Many campus programs place interns at community organizations, government offices, and schools. Partnering through Public Service Center programs provides you with UC Berkeley students who spend 6-8 hours/week interning at your site. For most programs, a formal agreement is signed and a placement fee is paid by the host site.
Direct Service Interns support community organizations serving low-income communities by providing direct service or capacity building. Agencies registered in our VolunteerMatch database will be invited to propose internships in January for the following academic year.
Berkeley United in Literacy Development (BUILD) places reading literacy tutors with programs that serve K-8 youth. We are currently not seeking partners for this program because we are at full capacity. To be placed on a waiting list email Carrie Donovan.
Cal in Local Government (CLG) selects and prepares approximately 30 Cal students to intern in local government offices. Internship sites provide substantive, policy-oriented projects that will have a long-term impact on the community. CLG student interns serve for the academic year, from September through May, and sites pay a host fee of $350. Agencies registered in our database will be invited to propose internships in January for the following academic year.
Chan Fellow interns are college students from China who intern with community based organizations from mid-August through December. Fellows intern for approximately 30 hours per week.
The East Bay Community Builders program explores what it means to organize and build a community and identify the different methods used by community organizers. Agencies registered in our VolunteerMatch database will be invited to propose internships in January for the following academic year.
If your organization is hiring for a full or part-time position as an internship or job you can advertise the details with the UCB Career Center for free.