Community Service Internship Program

  • "I learned so much this summer that I would have never learned in a classroom" - Yadiel P., Health Sciences
  • "This internship throws light on a path to conduct market research, which is critical for my future career." - Qian X., MBA Candidate
  • "... to excel in my career, communication and administration skills are essential; the internship helped me gain that experience." - Russelle G., Health Sciences
  • "I gained further understanding of what the professors talked about in class... because I experienced it." - Crystina E., Communication
  • "I gained experience in the field I am interested in, grew as a professional and... improved my resume." - Cesar G., International Studies
  • "Camp Krem taught me that by improving the Camp it will improve the lives of the campers who come." - Marrina N., Environmental Science
  • "In the end I realized that my work, even if it was a small contribution, made a difference." - Jennivy T., Health Science/Microbiology
  • "The most rewarding aspect was the people I was able to help; to change lives for the better was very fulfilling." - Aisha P., Kinesiology


Eligible applicants are CSUEB students that:

  • Have minimum 2.5 GPA for undergraduate students
  • Have continued full-time enrollment in a degree program in the Fall term following summer participation
  • Are authorized to work in the U.S. (e.g., H-4 visa holders ineligible, F-1s are eligible)
  • Have a major/career interest related to the position applied for
  • Complete two reports after 57/50 hours of service during the internship
  • Assist in advertising CSSP; become Ambassadors and share about their experience

Type of Award:

  • $2000 Internship stipend after completion of 150 summer hours; payment will be disbursed during Fall term following the summer internship
  • $1500 Internship stipend after completion of 100 summer hours; payment will be disbursed during Fall term following the summer internship

Application & Selection Process:

  • You must be a full-time CSUEB Student in good academic standing.
  • You must be in a declared major when you apply and attending full-time in the Fall term following the summer internship.
  • You must be authorized to work in the US; international students, if you have any questions check with CIE.
  • You must relate your interest in an internship to your major and or career interest
  • Attend an information session starting in January 2021 (visit calendar)
  • Complete Application Here by February 18, 2022
  • If selected, must attend interview February - March (Date to be scheduled)
  • Interview with possible placement site from February - March (Date to be scheduled)
  • Placement confirmation by April 
  • Safety Orientation on Friday May 25th at 2pm-5pm via zoom
  • Start May/June - August 

How many awards are given?:

  • 15 internships for 150 hours with stipend of $2000 are available summer 2022.
  • 15 internships for 100 hours with stipend of $1500 are available summer 2022.



Summer 2021 Internship Site: Summer 2021 Internship Type:
HIP Housing Outreach Intern
The Salvation Army Tri-Cities Summer Day Camp Intern
YMCA Teen Center - Y-Scholars Program Program Advisor Intern
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Policy Analyst and Advocacy Intern
Spectrum Community Services Fall Prevention Health Science Intern (Virtual exercise class administrator / educator)
Alameda Boys and Girls Club Program Intern
JusticeCorps Access to Justice Summer Intern
Kara Development Associate Intern 
Project Eden Youth Counselor Intern
Masonic Home of California Graphic Media or Multi Media

Internship Site Registration Process:

Eligible Employers must be:

  • Be a Non profit with proof of status 
  • Typically Local (East Bay - Hayward/ Oakland/ Concord)  Due to COVID we are accepting remote experiences or a hybrid experience
  • Have industry related experiences that connect to our CSUEB majors and or university mission 

Eligible Employers must commit to:

  • Offer a summer internship experience (June-August)
  • Has industry / major relevance to CSUEB
  • Mentorship
  • Summer Project (lead/develop/assess)
  • Networking opportunity within company (lunch and learn, information interviews with top leadership)
  • Reflection opportunities (weekly 1on1, team meetings, end of summer culminating experience)
  • Mid-summer check in
  • End of summer exit interview / reflection
  • Log of hours / signed by site supervisor   

Employers can apply by completing the: Request for proposals form by December 6, 2021.

SUMMER 2022 Sites: Please attend an Information Session. Dates below:


Date Time
November 16, 17, 22, 30  12:30-1:30pm and 4:00pm-5:00pm
December 1 12:00pm-1:00pm and 4:15pm-5:15pm


 Zoom Link to join meeting: 

Meeting ID: 871 3097 5025 Passcode: 782391


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