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Founded in 1965, Cal in the Capital (CITC) trains and prepares 75 UC Berkeley students annually for summer internships in Washington, D.C. Cal in the Capital interns come from all majors, backgrounds, and areas of interest. As of its 52nd year in 2017, 3,808 Cal in the Capital interns have contributed 1,633,689 hours of service in over 400 professional settings, including Congressional offices, federal and other government agencies, think tanks, nonprofit organizations, media centers, private companies, and research institutions, preparing them for careers in public service.

Cleanup of the National Mall

Service Project: Cleanup of the National Mall


Cal in the Capital (CITC) has benefitted from the generous support of the Associated Students of the University of California, the Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens Memorial Fund for Public Service, the Cal Alumni Club of Washington, D.C., and the benevolent support of individual alumni donors.

Application Dates


closed, check in Fall 2022

Trip Budget for Summer 2022

Budget Page



Deadline to accept or decline offer


Information Sessions


Welcome Reception

Nov. 30th

Contact Information

For more information, please contact

CITC Student Directors

Sara Cheung, Recruitment & Marketing Director
Jackie Nguyen, Academic & Events Director
Meg Stern, Alumni & Employer Outreach Director
Marianne Same, Operation, Finance & Housing Director

CITC 2021-2022 Student Directors