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Advanced Internship in Undergraduate Education (Course #170) 

Advanced interns have a year’s internship experience and return to contribute to Undergraduate Education programs in a leadership position. Students work 3-5 hours per week in a DUE office to lead less-experienced interns and/or events.

Capital Internships: Sacramento (Course #170) 

This internship enables students to pursue internships in a variety of fields, take courses, and conduct research in the state capital. This UC systemwide program is open to students in all majors.


The DECADE PLUS program 1.) increases retention of incoming Chancellor’s Excellence Scholars through mentoring with a focus on academics from graduate leadership coaches and undergraduate peer mentors, and 2.) provides a robust professional developme …

Earth System Science Internship Program (Course #197) 

This internship program give ESS undergraduate students the opportunity to earn academic credit for integrating real-worls experience with academic work.

Global Service Scholars Program 

This one-year program offers students a unique experience as they combine classroom work and a summer field study abroad tackle poverty issues and bring their ingenuity to those in need.

International Center – Volunteers 

Volunteers are active members of the International Center and assist interns and professional staff with programs and events throughout the year. Volunteers develop professionally and personally while working as an essential part of the marketing tea …

International Student Excellence Program (ISEP) – Student Leadership Positions 

The International Student Excellent Programs (ISEP) offers three programs for international and domestic students: Global Scholars, International Peer Group (IPG), and Intercultural Citizenship. Students can apply to become Peer Mentors, Mentor Coord …

Internship in Civic and Community Engagement (Course #181) 

Provides an opportunity to extend learning into a community-based setting addressing important social, environmental, & public issues. The internship has a creative and scholarly component where students initiate their own action or inquiry exper …

LARC Tutorial Leaders 

LARC Tutorial Leaders actively involve their students in evidence-based activities to develop critical thinking skills and facilitate independent learning.

Multidisciplinary Design Program (MDP) 

Undergraduate & graduate students from all disciplines engage in five-member design teams, co-mentored by faculty mentors from different schools as they choose from creative design projects related to energy, the environment, healthcare, & cu …

Peer Academic Advising (PAA) 

Peer Academic Advisors (PAAs) expand their knowledge of UCI’s academic programs and resources while developing public speaking and communication skills. Applications are due in January for the following academic year.

Student Success Initiative (SSI) Peer Educators 

Peer Educators present workshops to support students at every stage of their academic journey – from transition into UCI through preparing their post-graduation plans. Peer Educators can serve in the Transfer Student Hub (TSH) or in one of the other …

Student Success Initiatives (SSI) Peer Mentors 

Peer mentors are integral leaders in a number of SSI programs include Summer Bridge and FYRE (Foster Youth Reslience in Education). These upper-division students advise and coach students to help them become academically and socially successful.

Summer Session – Freshmen Edge Mentors 

Freshmen Edge Mentors create a meaningful and supportive program environment to facilitate a successful transition for incoming students. Mentors gain leadership development training and increased awareness of campus resources through the formal Lead …

Summer Session – International Student Mentors 

International Student Mentors assist students with social, academic, and educational support during their summer experience at UCI. This team fosters cultural exchange and eases cultural acclimation for international students. As current UCI students …

Summer Session – Transfer Edge Mentors 

Transfer Edge Mentors create a meaningful and supportive program environment to facilitate a successful transition for community college students entering UCI. Mentors gain leadership development training and increased awareness of campus resources t …

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in the Internet of Things (SURF-IoT) 

This unique 10-week summer research opportunity supports undergraduates interested in research and applications related to the Internet of Things (IoT). Participants can choose from a variety of challenging research projects with UCI faculty.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) 

This program provides funding for undergraduates from all disciplines who conduct summer research projects or creative activities with UCI faculty members.Students are immersed in a research topic for a full-time ten-week period (400 hours).

Sustainability Opportunities for Students ( 

This online resource for the UCI Sustainability Office provides a searchable index for students and alumni to find internship opportunities related to sustainability including: Paid, volunteer, academic credit, fellowships, and ocean-related.

TRIO Peer Mentor (Student Success Initiative) 

TRIO Peer Mentors act as resources and groups for TRIO Scholars. Mentors build community by providing one-on-one support as well as host group meetings. They coordinate quarterly socials and community service opportunities.

UCDC – UC Washington DC Academic Internship Program (Course #170) 

This internship program is located in Washington DC and enables UCI students from ALL majors to pursue internships  in fall, winter, or spring quarters. Students looking for a non-academic internship in DC over the summer should refer to the UCDC Int …

UCI Costa Rica Program – Global Sustainability 

The program team travels to Costa Rica over Spring Break  to engage in community-centered service work as well as collect data for research. Program participants enroll is a 2 unit winter quarter class to learn about sustainability, cultural diversit …

Undergraduate/Undeclared Mentorship Program 

The U/U Mentorship Program fosters greater personal connections between new and continuing students. The program provides mentees access to a diverse network of mentors from different backgrounds, that provide them with the foundation and knowledge t …

University Studies Discussion Leader Program – Undergraduate/Undeclared 

U/U Discussion Leaders are upper-division students who serve as both teaching assistants and personal mentors to students participating in the Uni Studies 1 course. They lead group sections that are personal, interactive, and engaging in which first- …


This program enables upper-division undergraduates to develop & deliver their own lower-division seminar classes. Under the DUE, this program  provides a unique opportunity to integrate research, teaching, & learning.