UC Washington, D.C.

UCI offers both academic and non-academic programs for undergraduate students in Washington, D.C. The UCDC Academic Internship Program, offered during the academic year (fall, winter or spring), includes a required coursework component. The UCDC Summer Internship Program does not require coursework and is offered only in summer. In both programs, UCDC participants gain valuable hands-on work experience and live in the UC Washington Center.

Not sure which offering is the right fit for you? Read more about each below, attend an information session, or see a side-by-side comparison of the Academic and Summer UCDC programs.


UC Washington, D.C. (UCDC) academic internship program participants earn UCI credit, maintain their financial aid eligibility, and gain valuable work experience while interning in Washington, D.C. for 10 weeks during the academic year (fall, winter or spring).


The UCDC Summer Internship Program (Summer UCDC) offers a non-academic, full-time internship experience while living in D.C. for 10 weeks over the summer.