Fair Labor Standard Act: 
Paid vs. Unpaid Internships?

It is in your best interest to participate in an internship before you graduate. 

Interning helps you explore the world of work in a professional setting, clarify your career objectives, develop a professional network, enhance your marketability, and gain relevant hands-on experience that builds your resume.

Begin searching internships EARLY!

  • Login and complete your profile to apply for internships through SlugQuest (link directs to login page)
    • Use Going Global on the homepage of SlugQuest to search additional internship listings
  • The Career Center coordinates the Chancellor's Undergraduate Internship Program, CUIP, and the UC Center Sacremento, UCCS
  • Take advantage of the opportunities available through UCSC Internship Programs
  • We also have opportunities for volunteering or interning with a law firm or agency with our Legal Internships
  • Check out the additional internship website page

If you have specific questions about student employment please visit our FAQ page or contact a coach via email or phone.