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Job Opportunities For SISS Students

The job and internship opportunities listed below were sent to the Department Office to make available to SISS students. Click on the title links below for more information. 


 Title and Description

Jan 27




Are you interested in pursuing a career in social work? The University of the Pacific offers a 16-month accelerated hybrid Master of Social Work program located on its Sacramento campus:


Master of Social Work Information Session

January 27 (Wednesday), 5-6 PM


The application fee is waived for students who attend an information session.


To learn more, feel free to contact Dr. Rose Wong, Program Director at

We hope to see you there!



PATH is hiring case manager, and resident coordinators!


PATH is ending homelessness for individuals, families, and communities. We do this by building affordable housing and providing supportive services throughout California.


Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change

The Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change (ISSSSC) will serve as a site for Service Learning Internships for Academic Credit (IAC). In doing so, undergraduate and graduate students will have the opportunity to work with the staff of ISSSSC to learn professional skills, develop abilities, and work with education and research based events and activities that address issues of sport and social change. This can include, but is not limited to: conferences and Town Halls, education trainings and workshops, and research involving data collection and analyses for the publication of articles, books and book chapters, and best practice documents for consumption by students, faculty, and staff in educational settings, sport and social justice practitioners, and community members. All efforts will promote the use of knowledge acquired in the student’s academic discipline(s) and contributions to the real world.

The ISSSSC Service Learning Internships will follow the Internship for Academic Credit (IAC) guidelines set forth by SJSU.

Open Until Filled

Community Worker Position open at the Law Foundation

Hiring a Spanish-Speaking community worker. Community workers are non-attorney advocates who support with phone and walk-in intake, community outreach and education, administrative hearings and other non-court related outreach, and investigation. The posting is available here:

Open Until Filled

Casa de Esperanza Internship Opportunity

Casa de Esperanza provides residential care to children birth through six who are in crisis due to abuse, neglect, or the effects of HIV.  Care is provided in our neighborhood by our Hands of Hope interns.  Our interns, most of whom are recent college graduates, join us for a year of service (a twelve-month full-time post-graduation internship).  Applicants wishing to complete shorter internships are considered on a case by case basis.  We provide on-site housing (interns live with the children they are caring for) and interns join us from all over the United States to be part of our internship program. 

Information about our internship may be found here:

The application for our internship may be found here:

Open Until Filled


Student Intern Opportunity at AC Transit in Oakland

AC Transit's Civil Rights and Compliance Programs department has an immediate opening for a paid college intern in the Civil Rights and Compliance Programs group (see here). This internship – working on transit issues related to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 – provides an excellent opportunity for a student with significant coursework, interest, or experience in civil rights compliance, transportation equity, or a related discipline. The position is open to students who are enrolled now at a Bay Area college or university. The internship is part time, up to 20 hours per week, during the school year, with the possibility of continuing in a full time position, up to 40 hours per week, during the summer.

 We regularly have openings for this position, and it will stay open until we fill it. The HR department here at AC Transit also posts this announcement through the colleges’ and universities’ official job/internship sites and channels.

Interested applicants should complete the online application through the AC Transit website:, including a resume and cover letter.