CUIP Application Process

All CUIP Positions for the 2020-2021 will be posted in December 2019. 


**Please start early and give yourself plenty of time to apply**

The application consists of:

1. Required Orientation

2. Cover letter (s)

3. Resume

4. One letters of recommendation- please review the process for the letter of recommendation 

  • DEADLINE:  Thursday, February 13, 2020

For assistance writing the cover letter and resume take advantage of the Career Center resources: 




Need help applying to CUIP?

Do you have questions about getting a letter of recommendation?

Come and ask the CUIP intern! 

Location: UC Santa Cruz Career Center 

Schedule an appointment by emailing

Also, do not forget to check out the FAQs


What next?

Timeline for 2020-2021:

  • December 2019 - CUIP Positions posted 
  • December 2019 - February 13, 2020 - Applications accepted - you may apply to up to 4 internships
  • February 2020 - Applicant names will be confirmed for good academic and judicial standing
  • March 2020 - Resumes and cover letters of qualified applicants will be forwarded to mentors for review
  • March/April 2020 - Interviews conducted
  • April 2020 - Students complete Selection Survey with their internship choices ranked
  • May 2020 - Decisions and offers made
  • Summer/Fall 2020 - Internships begin