The fellowship program is both academic and professional. Includes full-time professional staff placements include California trial and appellate courts throughout the state and the Administrative Office of the Courts. All persons with a four-year college degree, including recent graduates and mid-career applicants are eligible to apply. Upon acceptance into the program, fellows are enrolled as graduate students in Public Policy and Administration at Sacramento State, and attend regularly scheduled academic seminars. During the course of the fellowship, fellows earn graduate units for the successful completion of all academic requirements.