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.


Winter 2019:          EXTENDED: July 16th 

Spring 2019:          November 2nd, 2018

Summer 2019:       December 3rd, 2018

Fall 2019:                To Be Announced!

Apply Now

Fill out the UCDC Interest Form Now!


Available Scholarships and Other Awards

Honors Fellowship (available to University Honors students only)

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

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


Fall 2018 Quarter
September 22-December 8, 2018

Winter 2019 Quarter
January 5-March 16, 2019

Spring 2019 Quarter
March 23-June 8, 2019

Summer 2019 Quarter
To be announced!!

Information Sessions

Tuesday April 10th

5 pm, Teaching and Learning Center (Rivera A0101A)


Monday April 16th 

5 pm, Teaching and Learning Center (Rivera A0101A)


Thursday April 19th

2 pm, HUB 269


Monday April 23rd

5 pm, Teaching and Learning Center (Rivera A0101A)


Thursday April 26th

2 pm, Teaching and Learning Center (Rivera A0101A)


Monday April 30th

10 am, Teaching and Learning Center (Rivera A0101A)


Wednesday May 2nd 

2 pm, Surge 381M (**Honors Students Only**)


Wednesday May 9th

12:30 pm, Transfer Success Zone at the ARC (Open to All Students!)


Tuesday May 15th

1 pm, Teaching and Learning Center (Rivera A0101A)


Wednesday May 16th

11 am, Surge 381M (**Honors Students Only**)


Wednesday May 16th

4:30 pm, Teaching and Learning Center Patio

UCDC Student Networking and Social 



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