Undergraduate Community-Based Internships


We’re excited to announce that our application process for Undergraduate Community-Based Internships (UCBI) is right around the corner! Please help us spread the word to students who may be interested. Thank you for your support!

It’s important that our interns share values, identities, and lived experiences with the communities with which we partner. Black, Indigenous and Students of Color, as well as LGBTQIA+ students and those who hold other marginalized identities, are strongly encouraged to apply.UCBI application opens Monday, October 19!

We’re hiring interns to work our community partner organizations January – June 2021.

UCBI is a paid internship program for undergraduates who are interested in working in nonprofits and public sector organizations. Interns work 10 hours/week with community-based organizations throughout Seattle and King County winter and spring quarters. Additionally, they participate in weekly cohort meetings led by UCBI student mentors.

Why participate in UCBI:

  • Take your learning off campus and (re)connect with communities

  • Dive into a topic or issue you’re passionate about and explore career opportunities

  • Learn more about power, privilege, identity, and systems of oppression through community engagement

  • Receive mentorship and coaching from UCBI mentors and nonprofit/public sector leaders

  • Engage in professional development opportunities and build your network with your cohort and partner organization

  • Earn a stipend ($2000/quarter) for your work

Applications open October 19. Students are strongly encouraged to attend an info session before submitting an application. You can register for an info session by clicking one of the links below:

Info session #1 on Wednesday, 10/14, 12:00-12:45PM

Info session #2 on Thursday, 10/15, 10:00-10:45AM

Info session #3 on Tuesday, 10/20, 5:00-5:45PM

Info session #4 on Wednesday, 10/21, 10:00-10:45AM

You can also email us at ucbiteam@uw.edu with any questions. We look forward to meeting you and exploring community-based internship options for 2021!


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