Applying for positions within AVP Local Affairs


  • Policy Advocate

The Mission of the Office of Local Affairs is...

  1. To make advocacy broadly accessible to the diverse UC San Diego student body.
  2. To improve the quality of life for present and future students by focusing on high-priority local issues.

The Policy Advocate...

  • Shall work with the Government Affairs Director to research pressing policy issues that impact the student body.

  • Shall demonstrate passion, hard work, organizing skills, and leadership capabilities.

  • Shall bring appropriate prior knowledge and experience related to the processes and analyzation of public policy to guide the legislative agenda of the office.

  • Shall attend all weekly staff meetings and other larger Office of Local Affairs meetings.

  • Shall meet with the Government Affairs Director at least once a week.

If you have any questions surrounding these roles, please reach out to the AVP of Local Affairs (