UCDC Academic Quarter in Washington Program

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UC IRVINE WASHINGTON DC PROGRAMS
Winter 2016
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED – Wednesday, May 13, 2015
UCDC Information Sessions
Date
Wednesday, April 15
Tuesday, April 21
Time
12-1 pm
3-4 pm
Place
Student Services II, Room 1002
Student Services II, Room 1002
Submit your application to the UCDC Academic Internship Program – 1100 Student Services II
UCDC WASHINGTON CENTER PROGRAMS
YOUR OPTIONS
PROGRAM NAME
UCDC Summer Internship Program
http://www.ucdc.uci.edu
UCDC Academic Internship Program
http://www.dccenter.uci.edu
QUARTER AWAY
Summer
Fall, Winter, or Spring
UCI CREDIT
Options available:
 Students in the School of Social Ecology may use
their internship to fulfill their field study
requirement. Please see your department
coordinator for approval and direction.
 Public Health majors may also use their internship
to fulfill their practicum requirement. Please see
your department coordinator for approval and
direction.
 Individuals can approach a faculty member for a
199 Independent Study for the summer.
 Summer courses available through the UC
Washington Center, including credit for internship
(courses TBA)
ESTIMATED COSTS
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$5,000
(if not enrolled in courses)
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REQUIREMENTS
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All regularly enrolled UCI undergraduate students,
including graduating Seniors
All majors
Recommended GPA of 2.75 or above
Demonstrated leadership and/or community
involvement
DEADLINE
November 21, 2014
WHO TO CONTACT
AND WHERE TO
APPLY
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UCDC Summer Internship Program
Michelle Mallen, Summer UCDC Advisor
Bob Gomez, Summer UCDC Advisor
UCI Career Center
(949) 824-6886
http://www.ucdc.uci.edu
[email protected]
All students enroll in 12-16 units composed of:
Seminar Course (4 units graded)
Internship/Field Work (4-8 units P/NP)
Part-time or full-time internship. Majors in the
School of Social Ecology can use this to fulfill
their field study requirement. Public Health
majors can also use this to fulfill their Practicum
requirement.
Optional Elective Course (4 units graded)
Offered in a variety of fields, depending on the
quarter, such as politics, public policy, art
history, sociology, media, economics, etc.
Optional Independent Research (4-8 units
graded) Independent research guided by UCI
faculty advisor at UCI.
$11,222
Financial Aid Applies
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Junior or Senior standing recommended (must
be an enrolled UCI student)
All majors
Recommended GPA of 3.0 GPA or above
Spring 2015 – December 1, 2014
Fall 2015 – April 6, 2015
Winter 2016 – May 13, 2015
UCDC Academic Internship Program
Sharon Parks, Director
UCDC Academic Internship Program
1100 Student Services II
Irvine, CA 92697-2475
(949) 824-5400
(949) 824 9133 FAX
http://www.dccenter.uci.edu
[email protected]
UC Irvine Washington DC Programs
2014- 2015 Application
Applying for:
UCDC Academic Internship Program*
CHECKLIST:
Application
Critiqued Resume
Writing Sample
Letter(s) of
Recommendation
 Unofficial Transcript
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Fall 2015/Winter 2016**
**Fall/Winter applicants will be placed in one quarter based on available space. If you have a preference, indicate it here __________.
UCDC Summer Internship Program*
 Summer 2015 (Deadline has passed – program full)
*Students can combine both programs to spend either the spring quarter and summer or summer and fall quarter in Washington DC!
I. Personal Data
Last Name _____________________________ First Name _____________________________
UCI ID# ______________  Male  Female [OPTIONAL]
Please indicate one of the following:  U.S. Citizen  Permanent Resident  Other/ Visa [OPTIONAL]
*NOTE: If you are an international student, you must have proper work authorization prior to the program and you
should be aware that some internships require U.S. citizenship.
Current Address __________________________________________________________________________
Permanent Address ________________________________________________________________________
Home Phone (
) _______________________Cell Phone (
) ________________________________
UCI E-mail address________________________________ Alternate E-mail address____________________
I authorize UCDC to give my e-mail address and phone number to other UCDC students going to DC with me to
share/ask advice about UCDC-related issues.  Yes  No
II. Academic/Financial Information
Current Year in School:
 Freshman  Sophomore  Junior  Senior
Major(s)/Minor(s) ________________________________________________________________________
Expected graduation (month & year) _________________________ Cumulative GPA _______
Do you qualify for financial aid as determined by the UCI Financial Aid Office?
 Yes  No
________________________________________________________________________________________
How did you hear about UCDC?  Anteater Weekly  Academic/Career Counselor  Email
 Friend
 Class Announcement  New University  Other
IV. The information I am providing is complete and accurate.
Signature ________________________________________________ Date __________________________
More on next page
V.
1.
Please submit the following items with this application on top, paperclipped and in this order:
Resume
2. Writing Sample
UCDC SUMMER Internship Program
UCDC ACADEMIC Internship Program
Submit a 1-page resume, highlighting education,
work experience, and skills/languages. Do not
include a career objective.
*REQUIRED: Visit the Career Center to get your
resume reviewed during Drop In Advising Monday –
Friday 11-3 pm prior to submitting your resume.
In addition, you may attend a Resume Workshop
www.career.uci.edu
**See attached form for resume tips and examples**
Submit a 1-page resume, highlighting education,
work experience, and skills/languages. Do not
include a career objective.
REQUIRED: Visit the Career Center to get your
resume reviewed during Drop In Advising Monday –
Friday 11-3 pm prior to submitting your resume.
In addition, you may attend a Resume Workshop
www.career.uci.edu
**See attached form for resume tips and examples**
Please submit a 1-2 page essay (typed, double-
Please submit a 2-page essay (typed, double-
spaced) addressing the following:
spaced) addressing all (1-3) of the following:
1) Describe a significant experience you have
1) Identify a general field of interest, which is
had, or accomplishment you have realized,
typically related to your major and/or intended career.
that has helped to define you as a person.
2) Discuss a topic within that field in which you hope
2) How does this experience or
to investigate in Washington D.C. through your
accomplishment prepare you for the UCDC
internship and/or research experience. Sample topics
experience?
include, but are not limited to, debating a current
public policy, exploring an economic trend, or
dissecting a politically relevant debate in society.
3) Discuss what kind of internships might be helpful in
exploring this subject area and why.
Remember to write this in essay format – do not
number your responses. List your name on the front
page. Give careful thought to your essay and prepare
it well, since you may be asked to submit this writing
sample when applying to various internships in DC.
Many organizations require it as part of their
internship application process and in many cases your
candidacy will be based on your ability to write well.
3. Letter(s) of
Recommendation
4. Transcript
Submit at least one letter of recommendation with
Submit at least one letter of recommendation with
the attached Recommendation Form
the attached Recommendation Form
(Please read the instructions on the attached
(Please read the instructions on the attached
Recommendation Form for further details.)
Recommendation Form for further details.)
Attach a current unofficial copy of your transcript(s),
Attach a current unofficial copy of your transcript(s),
including collegiate work done at other institutions.
including collegiate work done at other institutions.
Web-based transcripts are not acceptable.
Web-based transcripts are not acceptable.
UC Irvine Washington DC Programs
Recommendation Form
Recommendation for (Applicant’s Name): _______________________________________________________________
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE APPLICANT:
Submit at least one Letter of Recommendation from someone who knows you well enough to evaluate you on the
characteristics indicated below (see: Instructions to the Recommender). Give this form to a UCI or community college
professor, T.A., staff member, or a supervisor from your place of employment, but not a family member, close family
friend, or a peer. All letters must be written on letterhead, addressed “To Whom It May Concern”, and submitted with
this Recommendation Form and your completed application. You may submit additional letters if you wish, as some
internship sites may require more than one letter.
Complete the section below before giving this form to your recommender!
CONFIDENTIALITY WAIVER: Under the Federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and the
California Information Practices Act of 1977, students are given the right to inspect their records, including letters of
recommendation. Please choose one of the below:
 I do not waive my right to read this letter of recommendation (i.e. you can read this letter and will have access to it
to submit to potential internship sites).
 I expressly waive my right to read this letter of recommendation (i.e. you cannot read this letter).
Signature: __________________________________________________
Date: _________
INSTRUCTIONS TO RECOMMENDER:
The student named above is applying to the UC Irvine Washington DC Programs. Please write a letter that addresses the
student's academic achievement, personal maturity, and whether or not the student possesses the skills necessary to adapt
successfully to a new environment. The letter may be forwarded to potential internship agencies and organizations
and should not be specifically written UCDC program acceptance, but rather, for internship placement. We are
also interested in the student’s preparation to benefit from course work, field placements, and other opportunities in
Washington, D.C. In your evaluation of the applicant, please address the student’s ability to write effectively and
cogently, to think analytically, his/her aptitude for a successful internship or research experience, and overall maturity,
self-presentation, and independence. Thank you for your assistance.
Please attach this form to your letter, and return both directly to the student to submit with his/her application.
Name of Recommender _______________________________ Title ______________________
Department or Organization ______________________________________________________
Address ______________________________________________________________________
Phone Number _________________________ E-Mail _________________________________
Signature __________________________________________ Date _____________________
Revised 3/2015
Resume Tutorial for UCDC Applicants
Common Resume Categories:
Contact Information—name, address, phone, email
Education—College only
Relevant Coursework
Experience/Work History—paid or unpaid work experience
Skills—language and computer knowledge
Clubs and Activities—on or off campus involvement
Honors
Your resume should:
 Identify and highlight your skills, job duties and education
 Be created in a regular word document—not in a template
 Be free of grammatical and spelling errors
 Be in an organized, easy-to-read, outline format
 Use powerful nouns and action verbs
 Be 1 page only!
 Be critiqued by a career counselor
 Use bullet or paragraph format to describe work experience
Your resume should NOT:
 Be a list of miscellaneous information
 Include High School information (except Freshmen)
 Have personal pronouns or complete sentences
 Have flashy graphics, fonts, photos, or colored paper
 Be more than 1 page
Ima Applicant
123 Street
Irvine, CA 92606
(949) 555-1234
[email protected]
EDUCATION
University of California, Irvine
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
GPA 3.2
Expected June 2015
EXPERIENCE Sales Associate
1/13 - Present
Banana Republic, Costa Mesa, CA
 Manage all customer service activities
 Organize and arrange merchandise in an orderly manner to
increase sales
 Awarded “Star Performer” during the winter quarter, 2012
Student Parent Orientation Program (SPOP) Advisor
7/13 - 9/13
University of California, Irvine
 Collaborated effectively with new students and other advisors
in creating a fun and active learning experience
 Informed incoming freshmen about the University of California, Irvine
policies and resources
 Mentored 100s of new students during 2-day retreats
Volunteer
10/12 - 12/12
Friendly Hills Healthcare Network, Newport Beach, CA
 Volunteered 10 hours a week assisting patients in the Nutrition Office
ACTIVITIES
Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity, UCI
American Marketing Association, UCI
Mesa Court Leadership Institute, UCI
SKILLS
Language: Fluent in Spanish
9/12 - Present
9/12 - 6/13
3/12 – 6/12
Available
NOTE: EachReferences
resume is unique.
Pleaseupon
userequest
the above information as a guide. DO NOT duplicate content!
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