How do I find a Project?
STEP 1: Log in and search on Handshake https://ucmerced.joinhandshake.com/login
Use the key words: Student Success Internships
STEP 2: Apply
Submit your resume and cover letter on Handshake to projects of interest.
STEP 3: Participate in Selection Process
Using their own selection process, the department will review resumes and select candidates to interview and select for the project.
The Student Success Internship program's mision is focused on providing professional development opportunities within UC Merced campus departments. Undergraduate students will have the opportunity to gain professional experience to advance toward a career or graduate school setting. Students team with mentor-supervisor to develop professional skills and take an active role in creating, developing and engaging in projects within their assigned department.
APPROVED GENERAL EDUCATION BADGE EXPERIENCE:
New this year, as part of the General Education program, each student who begins Fall 2018 or after, will need to complete eleven (11) Intellectual Badge Experiences. Badge experiences can be completed through courses and through co-curricular Intellectual Badge Experiences. Participation in this program experience will allow students to complete the Practical and Applied Knowledge badge as they participate in an 6-8 month-long on-campus project experience. For more information regarding the UC Merced GE experience, visit: https://ge.ucmerced.edu.
Tuesday, August 27th: Project Submission Process Opened
Friday, September 18th: Department Project Submissions Deadline Closed
Week of September 28th: Project Sites Selected and Departments Notified
Student Recruitment & Projects Begin
Mandatory Orientation Sessions for all Site Supervisors - Virtua
Wednesday, April 21, 2021: Student Success Intersnhip Poster Symposium - 4:00-5:30 p.m.