UCSB Washington Center Program
The UCSB Washington Center Program supports and supervises
undergraduate students who pursue internships, research, and creative
activities in the nation’s capital. This residential program is open
through a competitive application process to upper-division students in
all majors. Students may participate during any academic quarter, or
during the summer, and earn eight units of internship credit (INT
192DC) and four units of independent study credit (INT 199DC). Students
receive credit toward graduation with INT 192DC and INT 199DC, but need
consent from their department to apply the units to their major.
Students who meet the financial need and other eligibility criteria
will be considered for a President’s Washington Scholarship to help
cover supplemental costs associated with the program. A minimum GPA of
2.8 is required.
The UCSB Washington Center also offers a unique opportunity for UCSB
faculty members and graduate students to teach and pursue research in
the Washington, D.C. area. UCSB faculty members and graduate students
in residence advise interns on research procedures and the writing of
major research papers. UCSB faculty, along with faculty from other
participating UC campuses, offer upper-division courses at the Center
in diverse academic fields; students may receive credit for any of
these courses. Information is available on-line at: www.ucdc.ucsb.edu, or contact the campus office by email at email@example.com.