Student Application Process
Who can participate?
Undergraduates who have been enrolled for at least one semester at the time of application with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA may participate. First-semester transfer students are eligible. In addition, students must be in good academic and conduct standing with the University.
How to Apply?
Internship positions for 2023-24 will begin accepting student applications the week of Sept. 11th, 2023!
Once the positions are selected and posted, please following the instructions below.
How do I find and apply to 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.
Do I Get Paid?
A project provides students with the opportunity to apply classroom learning to real-world experiences. Upon completion of the project, the student will receive $3,000 awarded through the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships as a student stipend and will be added to your financial aid awards.
If for any reason you have trouble completing the application, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.