The California Privacy Protection Agency is seeking to hire a legal intern to provide legal and policy support in the California Consumer Privacy Act rulemaking process.

About the CPPA

The California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) is a California state government agency created by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020. As the first dedicated privacy regulator in the United States, the agency implements and enforces the CPRA and the California Consumer Privacy Act.

About the Opportunity

The California Privacy Protection Agency is seeking to hire a legal intern to provide legal and policy support in California Consumer Privacy Act rulemaking process under the close supervision and direction of a staff attorney.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Third-year law student.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Individuals who are, or have been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerly incarcerated youth, as defined by Government Code section 18220, are encouraged to apply and will be given priority.
  • Please note that prior to appointment, individuals claiming preference under one of these categories will be required to furnish documentation establishing their eligibility.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with the ability to multitask.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review of comments, research a broad range of legal issues pertaining to privacy and prepare a written memorandum.
  • May assist with stakeholder engagement by gathering their input before and during the drafting of rules and organizing stakeholder comments/input.
  • Supporting the drafting of complex and time-sensitive regulations implementing the laws under the jurisdiction of the Agency.
  • Assists with the completion of documents necessary to comply with the Office of Administrative Law rulemaking process.
  • Scheduling public hearings regarding proposed rulemaking.
  • Performs legal research and analysis and drafts legal opinions regarding all laws under the jurisdiction of the agency.
  • Identifies potential legal problems and proposes solutions, analyzes legislation, regulations, and policies, impacting the agency.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 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.
  • 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.

Major Field of Study


How to Apply?

Interested candidates may apply for this opportunity through the link provided towards the end of this post.

Conditions of Employment

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 (degree, license, or official transcript) or DMV clearance.

Applicants will be required to pass required pre-employment checks to the satisfaction of University Enterprises, Inc. (UEI) and the hiring Agency or Department.

UEI does not allow students to hold more than one UEI Job at a time, or work in more than one account per pay period. UEI employees who are considering leaving their current UEI Student assistant position for a different UEI student assistant position should inform their supervisor in writing and provide at least a week’s notice.

UEI is not a multi-state employer. UEI only employs candidates who live and work in the state of California. If selected for the position you must reside in California and all work must be performed in the state of California.

Work Schedule

Flexible workdays and work hours, Monday – Friday, between 8 AM – 5 PM. Final work schedule to be determined by supervisor.

Additional Work Schedule

Student Assistant and Graduate Assistant employees generally work up to 24 hours per workweek (Sunday – Saturday) during the academic year and up to 40 hours per workweek during breaks; (winter, spring, and summer).

Application Deadline

June 16, 2023


Sacramento, CA, 95819, United States.

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