UC Washington Academic Internship Program


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UCDC Academic Internship


The UCDC Program offers qualified undergraduate students from any major an exciting opportunity to combine course work, field research and professional experience during a quarter's residence in our nation's capital.


Fall 2017:                      April 13, 2017
Winter 2018:                May 26, 2017
Spring 2018:               October 20, 2017

Apply Now

Fill out the UCDC Interest Form Now!


Available Scholarships and Other Awards

Honors Fellowship (available to University Honors Program students only)

A fellowship is available to support UHP students in the UCDC program. For more information contact the University Honors Program at 381 Surge Building or visit their webiste.

Robert T. Matsui - University of California Congressional Fellowship

The Matsui-UC Congressional Fellowship was created to encourage more UC students to learn about public service by interning in congressional offices during their time in Washington.  Five $1,500 awards will be made for each quarter (fall, winter and spring) for students interning in congress.  The fellowship is competitive and is not currently offered in the summer term.  More information is available by visiting the main UCDC web site.

UCDC Presidential Public Service Fellowship

UCDC's Presidential Public Service Fellowship is designed to encourage students to come to Washington, DC to advance their professional goals and deepen their civic engagement and commitment to public service while taking courses at UCDC. The fellowships will provide $2,500 in need-based financial support to select students who apply for and are accepted into the internship program. This is only available during the Fall quarter.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

The HACU program has complied a list of scholarship resources that is available on their web site.  This list is for informational purposes only and does not serve as an endorsement of these organizations by UCDC or HACU.

Other Outside Scholarships

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

National Italian American Foundation Scholarship Fund

United Negro College Fund

Shawn Carter Foundation


Other News

Missed the UCDC deadline?  Check out the UC Center Sacramento internship program (UCCS).  


Program Dates

Spring 2017:
March 25-June 11 2017

Summer 2017:
June 17-August 26, 2017

Fall 2017 Semester:
August 26-December 9, 2017
Fall 2017 Extended Quarter:
September 5-December 9, 2017
Fall 2017 Quarter:
September 23-December 9, 2017

Winter 2018 Quarter
January 6-March 17, 2018

Spring 2018 Quarter
March 24-June 9, 2018

Information Sessions

Tuesday, April 4
1:30-2:30 PM in Hinderaker 1127

Wednesday, April 5
2-3 PM in Hinderaker 1127

Friday, April 7
12:30-1:30 PM Hinderaker 1127

Monday, April 10
10-11 AM Hinderaker 1127

Tuesday, April 11
11 AM-12 PM Hinderaker 1127

Wednesday, April 12
2-3 PM Hinderaker 1127

RSVP to Attend


General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Career Opportunities

Undergraduate Education

UCR-UC Washington Academic Internship Program
1100A Hinderaker Hall

Tel: (951) 827-2634
Fax: (951) 827-7745
E-mail: ucrucdc@ucr.edu