The UC Washington Center
(UCDC) is the University of California's teaching, research and public service center in the nation's capital. UCDC, a residential instructional and research center a short walk away from the White House, has room for more than 270 students. UCDC serves students from throughout the UC's 10-campus system. As interns with Congress, the White House, cabinet agencies, advocacy groups, nonprofit organizations, scientific laboratories and the news media, participating students have gained firsthand exposure to the American political process while attaining valuable work experience.