Internships

A Career’s First Draft

Whether students have a clear vision for their future, or need help finding their career path, internships can help them explore their options. For Jeanette Yue (B.A., communication and psychology, ’18), internships were crucial to figuring out how to make writing a career.

STEM Majors' Career Horizons Expand in Washington, D.C.

Students Discover Prestigious National Internships Offered Through UC Washington Center Washington Program Facts

The Washington Program places UC Davis students in the University of California Washington Center (UCDC) to live, intern, and study in the nation's capital for an academic quarter. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Information sessions are held frequently throughout the year.

6 Paths to Finding the Right Major for You

Take Advantage of UC Davis' First-Year Seminars, Research, Internships, and Advisors

Most students have to put a major on their applications, but how do you know it’s the right one? And how can you discover other options?

The good news is you’re not alone in questioning your choice of major. More than half of UC Davis students change their major at least once. But it’s best to settle with the right one by your sophomore year, especially if you plan to graduate on time.

UCDC Washington Program Provides Hands-On Experience

College of Letters and Science Majors Rule the Political Universe The UC Davis Washington Program (UCDC) offers a unique opportunity for undergraduate students with majors of all kinds – from English to animal science – to live, work, and study for an academic quarter in the nation’s capital. No matter their major, students integrate compelling coursework with exceptional work experience from an array of organizations throughout the Washington, D.C., metro area.

Megan Pynes (International Relations and Spanish '18)

Megan Pynes, International Relations and Spanish ’18 Megan Pynes attended the UC Davis Washington Program in Fall 2017.  Intern, The Latin America Working Group

“There was no better place for me than D.C. to put the skills I learned at UC Davis to work.”

With interests in foreign policy and international advocacy, what better place for Megan Pynes to be than “the” major political center: Washington, D.C.?

2017 - Sertan Usanmaz

April 04, 2018
Sertan Usanmaz (B.A., political science and international relations, ’17) is an associate government program analyst for the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee in the State Treasurer’s Office in Sacramento.