Tom Truax Sacramento Semester Internship at the California State Capitol

Past Recipients

Amanda Marshall, 2013
Matthew Lim, 2013
Christina Branche, 2013
Vincent Tice, 2012
John de Los Angeles, 2012
Melissa Peterson, 2010
Nathan Block, 2009
Laura Parra, 2009
Jesus Gomez, 2008
Anthony Harrison, 2008
Steven Neese, 2008
Raul De La Rosa, 2007
James Tran, 2006
Danny Martinez, 2006
Meghan Bishop, 2005
Lynsey Galh, 2005
Alanna O'Hea, 2005
Siobhan O'Brien, 2004
John Sobel, 2003
Shawn R. Vasquez, 2003
Brian Hautau, 2002
Travis Linquist, 2002
Greg Lomori, 2001
Monica O'Toole, 2001
Alexander Kobayashi, 2000
Todd Brown, 2000
Suzanne Sullivan, 1999
Julius Cruz, 1999
David Heckler, 1998
Peggy Mitchinson, 1998
Ethan Winston, 1979


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SJSU students are eligible to spend the spring semester in the state capitol interning with a member of the state legislature or a lobbyist while earning units of credit through CSU - Sacramento. The Tom Truax Internship, honoring a well known lobbyist and SJSU alumnus, is available exclusively for help fund SJSU students taking part in the the Sacramento Semester Program.

Students interested in the Tom Truax Sacramento Semester Internship should submit a completed application to the department by the end of October.

Applicants for the Tom Truax Sacramento Semester Sacramento Semester Internship should submit the following to the department by mid-February:

  • A resume
  • A transcript
  • An essay describing one's interest in the Tom Truax Sacramento Semester Sacramento Semester Internship
  • A graded essay from an SJSU class (minimum 3 pages)
  • A list of three SJSU faculty references