November 2010

Q. Is there a social element to The Club? Is food served at Club events?

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A. Food is occasionally provided when receptions are sponsored by an organization, or when the event is one of our special chef-focused events. You can also email our Program Department with specific questions about a particular program.

Q. Do you have to be a member to attend Club programs?

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A. There are a number of members-only events held throughout the year, and members receive reduced admission to events. However, most of our events are open to the general public.

Q. How do I find out about Club programs?

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A. The best way to stay informed about Club activities is to become a member. Members receive The Commonwealth magazine, as well as special notification of certain events. For more information on membership, please see our membership FAQ. Read more »

Q. Where do the programs happen?

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A. Club programs take place in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and the East Bay. The Club office in downtown San Francisco is the setting for a majority of Club events. Hotels, theaters and other meeting facilities serve as settings for Club events throughout the Bay Area.

Q. How often does The Club host speakers?

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A. The Club sponsors multiple speakers each week, for a total of more than 400 per year. Our downtown San Francisco office hosts a program almost every weeknight.

Q. What is The Commonwealth Club of California?

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A. The Commonwealth Club is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public affairs organization dedicated to serving its members and educating the public through a wide variety of speakers, panels and related programs.

Guest Services Intern

Here's an exciting opportunity to be in the presence of America's most prominent opinion leaders. The Commonwealth Club of California, America's premier public speaking forum, seeks a Guest Services Intern to work with the Guest Services Department. Read more »

Development Intern

The Commonwealth Club of California’s Development Department seeks an energetic Intern to assist with special projects and day-to-day operations. The ideal candidate will have an interest in non-profits and fundraising. The Development Intern will help with administrative projects, assist with mailings, respond to member inquiries, perform Internet research, and help with other projects as needed. Read more »

Media/Public Relations Intern

The Commonwealth Club seeks a motivated, bright & organized fellow to assist our Director of Public Relations. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is a skilled writer looking for hands-on experience and would like to learn journalistic writing. Please note that this person will need to commit for at least 6 month period or longer. This position is ideal for part-time or full time students or professionals looking to learn and contribute to the public relations world.

The Media/PR Intern will: Read more »

Program Interns

The Commonwealth Club Programming Department is looking for several part-time college interns with an interest in event production and public affairs.

Job Description

The Program Intern duties include  Read more »