Resources/ Opportunities

Stanford Law School Research

  • Applications for the 2025-2026 cohort will open around August/September 2024

Expand Mentor

  • Mentor applications for Winter 2024 are from September 4th - October 9th

Student Success Center

  • This group is created to share opportunities, and connect with professional alumni and professionals in the field of science and technology. 

Linda Nobel Laureate Meetings

  • The program in 2024 is a collaboration among the Office of the President, UC Investments, and the UC National Laboratories and will provide funding for up to 20 UC students, as well as nine postdoctoral scholars affiliated with the national laboratories, to attend the 2024 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in Lindau, Germany. Please read the information below and submit nominations accordingly.

Rockefeller Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • The Center for Studies in Physics and Biology expects to have a small number of postdoctoral fellowships available for appointments in September 2024.

2024 Seed Funding for Mobilities to Mexico Call

  • Alianza MX has reserved a seed fund of up to $50,000 USD per UC campus to fund short-term mobilities for UC students to Mexico in 2024. Proposals from UC faculty members and administrators are welcomed.

Bouchet Honor Society

  • The Bouchet Graduate Honor Society recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement and promotes diversity and excellence in doctoral education and the professoriate.

Merkin Graduate Fellows Program

  • The Merkin Graduate Fellows Program accepts applications from eligible PhD and MD-PhD students whose research aims to improve human health and longevity, including fields broadly related to translational medicine

CIA Internships/Programs

  • Our fellowship program allows undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to work real-life intelligence issues.

Cal Teach

  • The courses in the Cal Teach Minor in Mathematics Education and Minor in Science Education and the hands-on experiences you will gain in local schools will provide you with important preparation to become an intern teacher if you enroll in a credential program after you complete your bachelor’s degree.

Summer School In Logic and Formal Epistemology - Carnegie Mellon

  • The Department of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University hosts a summer school in logic and formal epistemology for promising undergraduates in philosophy, mathematics, computer science, linguistics, economics, and other sciences.

UNICEF Internship

  • The UNICEF Internship Programme offers students and recent graduates from diverse academic backgrounds the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with UNICEF through global internship opportunities.

OIST Research Internship

  • A research internship at OIST provides students with experience working in a research environment under the direction of OIST faculty. Individuals who should apply are: those who are currently enrolled in their last two years of a Bachelor's degree, enrolled in any year of a Master's degree, or those who have graduated with a Bachelor's or Master's degree and are interested in joining the OIST PhD program may undertake educational activity at OIST as a Research Intern. 

Obama Voyager Scholarship

  • The Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service supports students who have a passion for helping others, experience serving their communities, and can demonstrate an expansive view of what’s possible through public service.


 PATHS Graduate Advocate 

  • Please submit your application via Handshake - Job Code 9010401
  • Graduate Advocates provide scholars with complex support in developing their research skills, guidance on networking with faculty and graduate students, researching and applying to competitive research programs/internships and graduate school programs, and presenting at local and national research conferences.

Becton Dickinson:

  • BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health™ by improving medical discovery, diagnostics, and the delivery of care. BD has a presence in virtually every country and partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. Explore our locations to see how you can impact the world of health.


  • Tutoring Opportunity: Please find out this form to provide your information. They will reach out when a student in need of tutoring is identified.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Whitman College

  • The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Whitman College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position beginning August 2024 at the rank of assistant professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics by the start of the position.

Academic Connections 

  • Residential Program:  (July 7 - July 27, 2024) Academic Connections courses are selected to represent some of the most exciting fields of research UCSD has to offer in the physical and social sciences, engineering, and arts and humanities. All courses are challenging and place emphasis on active learning and putting knowledge to use in independent and creative ways. 

LAEP- Paid Undergraduate Research Opportunity

  • The Learning-Aligned Employment Program (LAEP) offers students paid research positions that may relate to their major, career goals, or the exploration of career options. LAEP is funded by the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) to support students with financial need. Participants in this program will be hired as Research Assistants and will be paid hourly wages to conduct research with UC San Diego faculty.

Oracle PhD Software Engineer Intern

  • See first-hand what it takes to build the technologies of tomorrow, today. Expect priceless exposure to our massive scale, highly sophisticated systems that run the modern world.

Tutoring Opportunity at Westwood Elementary School

  • Contact or for more information. 


Jeffrey Remmel Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund:

  • Eligible: upper division math students
  • Amount: up to $2000 for a year

Errett A. Bishop Memorial Scholarship:

  • Eligible: Juniors and Seniors(preference given to seniors)
  • Amount: $3000 for a year

James R. Bunch Mathematics Scholarship

  • Eligible: Applied/Computational math Juniors or seniors

Tenie Remmel Memorial Scholarship:

  • Amount: $1000 for 1 year

Klara D. Eckart Scholarship:

  • Awarded to current promising students in the fields of computation, mathematics, and physics. This is a one-year award and the amount varies.

Gary C. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship:

  • Eligible: Math-CS juniors and seniors
  • Amount: $2000 for 1 year

Undergraduate Summer Research Award

  • For undergraduate students with majors in any of the departments of the School of Physical Sciences (Chemistry & Biochemistry, Mathematics, Physics).
  • Amount: $7500

Asian and Pacific Islander Alumni Council Student Scholarship

  • The Award recognizes first generation students who have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage leadership, mentorship, education and community building.
  • Amount: $1000

Finance Internships:

Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Data Science, or related field.
  • Must have at least one semester/year of school remaining following the completion of the internship.   

Additional or Preferred Qualifications

  • One year of classroom or work experience in financial risk analysis preferred.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.  


First Year University Student Internships

Required Qualifications

  • Must be first-year student with an expected graduation date between December 2026 and August 2027.
  • Must be currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program within the United States, Canada, or Mexico. 
  • Completed an Introduction to Computer Science course (or equivalent class) as well as one semester of calculus (or equivalent) by the start of the program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interest in majoring in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or related technical major. 


Security Research Engineering Internship 

Required Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field 
  • Have at least one additional quarter/semester of school remaining following the completion of the internship.


Silicon Engineering: Internship Opportunities

Required Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Undergraduate or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field 
  • Have at least one additional quarter/semester of school remaining following the completion of the internship.   
  • Research experience or coursework in computer architecture. 

 Preferred Qualifications

3 months - 1 year experience of a subset of classes or experience in the following areas: 

  • Digital Logic Design and Simulation 
  • Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures 
  • Embedded Systems and Firmware 
  • Knowledge of verification principles, testbenches, UVM 
  • Knowledge of C/C++ and scripting languages 
  • Experience with digital timing analysis, synthesis, place-n-route 
  • Circuit design, including VLSI design and solid-state devices  


Consulting Services: Internship Opportunities

Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, Business, or related field 
  • Must have at least one additional quarter/semester of school remaining following the completion of the internship.   

 Additional or Preferred Qualifications

  • Passion for technology and customer obsessed 
  • Displays stakeholder and relationshp management across senior leaders, partners, and customers 
  • Verbal and written communication, analytical, and presentation skills 
  • Delivery Management certification (e.g. Scrum, Agile, Change Management, Project Management) 


Mechanical Engineering: Internship Opportunity

Required/Minimum Qualifications (RQs/MQs)

  • Pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
  • Must have a minimum of one semester, quarter or term of school to complete after finishing an internship

Additional or Preferred Qualifications (PQs)

  •  Ability to conceptualize and design mechanical parts using 3D CAD Software
    • 3+ months related technical engineering experience or internship experience


Data Scientist: Internship Opportunity

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's in Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Applied Sciences like Biostatistics, Physics, Chemistry, Computational Neurology and or other quant-focused field
    • Must have at least one additional quarter/semester of school remaining following the completion of the internship.   

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some Engineering experience and or project course work using large data systems on SQL, Hadoop, etc.  
  • Proficiency using one or more programming or scripting language to work with data such as: Python, Perl, or C#. 
  • Some experience and or project course work performing data analysis and applying statistics working with tools such as: Excel, R, MATLAB, AMPL, or SAS. 
  • Some experience and or project course work with product and service telemetry systems. 
  • Some A/B Testing or experimentation (this can be from conducting real life science experiments, hypothesis testing in stats etc.) Not required but ideal.  
  • Some experience or course work applying basic ML to a type of data and or used algorithms to conduct experiments on data. 


Electrical Engineering: Internship Opportunities

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing bachelor's or master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • Must have at least one semester/year of school remaining following the completion of the internship.  


Software Engineering: Intern Opportunity, CTJ

Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering, computer science or related field. 
  • Must have at least one additional quarter/semester of school remaining following the completion of the internship. 
  • One year of programming experience in an object-oriented language. 

Other Requirements Must Have: Security Clearance Requirements: Candidates must be able to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements required for this role.

 These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: 

  • Candidates must have a minimum Active Top Secret (TS) clearance and be willing and eligible to up-level to TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly (FSP). This role will require candidates to maintain the TS/SCI with FSP.
  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.


Business Program Management: Internship Opportunities

Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Operations, Finance, or related field.
  • Must have at least one semester/year of school remaining following the completion of the internship.   

Additional or Preferred Qualifications

  • Formal training in project and process management, financial accounting, business strategy and/or operations. 
  • Displays stakeholder and relationship management across senior leaders, partners and customers. 
  • Ability to understand business metrics, customer and market trends.

UC President’s Dissertation Year Fellowship

The President's Dissertation Year Fellowship program is designed to identify doctoral candidates who have been educationally or economically disadvantaged or whose research or planned career direction focuses on problems related to disadvantaged segments of society. Dissertation Year Fellowships are to be awarded to promising students in the final stages of their doctoral work who demonstrate strong potential for university teaching and research. 


Fletcher Jones Dissertation Year Fellowship

The Fletcher Jones Fellowship Program, which is supported by gifts received from the Fletcher Jones Foundation of Los Angeles, offers one of the University's most prestigious and generously funded fellowships. The Office of the President has allotted UCSD one (1) Fletcher Jones Fellowship for each academic year.


Marye Anne Fox Dissertation Year Fellowship

The Marye Anne Fox Fellowship is awarded to one student each year who demonstrates a highly distinguished academic record.


Google PhD Fellowship

The Google PhD Fellowship Program was created to recognize outstanding graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields. This year, UC San Diego can submit up to four nominations for the Google PhD Fellowship Program.


Jean Fort Dissertation Prize

The Jean Fort Dissertation Prize, established in honor of UC San Diego's long-time Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Jean Fort, is awarded annually to a Ph.D. recipient of unusual intellectual breadth whose doctoral research has met the highest standards of academic excellence and may make a significant contribution on an issue of humanitarian or public concern. This year's winner will receive a $1000 prize.


Schmidt Science Fellows Program

GEPA is accepting nominations for the Schmidt Science Fellows program, from which UC San Diego will nominate up to 7 applicants to represent the university. The Schmidt Science Fellows program aims to develop the next generation of science leaders to transcend disciplines, advance discovery, and solve the world’s most pressing problems. Schmidt Science Fellows are expected to be future leaders and should demonstrate a keen interest in harnessing interdisciplinarity and interaction with wider society to accelerate discovery to achieve global impact. Fellows will be supported by the program to undertake a full-time, postdoctoral study for at least one year in a world-leading laboratory in a field different from their existing area of expertise. 


Friends of the International Center Fellowships

The Friends of the International Center (FIC) was a non-profit, all-volunteer organization founded in 1961 (dissolved September 2021) whose mission statement was to support international education, to foster friendship, understanding, and cooperation within the international community, and to create a meeting place on the UC San Diego campus for people who share these aims. The FIC generously established a graduate fellowship endowment fund to support their mission in perpetuity at UC San Diego. Up to 10 graduate fellowships of $2,000 each will be awarded for 2024-25.



Guru Gobind Singh Fellowship

In 1988 the University of California received a bequest from the late Mr. Karam Singh Maughan to establish an endowment to support graduate fellowships, named for Guru Gobind Singh, the Sikh religious leader. Awards are intended for graduates of universities in a specific area of India and Pakistan (see map on Collab page) for the purpose of pursuing graduate study at the University of California.