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The UCSB Washington Center Program (UCDC) provides a unique opportunity in experiential learning. The program combines courses, internships and a wide variety of cultural experiences, and offers students a chance to observe public policy processes first hand. Admission to the Washington Center Program is open to upper-division undergraduates from all majors. Students maintain full-time enrollment at UCSB while undertaking their internship in Washington, D.C. and may participate during any quarter of the academic year, including summer. For more information visit the Program’s website:, or contact the campus office by email at