The California DMV is seeking a student assistant in the Office of Public Affairs. The office deals with media inquiries from across the state and developing marketing campaigns to promote new programs. The Student Assistant will search for daily news stories, help write stories for weekly email blast and bi-monthly newspaper, create outreach lists for topics and areas of the state, and participate in formulating reporter responses. This position will also be part of the editing process for news releases and other internal and external documents.
Conditions of Employment
This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefited, student position. Employment in all positions with University Enterprises, Inc. is dependent upon the mutual consent of University Enterprises, Inc. and the employee. This means that either University Enterprises, Inc. or the employee can, at any time, terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause.
Depending on the type of position you are applying for, a pre-employment background check consisting of one or more of the following may be conducted, employment history, professional references, criminal check, educational verification (i.e., degree, license, or official transcript) and physical exam and drug urinalysis test. Applicants will be required to pass required pre-employment checks to the satisfaction of University Enterprises Inc., ( UEI ) and the hiring Agency or Department.
Monday- Friday, between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (flexible depending on class schedule)
Prefer morning availability to afternoon.
Additional Work Schedule
Student Assistant and Graduate Assistant employees generally work up to 20 hours per work week (Sunday – Saturday) during the academic year and up to 40 hours per work week during breaks; Winter, Spring & Summer.
Student Assistants are not permitted to telecommute or work remotely.
On/Off Sacramento State Campus
$10.50 – $14.00 per hour
Motor Vehicles, Department of (DMV)
Office of Public Affiars
The California Department of Motor Vehicle’s vision is to be a recognized leader in public service. To accomplish this vision our mission is to serve the public by providing quality licensing and motor vehicle-related services. To learn more visit www.dmv.ca.gov
Majors/Fields of Study
Communication Studies, Journalism, Marketing
School newspaper or other professional writing experience.
Experience using Adobe InDesign.
Must be a college student attending classes during the regular term (Fall, Spring and Winter, if applicable), at one of the accredited colleges or universities on our affiliation list.
To view our current affiliation list please paste the following URL into your browser: http://www.calinterns.org/wp-content/uploads/Affiliation_List.pdf
Students must be enrolled at a minimum in; six semester units or nine quarter units for undergraduate students; four semester units or six quarter units for graduate students.
Students declared major must match the major(s) listed in the job posting.
Duties and Responsibilities
Writing articles for internal newspaper and weekly email blast.
Use of Adobe InDesign
Use of Photoshop
Assist information officers with media related projects and campaigns.
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computer workstations, telephones, calculators, copiers, printers, scanners, and fax machines, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Work is performed in an office environment.
Hours Per Week
Students (part-time) 0-20 hours per week during the academic year, up to 40 hours per week during breaks; Winter, Spring and Summer. (NSTU)
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicant
Please complete all fields of the employment application. Include your educational history in the “Educational Experience” section and any employment history in the “Employment Experience” section of your application.