • Sacramento Semester
    or grassroots membership prepare press releases and newsletters and participate in budget work and campaign planning This program is quite simply the best and only way to learn about state government The time spent in class reinforces the lessons of the work place by adding background and depth Sacramento Semester alumni are found in top positions in all facets of state government You ll meet many of them along with other political practitioners from inside and outside of government including legislators lobbyists members of the press corps and constitutional officers at regular seminar guest speaker sessions The seminars held on the CSUS campus and also in the Capitol building provide background and depth to your internship experience Students will also benefit from activities of other programs of California State University Sacramento California s Capital University including the Center for California Studies the master s program in public policy and administration and the department of government The CSUS campus home to more than 29 000 undergraduate and graduate students is located just five miles from the Capitol The Sacramento Semester Program helps you Acquire valuable skills experiences and contacts that will enhance your career prospects Balance and complement your academic preparation with practical experience Meet leading personalities in California government and politics Understand what s behind the news headlines about state government Contribute to the formation of public policy in California the seventh largest economy in the world Academic Credit You receive 6 semester units Credit No credit for working 25 hours per week in your intern placement An additional 6 semester units letter graded are awarded for successful completion of the seminar I learned more during the Sacramento Semester than in any other term during my college years Academic units are transferred through the CSU IntraSystem Visitor program to your home campus Additional courses may be taken Financial Aid If you are a student at one of the 23 California State University campuses you are eligible for one of 10 state funded scholarships of 4 000 to help cover costs of relocating to Sacramento for the program The award is made based on the excellence of your qualifications and demonstrated financial need Scholarship applications as well as the program application are available on line at this site The personal contacts that I developed in and around the Capitol helped me land my first job I was present when my legislator telephoned my future employer on my behalf If you are a student at a college or university other than a CSU campus you are eligible to apply for a smaller amount of assistance from the Sacramento Semester Endowment Students from San Jose State University may apply for the Truax Scholarship contact the political science office at San Jose State for details Most financial aid grants may be transferred from the home campus to California State University Sacramento for the program Application Criteria Students from all majors are encouraged to apply state government has need of and opportunity for students with

    Original URL path: http://www.csus.edu/govt/Department%20Programs/Sacramento%20Semester.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Upcoming Events - Center for California Studies at Sacramento State - Leadership begins here.
    Project The LegiSchool Project Calendar Newsletters Contests Free Materials and Event Response Contact LegiSchool Resource Links Content Standards Research Faculty Research Fellows Program Current and In progress RFPs Completed Faculty Research Fellows Reports Visiting Scholar Program California Elections Data Archive Conference and Programs Envisioning California Conference Civic Education and Leadership Opportunities LSMI Judicial Administration Graduate Certificate Panetta Institute Congressional Internship Sacramento Semester Upcoming Events Visiting Scholar Presentation April 8th in

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  • Terms of Use - Center for California Studies at Sacramento State - Leadership begins here.
    of them In no event shall CALST be liable for any direct indirect incidental special exemplary or consequential damages including but not limited to procurement or substitute goods or services loss of use data or profits or business interruption however caused and on any theory of liability whether in contract strict liability or tort including negligence or otherwise arising in any way out of the use of this site or materials and information herein even if advised of the possibility of such damage This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance error omission interruption deletion defect delay in operation or transmission computer virus communication line failure theft or destruction or unauthorized access to alteration of or use of record whether for breach of contract tortious behavior negligence or under any other cause of action Disclaimer of Warranties Freedom from Computer Viruses Accuracy and Use of Information Continuous Service The materials in this site are provided AS IS and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied CALST disclaims all warranties express or implied including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose CALST does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials in this site will be uninterrupted or error free that defects will be corrected or that this site or the server that makes it available are free from viruses or other harmful components CALST does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials or information in this site or the accuracy adequacy completeness legality reliability or usefulness of any materials or information in this site Changes may be periodically made to the content of materials or information in this site and these changes may or may not be reflected in the materials or information as presented in the site Additionally due to the dynamic nature of the Internet materials and information freely available one day may be restricted the next day or undiscoverable due to changes in the organization of menus homepages or files If you have obtained materials or information claimed to be from CALST from a source other than CALST or this site be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to its original distribution Also data and information can quickly become out of date It is recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of any metadata associated with a file and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use If you find any errors or omissions in the materials or information in this site we encourage you to report them to the Webmaster Disclaimer of Endorsement Reference in this site to any specific commercial product process or service by trade name trademark manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply an endorsement recommendation or favoring by CALST Disclaimer for Hypertext Links

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  • Privacy Policy - Center for California Studies at Sacramento State - Leadership begins here.
    Statement we want to reassure users of the Site that we will not sell share or rent user information to others in a manner different than as set forth in this Internet Privacy Statement Center for California Studies at California State University Sacramento collects and or requests information when a user Contacts us using an online form Submits an e mail for any reason Prints and completes any form data which is returned via fax or mail We use this information for such purposes as responding to your requests improving our site and communicating with you via email regular mail or phone Our Site also contains links to external Internet sites which may be operated by an external party and they may have privacy practices that differ from those here atwww csus edu calst When you click on links that take you to such external sites you will be subject to their privacy policies and we encourage you to become familiar with that party s privacy policies as these may differ from those utilized on our Site Please note that this privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Center for California Studies at California State University Sacramento on our Site and while we strongly support the protection of privacy on the Internet we cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of other Websites uses of the information collected by other Websites or the content of those other Websites Consent By using our Site the user agrees to the terms and conditions set forth in this Internet Privacy Statement and the Site Terms of Use INCLUDING ALL LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES PROVISIONS which are an integral part hereof and the user consents to the collection and use of this information by Center for California Studies at California State University Sacramento as

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  • Featured Cases
    the services of the Center for Collaborative Policy CCP to facilitate a series of 15 workshops in five locations throughout the state The purpose of the meetings was to receive input from school administrators the agricultural industry and the public on the development of new rules for the use of pesticides near schools The workshops occurred in advance of the formal rule making process DPR presented two central concepts for workshop participants to consider for the development of new regulations The concepts focused on notification of pesticide application and consideration of restrictions such as timing of applications distance of application from schools types of pesticides used near schools and methods of application In several locations throughout the state the meetings attracted between 100 200 community members from a range of interests At times workshop participants emotions ran high CCP facilitators provided a safe environment for all voices to be heard and the full range of comments and concerns to be raised CCP further captured key themes and ideas and documented them in meeting summaries that DPR intends to use in drafting new regulations CCP further advised DPR staff in designing their presentation and workshop materials and in conducting outreach to ensure that all affected parties were invited to participate in the workshops Watch the News Channel 5 KION report here To read the Sacramento Bee Op Ed on the workshops from CDPR Director Brian Leahy click here Long Term Center Stakeholder featured on NPR s All Things Considered On June 10 2015 National Public Radio s All Things Considered ran a story on the one of the Center s long term stakeholders the Honorable Ron Goode Chairman of the North Fork Mono Tribe The story s title is Californians Look to Sierra Nevada Native Americans for Drought Solutions and you can listen to the story including Ron talking and singing here The piece focused on his efforts to restore meadows in the Sierra Nevada mountains through a combination of selective tree clearing and cultural burning The Center first started working with Ron in 2007 as he and a group of Native American colleagues formed the first Tribal Communication Committee for the California Department of Water Resources California Water Plan Update 2009 Ron and the team went on to author the Department s first Tribal Communication Plan and lead its first Tribal Water Summit The event involved over 300 participants including leaders and representatives from 66 California Native American Tribes 15 tribal organizations 13 state agencies and 8 federal agencies Ron continued on to become one of the founding members of newly created Tribal Advisory Committee for the California Water Plan Update 2013 During this time he helped write the Update s Water and Culture resource management strategy and collaboratively lead the second statewide summit in April 2013 The Center provided facilitation support for all these efforts Since 2010 Ron has also played a collaborative leadership role in the Sierra National Forest s Dinkey Landscape Restoration Project a 154 000 acre

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  • Mission & Overview
    CCP Expertise Client Sectors Topics Projects Clients Select Projects Client List Testimonials Doing Business with CCP Purchasing Services Tools Publications CCP Tools Collaborative Policy Publications Webinars Presentations Other Good Stuff Resources in the Field Links Readings Mission Overview The mission of the Center for Collaborative Policy is to build the capacity of public agencies stakeholder groups and the public to use collaborative strategies to improve policy outcomes The Center is a unit of the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies at California State University Sacramento The Center was established in 1992 as the California Center for Public Dispute Resolution The Center is based in Sacramento California and has offices in the Bay Area and Southern California In addition to these offices the Center has a network of collaborative associates throughout California and the western US Services The Center provides services to government agencies stakeholders and communities to address complex public policy challenges through collaborative stakeholder processes and conflict resolution collaborative public involvement strategic planning visioning and training Teaching The Center teaches collaborative policy development and collaborative leadership to undergraduate and graduate students at California State University Sacramento The Master s in Public Policy and Administration Program offers students a

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  • Strategic Goals
    Topics Projects Clients Select Projects Client List Testimonials Doing Business with CCP Purchasing Services Tools Publications CCP Tools Collaborative Policy Publications Webinars Presentations Other Good Stuff Resources in the Field Links Readings Strategic Goals Enhance the capacity of governing institutions to use collaborative methods governance capacity Enhance the capacity of communities and the public to collaboratively engage with governing structures and public policy decision making civic engagement capacity Create and

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