The UCDC Academic Internship Program is an internship program in Washington, DC, sponsored by UCI’s Division of Undergraduate Education. Each year the program selects outstanding UCI undergraduate students for internships in Washington, DC during the fall, winter, or spring quarter. It is an Ideal vantage point for students to examine behind- the-scenes activities that shape and implement our nation’s future course. Participants remain full-time UCI students and take 1-2 classes in DC Financial Aid applicable and scholarships are available for qualified students.
Our goal is to prepare each student both professionally and personally for the internship experience in Washington, DC Students admitted into UCDC work closely with advisors in developing a competitive portfolio. As part of the UCDC program, you will be trained to secure your own internship but You will not be placed in an internship.
1. Two page, double-spaced Essay with Name and Student ID at the top right (Note: you MUST have your name and student ID on your essay response). In your essay, please respond to these questions: Why do you want to Participating in UCDC? What kinds of internships interest you and how will this experience help you achieve your career and/or academic goals? Be specific, and include names of some of the internship sites you are considering applying to.