UC Washington, D.C. (UCDC) Academic Internship Program

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. Internships are available for ALL MAJORS. Students live in the University of California Washington Center building together with students from all UC campuses, which provides an intellectual and social community throughout the quarter.  

UCDC academic internship program participants complete coursework through UCI while living and interning in Washington, D.C. for one quarter during the academic year (fall, winter, or spring). Students from ALL majors are encouraged to apply as Washington, D.C. offers numerous internship opportunities in various fields and industries.

Questions about UCDC? We encourage you to attend an information session, check out our FAQs or schedule an appointment with us.

Note that UCI students looking for a non-academic, full-time internship experience in D.C. over the summer should refer to the UCDC Summer Internship Program.

Resources for Participants

For students already accepted to the UCDC program, find resources, links, and important dates in the UCDC Participants resource library.