Student Director Application

We are excited that you are applying for a Public Service Center Student Director position!

Before submitting an application, please review all Open Positions and consider whether you can commit to the following:

  • Serving 6-10 hours per week. This is comparable to the time required for a 4-unit class
  • Attending two all-day PSC events: A Student Leaders in Service Orientation in late August and a Student Leaders Retreat in January
  • Attending center-wide leadership trainings (~2-3 times each semester)
  • Attending orientations and meetings required by your program
  • Completing a performance evaluation with your supervisor each semester and a program evaluation at the end of the year
  • Participating in outreach events to support the Public Service Center

Additionally, if you opt to serve for field units, you will have to record your service hours in timesheets, complete required readings/videos/podcasts, and submit a final reflection assignment. Syllabus will be provided at the start of each semester.

The Public Service Center is committed to making our programs accessible to all students. If accommodations, including mobility accommodations, would make this program accessible to you, please email any time before the application deadline.

I. Contact Information and Background

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The Public Service Center is committed to raising funds for those who need it. Please share your financial aid status with us to help us make this happen. (Please check all that apply.)

Note: 65% of undergraduates receive some form of financial aid

Not Eligible for Financial Aid
Financial Aid Eligible
Work-Study Eligible
Pell Grant Eligible

II. Position Preference Information

Please review the Open Positions before selecting your preferences. You do not have to select two preferences if you are only interested in one position.




III. Short Essay Questions

You will be asked to upload your resume in the form at the end of the application. Your resume should highlight relevant professional, academic, and student life experiences. Please be sure to list previous internship, extracurricular, and volunteer activities.

IV. Financial Support (Through Haas Public Service Scholarship)

We invite students who have financial need to apply for the Peter E. Haas Public Service Leaders Program. Please review these service commitments for details and info on the program. If you are interested and think you might be eligible, please complete this section. 


The Haas Leaders scholarship is for students who cannot afford to serve 10-15 hours a week because they need to work to pay for school. Upon reviewing the program details, please describe how this scholarship will support your leadership goals and what you hope to gain by being a Haas Public Service Leader. The information you share will only be accessed by the reviewing committee. (Please limit your response to 250 words.)

V. Application Checklist

Please put a check mark next to all the statements you agree to:


All applicants are required to complete this form.

Before you submit your application, make sure all required fields have been completed. We will NOT review applications that are incomplete.