Frequently Asked Questions - BOE Student Internship Program

Intern FAQs:

Why should I look at an internship?
Internships allow students the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills in a professional setting while still in school. Students will gain valuable work experience and the opportunity to explore career avenues.

How do I find an internship?
The Board of Equalization (BOE) advertises their intern positions at local colleges and on our web site: http://www.boe.ca.gov/exams/sips.htm.

How do I earn academic credit for my internship?
Academic credit varies by college. Please contact your academic advisor at school for information on earning academic credit.

Is my internship paid?
At this time, there are no paid positions available. The BOE will provide internships to students as volunteers or for academic credit.

What happens at the end of my internship?
You will receive a letter of recommendation from your internship supervisor. You will also have an opportunity to evaluate the BOE internship program.

Will I be considered for employment?
The internship coordinator will assist you on your eligibility to gain employment with the State of California. You are encouraged to review job recruitments by visiting www.spb.ca.gov.