External Relations

Internships

Gaining skills in a dynamic workplace is a major goal for many young people entering the workforce. Through partnerships with local Chambers, Vice President Mike Lee sponsors young adults, placing them in ABA's diverse departments where they gain work experience.

Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce

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ABA provides internships for young adults as part of the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce Foundation's (SACCF) JumpStart 21 Program. The program, designed to equip the younger generation with twenty-first century life and work skills, trains and matches youth with Sacramento area businesses.

Spring 2015 Interns and Supervisors

University Transportation and Parking Services (UTAPS) - Bernard Naquin (intern) and Josh Neri (supervisor)

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Bernard's feedback about his experience so far:

"My experience working (at UTAPS) has  been great. I've been learning a lot about Sac State and working in an office environment. I very much like the team there in UTAPS they are real nice and make you feel  comfortable which is good in a working environment. I'm thankful for the opportunity I have to work at Sac State  because it motivates me to do better and further my education in school and getting a degree."

Sacramento Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce 

Fall 2014 Interns and Supervisors 

University Police - John David Rodriguez (intern) and Suzanne Bracamonte (supervisor)

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Facilities Management - Christina Law (intern) and Bena Arao (supervisor, not pictured)

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Supporting Local Organizations

Vice President Mike Lee supports various external organizations, including the Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce (SACC), Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SHCC), Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce (SBCC), and the Power Inn Alliance.

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As part of the president's new initiative to transform Sacramento State onto a university for the 21st century, Vice President Mike Lee is working in the community to:

  • Increase our visibility
  • Expand our advocacy base
  • Encourage broader community financial support