Saturday, February 1, 2014

UC Berkeley Washington Program

Fall 2014 UC Berkeley Washington Program is now available online, at: http://ucdc.berkeley.edu

To apply, you must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and have junior or senior standing in the semester you plan to attend. You must also have taken at least two upper-division courses on the UC Berkeley campus, which provide background for the topic you intend to research. Internships are available in a wide variety of DC-based government agencies, nonprofit organizations, policy think-tanks, media outlets, and businesses. Students live in the UC Washington Center at Scott Circle and UCB financial aid is transferrable to DC. Students earn a full semester of UCB academic credit.

Fall Semester 2014 applications will be due Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 4 P.M.

Candidate interviews will be conducted in mid-March for the Fall 2014 UCDC Program. Accepted students will be notified by the end of the month.

All UCDC info sessions will be held in Barrows Hall:
Thursday, Jan. 23 noon-1:30 P.M. Rm. 291 Barrows 

Wednesday, Jan. 29 4-5:30 P.M. Rm. 291 Barrows
Tuesday, Feb. 4 4-5:30 P.M. Rm. 291 Barrows 
Wednesday, Feb. 12 noon-1:30 P.M. Rm. 420 Barrows

Information about how to locate internships in DC is available on a bulletin board outside the UCB Washington Program Office and at the Information Sessions. The Program Office is at M24 Wheeler Hall, and generally will be open 9-12 and 1-4 on Mondays through Thursdays.

More details about the program can be obtained by e-mailing ucdc@berkeley.edu, by visiting M24 Wheeler Hall, or by calling 510/642-9102.