Jobs & Internships

On-campus Student Jobs:

Steps to finding and applying for on-campus jobs:

  1. Prepare for your job search by creating a resume, cover letter and practice interviewing.
  2. Search and apply for open positions on the Jessup Job Board (more instructions below)
  3. If called for an interview, bring two copies of your resume and dress professionally.
  4. Work with your department supervisor to set up your HR orientation and schedule attendance at a New Student Worker Orientation.

All on-campus jobs are posted on the Jessup Job Board. Create an account using the information below, then search “My School’s Jobs” and click “Student Employment.”


Please read the Student Staff Statement of Expectations to better prepare for on-campus jobs.

Jessup Job Board:

Search for part- or full-time jobs, on-campus jobs and internships on the Jessup Job Board.  Your Access ID is A0 followed by your ENTIRE student ID (A099001xxxx)

Click on “Intern Central” to search for publicly posted internships or “My School’s Jobs” for opportunities specifically for Jessup students and alumni.


Students, please note that internship opportunities are posted by the employers and are not necessarily approved for WJU internship/field work hours. Please contact your internship professor to verify its approval.


Most Jessup students are required to complete an academic internship (fieldwork, practicum, mentorship, etc.) as part of their graduation requirements. This is a distinctive of Jessup, and will set you apart from graduates from other schools if you do it right!

Steps to Internship & Career Readiness:

  • Complete Focus-2 Career Assessment (Work Interest & Personality sections only) OR O*Net Interest Profiler. Select at least FIVE occupations that you have an interest in possibly pursuing.
  • Use the resources on MyJessup to update or create your resume
  • Schedule a career counseling and resume review appointment with Mary Konow, Career Counselor, using the Online Scheduler
  • Create a LinkedIn profile with professional head shot and connect with Mary Konow, Christy Jewell and others you consider helpful to your professional networking
  • Ensure industry/career focus is targeted and resume and cover letter is ready to distribute
  • Complete BigInterview practice assignment (using your Jessup email), click Assignments, enter Code: 2df960
  • Schedule an Internship or Job Search appointment with Christy Jewell using the Online Scheduler

Internship Forms & Info

Click the above link for information regarding the internship process. You can also access all required internship forms.

University Enterprises, Inc.:

University Enterprises, Inc., as an auxiliary of Sacramento State University, partners with state and local government agencies to fill part time student employment positions around the state, with special emphasis in Sacramento. Gives great opportunity for exposure in various state agencies. Registered WJU students only.

County of Placer Internships

Placer County is looking for students who are currently enrolled in or recently graduated (up to 1 year after graduation) from a college/university who are interested in being considered for student intern assignments. This is a great opportunity to gain knowledge and learn real life skills related to your major coursework. Assignments are limited. Applications will be screened on a weekly basis.

To apply for a Student Intern assignment, please submit an application and complete the supplemental questionnaire -indicating the department(s) that relate(s) to your major coursework and outlining your goal(s) for the internship. Please upload your resume and proof of eligibility (unofficial transcripts, confirmation of enrollment, etc.)

Click here to begin the application process

Placer County Job Alerts:

If you are interested in receiving job listings and recruiting event info from workforce development partners in Placer County, visit Placer County Business Advantage Network site and follow prompts to sign up. You may unsubscribe to this list at any time.

Placer County also has active recruitment for Student Interns on this link.

County of Sacramento Internships

Are you currently in school looking for an internship? Would you like to learn more about how government works or gain experience in your chosen field? Check out the internships we have to offer. The County offers the following types of student internships:

  • ​Paid
  • Volunteer/Unpaid

Note: Academic Credit can be earned for both paid and volunteer/unpaid internships, depending on your college or course requirements.

The availability​, type and duration of internship positions will vary by department or office. 

Micro-Internships through Parker Dewey

Micro-Internships are short-term, professional assignments that provide you with opportunities to gain experience, while helping companies get more done. Through these assignments, you will learn what it takes to succeed in an industry, while demonstrating your grit and determination as prospective employees.

Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) is a non-profit on a mission to bring healthcare to medically underserved communities around the world. Remote volunteer/internship opportunities include:

  • Virtual Global Health Volunteer Experience: The Virtual Global Health Volunteer Experience provides an immense amount of flexibility and most closely reflects our Global Health Volunteer Program. Volunteers learn from on-site staff members about pertinent health issues, help develop health education and advance on-site programming, as well as learn from health professionals. Time commitments and project development vary based on the volunteer.
  • Virtual Global Health Fellowship: The Virtual Global Health Fellowship is a remote certificate program similar to our more traditional Summer International Health Fellowship. Fellows will participate in a 4-week or 8-week program that involves learning and applying clinical skills, medical case studies, journal article reviews, training modules with health professionals, and project development.

OPEN USA:  OPEN USA is a “business for transformation’ (B4T)organization, and has a mission of helping businesses thrive and making Jesus known among the least reached of our world. If you are exploring how you can join the global B4T movement, an Internship may be right for you! Internships are usually 6-12 weeks in length. They are designed to expose you to B4T while giving you an opportunity to use the skills you are learning at university and in the marketplace. Check out the job listings here, and apply for your top three choices! Internships may be Virtual or On-site, but they are all hands-on, allowing you to make a difference now.

If you have questions or comments about specific Internships or the program in general, please email

International Rescue Committee

Refugee resettlement non-profit serving the Sacramento region. For jobs and internships, click here.

CalJOBSSM is California’s online resource to help job seekers and employers navigate the state’s workforce services (these are not necessarily jobs with the State of CA). You can search for jobs, create résumés, find qualified candidates, and more. Visit CalJOBS to register or log in.

Non-Profit Jobs:

Visit the Impact Foundry’s website for information on current postings from non-profit organizations throughout the Sacramento region.

Visit the Idealist website to view a variety of opportunities for non-profit action and collaboration through job-listings, internships, volunteer work, and events.

Tech Jobs For Good

Find tech jobs at social impact companies, foundations, and innovative non-profits in the US.

LinkedIn Internships & Jobs

LinkedIn’s Internship search tool (search by region or city).

LinkedIn Salary Tool

LinkedIn Salary has tapped their network of more than 467+ million members to provide deep insights into the compensation landscape. This includes salary, bonus, and equity data for specific job titles, and the different factors that impact pay such as years of experience, industry, company size, location, and education level – all of which becomes critical knowledge as you navigate your career. See a detailed, visualized distribution of base salaries by job title and location; bonus data is also provided where available.

LinkedIn ProFinder

Are you an independent contractor or freelancer looking to connect with organizations who need your expertise? Sign up to become a pro in areas such as design, writing, editing, accounting, real estate, etc. on LinkedIn ProFinder. In “My Profile” click “Are you a Pro?” and you will walk through the application process. You will be approved or denied within 24-48 hours.


Discover ZipRecruiter for job leads dedicated to college students for internships and entry-level opportunities, with tips on job searching, interviewing and more. To check out medium-sized businesses with internships and entry-level jobs, give it a try!

State of California Jobs

The State of CA has hundreds of job openings on a regular basis. Applying for such positions works a little different from most, as you must 1) create an account, 2) take qualifying exams, then 3) apply for jobs.  Staff Services Analyst positions are the most common entry level classification that students or recent grads might consider.

Click here to view the process regarding:
· Creating a CalCareer Account
· Creating an application
· Applying for jobs online
· Taking an exam
· Conditions of employment


Indeed enables you to search jobs posted on thousands of websites. Employers also post jobs directly on Indeed. Indeed helps you find a job using the world’s leading search engine for jobs. You can subscribe to daily emails with jobs that match any search you create.  Indeed allows you to find jobs on-the-go using their mobile website and apps.

Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU)

The CCCU Career Center is a vital resource for recent graduates. It’s open to faith-based employers, to organizations with faith-related positions, and to all sectors of higher education. Dozens of employers are posting new positions regularly, including many that are perfect for new and recent CCCU graduates. Graduates can also post their resumes and sign up for job alerts so that when their perfect position opens up, they’ll be able to apply right away.

Association for Christians in Student Development (ACSD)

The ACSD Careers page is a resource for those interested in serving in student life/development, financial aid, ministry and administrative positions in faith-based colleges. ACSD provides support for its members through their website for all levels of college student development educator job opportunities.

Pathways for Students & Recent Graduates To Federal Careers

Click on the above link for information regarding the Internship Program, Recent Graduate Program and Presidential Management Fellows Program.

The Internship Program is for current students in high school, college, trade school or other qualifying educational institution. This program offers paid opportunities to work in federal agencies and explore federal careers while completing your education.

The Recent Graduate Program is for those who have graduated, within the past two years, from a qualifying educational institution or certificate program. The recent graduate program offers career development with training and mentorship.

Recent Graduate Program and Presidential Management Fellows Program is for recent graduates with an advanced degree—either a professional or graduate degree such as a master’s, Ph.D. or J.D..

Remote/Work-from-Home Jobs

With the dramatic changes in the employment landscape in recent years, more people are looking for real work from home jobs and freelance positions.

The problem, according to money expert Clark Howard, is that the ripoff work-at-home outfits claiming they’ll find you a job — for an upfront fee — are too numerous to list.

We suggest you use these links to prepare for, search and secure remote work positions:

Top recruiters share 5 strategies for landing a work-from-home job

Work From Home Guide: Legitimate Work-at-Home Job Opportunities

10 Best Work-From-Home Jobs to Make Extra Money

Christian Camp & Conference Association

Looking for a job in summer or year around Christian Camping Ministry? Visit My Job Center through the Christian Camp & Conference Association.

Career Guides by Major

The Career and Life Planning Office has assembled Career Guides by major. The guides are a quick reference for internship locations and applicable employers organized by major. Tips for exploring each major are also included.