Past Internships held by Berkeley UCDC students

Fall 2019

Office of Congressman Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03)Environmental Economics and Policy, Minor in City Planning
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Public AffairsEnglish Literature and Political Science
Department of TransportationPolitical Science
Heritage Foundation (HIAS), Young Leaders ProgramPolitical Science
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC)Economics
Public Defender’s ServiceEthnic Studies
Center for Democracy in the AmericasPhilosophy, Minor in Global Poverty & Practice
Delegation of the European Union to the USEconomics
Partnership for Public ServicePublic Health, Minor in Public Policy
Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL), The Marshall Legacy InstituteBusiness Administration, Minor in Ethnic Studies
Office of Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33)Political Science, Minor in History
US Department of Justice, Criminal DivisionPolitical Science, Minor in Public Policy
2 Offers: Washington Lawyers Committee, US Conference of MayorsPolitical Science, Minor in Human Rights
Offer: National Women’s Health Network (NWHN)Economics, Legal Studies
National Collections Program (NCP)Anthropology
Office of Senator Kamala HarrisLegal Studies, Minor in History
Offer: Office of Congressman Pete Aguilar (CA-31)Political Science and Legal Studies
Center for Responsible Lending (CRL)Global Studies
Smithsonian Institute/ U.S. Department of State (awaiting Clearance)Global Studies
Office of Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34)Political Science
Washington Office on Latin AmericaPublic Health
Office of Senator Kamala HarrisPolitical Science, Minor in Public Policy
Office of Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY)Political Science
US Department of StateGlobal Studies, Minor in Public Policy
New Paradigm Strategy GroupMedia Studies
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)Society and Environment
Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affiars/ Good Food InstituteUrban Studies, Minor in Public Policy
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Russia ProgramPolitical Science

Spring 2019

Delegation of the European Union to the U.S.Economics, Minors in Demography and Public Policy
End Citizens UnitedPolitical Science
American Enterprise InstituteLegal Studies, Minor in Public Policy
Mothership StrategiesPolitical Science, Minor in City Planning
No LabelsDevelopment Studies and Latin American Literatures
UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesRhetoric and Political Science
Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil RIghts and Urban AffairsPolitical Science
U.S. Department of State – Bureau of CounterterrorismSocial Welfare
Office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13)Philosophy
Public Defender Service for DCConservation and Resource Studies
United Farm WorkersPolitical Science, Minor in Public Policy
Spiros ConsultingPolitical Science
American Action Forum (AAF)Political Science, Minor in Public Policy
Congressional Black Caucus FoundationPolitical Science, Minor in Music
Bipartisan Policy CenterPolitical Science, Minor in Music
Kohn, Kohn, & Colapinto / National Whistleblower CenterEnglish and Political Science, Minor in Education
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American HistoryMedia Studies
CBS NewsEnglish
Office of Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24)Political Science
Potomac Institute for Policy Studies – ICTSMedia Studies
Voice of AmericaPolitical Science
Mike Lux Media / American Family VoicesPolitical Science
Middle East Institute (MEI)EECS
Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Division of Consumer and Community AffairsEconomics
Office of Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37)Political Science
Potomac Institute for Policy Studies – ICTSPolitical Science
New Frontier DataPolitical Science
Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein (CA)Political Economy, Minor in Peace & Conflict Studies
United States Trade Representative (USTR)Social Welfare
Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI)Media Studies, Minor in Public Policy

Fall 2018

PlacementMajor
US Attorney’s Office: District of ColumbiaPolitical Science
Office of Senator Dianne FeinsteinLegal Studies
US Attorney’s OffceLegal Studies & Spanish  
Brookings Institute, Governance StudiesPolitical Science 
Pay Our InternsPolitical Science 
American Bar Association (ABA)Political Science 
Office of Congresswoman Linda SanchezPolitical Science 
Office of Congressman Jimmy PanettaEconomics 
Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)Legal Studies & Chicano Studies 
US Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources DivisionSociety & Environment & Political Economy 
Office of Congressman Raul RuizEthnic Studies & Political Science 
US Department of StateEnvironmental Economics and Policy
C-SPANMedia Studies & Film
US Department of StateLegal Studies
Office of Senator Jeff MerkleySociology
Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)Political Economy
National Education Association (NEA)Social Welfare
UNHCRPolitical Economy
US Census BureauEconomics
Office of Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-AllardHistory
National Iranian American Council (NIAC)Sociology 
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under LawPolitical Science 
Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)Media Studies & Legal Studies 
Human Rights Campaign (HRC)Public Health 
Whitman-Walker Health ClinicPublic Health & Social Welfare 
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) – Critical Threats ProgramPolitical Science 
Truman National Security ProjectPeace and Conflict Studies 
Office of House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiPolitical Science 
Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)Economics 
National Whistleblower CenterPolitical Science 
National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI)Environmental Economics and Policy
Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI)Public Health 
 

Spring 2018

PlacementMajor
Alliance for Justice    Society and Environment
Amnesty International, and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC)Political Science
Cato InstituteEconomics, Spanish Minor
Council of Court ExcellencePolitical Science
Council on Foreign RelationsPolitical Science
Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC)Political Science
European Union Policy and Outreach Partnership (EUPOP)Political Science, Society & Environment
Federal Reserve Board of Governors (FED)Economics
Georgetown Law’s Investigative Internship Program          Legal Studies
Grameen Foundation, and Department of LaborPolitical Science, Peace and Conflict Studies
Hip Hop CaucusPolitical Science
International Center for Terrorism StudiesPolitical Science, Legal Studies
Keith Watters and AssociatesSociology, Public Policy Minor
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under LawPublic Health, Education Minor
Libraries Without BordersPolitical Science
MentorPrizePolitical Economy
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)Political Science
National Education Association (NEA)Political Science
National Korean American Service and Education ConsortiumEthnic Studies
Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein (CA)Political Science
Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein (CA)Economics
Panagora GroupPsychology
Pew Research CenterPolitical Science
Search for Common GroundInterdisciplinary Studies
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human RightsPolitical Science
The Leadership Conference on Civil RightsPolitical Science, Legal Studies
U.S. Department of JusticePolitical Science
U.S. Department of LaborSociology
U.S. Department of StatePolitical Science, Pre-Haas
U.S.-Asia Institute, and Embassy of JapanLegal Studies
University of California’s Office of Federal Governmental RelationsPolitical Science
Woodrow Wilson Center, Brazil InstituteEconomics
Woodrow Wilson International Center for ScholarsPolitical Science, Asian Studies

Fall 2017

PlacementMajor
Carmen GroupEconomics
Children’s National Health SystemPublic Health
End Citizens United (ECU)Political Economy
Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI)Environmental Economics and Policy
Fenton CommunicationsPublic Health, Journalism
German Marshall Fund (GMF)Sustainable Environmental Design 
Heritage FoundationPolitical Science
Hirshhom Museum and Sculpture GardenPractice of Art, Environmental Economics and Policy
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) – Pre-trial Services AgentPolitical Science, Chicano Studies
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)American Studies
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)Political Science
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)Social Welfare, Legal Studies
National Education AssociationSocial Welfare, Legal Studies, Education Minor 
National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM)Public Health
National Law Center on Homelessness and PovertyLinguistics
Nueva VidaSocial Welfare
Office of Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-01)Legal Studies, Psychology
Office of Congressman Ted W. Lieu (CA-35)Peace and Conflict Studies
Office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13)Social Welfare
Office of Congresswoman Norma TorresEthnic Studies 
Office of Senator Kamala D. Harris (CA)Political Science, Chicano Studies Minor
Public International Law and Policy GroupPeace and Conflict Studies 
Southeast Asian Resource Action Center (SEARAC)Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, Political Science
The Partnership for Public ServicePolitical Science
U.S. House Committee on Homeland SecurityPolitical Science
U.S Department – Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, & LaborPolitical Science
Voice of America – News CenterPolitical Science, Theater & Performance Studies Minor, Journalism Minor
Vote LatinoEnglish
Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)Political Science

Spring 2017

PlacementMajor
American Jewish CommitteeHistory, Peace and Conflict Studies
Atlantic CouncilEconomics
Brookings InstitutionLegal Studies, Public Policy Minor, Scandinavian Minor
Center for Strategic and International StudiesPolitical Science, English
Children’s National Health System (Children’s National Medical Center)Psychology
Common CausePolitical Economy
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institutute (CHCI)Ethnic Studies
Convergence Center for Policy ResolutionEconomics, Psychology
Council on Foreign RelationsEconomics, Statistics
Global Business School NetworkSociology
Hoover InstitutionPolitical Science
Human Rights CampaignSociology
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)Ethnic Studies
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)Political Science
National Association of Community Health CentersPublic Health, Science and Math Education (Cal Teach) Minor, Education Minor
Office of Senator John BoozmanPolitical Economy, Philosophy
Office of Senator Patrick LeahyRhetoric
Perry-Bayliss Government RelationsPolitical Science
Smithsonian National Museum of American HistoryAnthropology
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology InstituteMolecular & Cell Biology
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT)History
The Arthur M. Sackler and Freer Gallery of Art: the National Museums of Asian Art at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DCAnthropology, Classical Civilizations
The International Center for Terrorism Studies (ICTS)Political Science,  Literature
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human RightsPolitical Science
U.S. Department of EducationEconomics, Education Minor
U.S. Department of Justice (Criminal Division, Public Integrity Section (PIN))Legal Studies
U.S. Department of StateCognitive Science
U.S. House Committee on Homeland SecurityPolitical Science
U.S. Supreme Court (Curator’s Office)Political Science, Public Policy Minor
Washington Lawyers Committee for Urban and Civil Rights — DC Prisoners’ ProjectLegal Studies
Woodrow Wilson International Center of ScholarsAnthropology

Fall 2016

PlacementMajor
White House Initative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAPPI)Geography
Department of Justice, Office of the Solicitor GeneralPolitical Science, Legal Studies
International Center for Terrorisim Studies (ICTS)History, Political Science
Partnership for Public ServicePolitical Science
Hispanic Medical AssociationAnthropology
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)Political Science, Legal Studies
Voice of AmericaEnglish, Media Studies
Environment and Natural Resources Division, Department of JusticePolitical Science, Society & Environment
Department of Justice/Disability Rights SectionPolitical Science
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Senate CommitteeSocial Welfare, Education Minor
American Bar AssociationMedia Studies
Berkeley HIV ForumPublic Health, Intended Bioengineering
Federal Public DefenderPolitical Science, Legal Studies
Democratic Congressional Campaign CommitteePolitical Science, Legal Studies
Partnership for Public ServicePolitical Science, Slavic Studies
CentroNiaSpanish Literature, Social Welfare
Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic Health, Molecular & Cell Biology
U.S. Supreme CourtMedia Studies, Public Policy Minor
National Partnership for Women & FamiliesPublic Health
The National Education AssociationPolitical Science, Legal Studies
Representative Nancy PelosiPolitical Economy, Political Science
United Nations Information CenterPolitical Science
Environment and Natural Resources Division, Department of JusticeEconomics
The Brookings Institution (Metropolitan Policy Program)Rhetoric
National Public Radio, Sponsorship/MarketingPolitical Economy
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational FundPolitical Economy, Public Policy Minor

Spring 2016

PlacementMajor
House Democratic CaucusSociology, Minor in Public Policy
Middle East InstitutePolitical Economy
Representative Jeff DenhamPolitical Science
Center for American Progress (Lawrence Korb)Political Science
U.S. Department of Education: Office of Congressional & Legislative Affairs (Congressional Liaison)American Studies
Representative Barbara LeePolitical Science
Representative Susan DavisPsychology, Social Welfare
U.S. Trade Representative, Office of the AmbassadorPolitical Science
Brookings Institution: Governance StudiesPolitical Science
Brookings Institution (Center for Effective Public Management, within Governance Studies Program)Political Science, Public Policy, and Chicano Studies
Middle East InstitutePolitical Science
Alliance for Health ReformPublic Health, Legal Studies
Humane Society – Legislative AffairsEnglish
Georgetown School of Medicine – Office of Inclusion and DiversityEthnic Studies
Clarity CampaignsPolitical Science
Justice Policy InstituteEthnic Studies
HIPS (Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive)Public Health
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)Public Health
Council on Foreign RelationsPolitical Science, Media Studies
U.S. Department of Education – Communications and OutreachSociology
U.S. Department of Justice (ENRD)Development Studies
National Organization for Women (NOW)Social Welfare, Disability Studies Minor
LA Mayor’s Federal Liaison OfficeSocial Welfare
United Nations Foundation (Family Planning 2020 intern)Public Health
Institute for Education Leadership: National Education AssociationSocial Welfare, Education Minor
Leading EducatorsEthnic Studies
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)Ethnic Studies
Child Advocacy and Women’s Rights InternationalGender and Women Studies
Brooking Institution – Center for Effective Public ManagementPolitical Science
CARACEN D.C. Community ServicesHistory, Legal Studies
U.S. Office of Federal Government RelationsPolitical Science

 Fall 2015 

PlacementMajor
The White House (Office of Public Engagement)Political Science 
Brookings Insitution (Digital Media)Political Economy, Political Science 
Housing and Urban Development – White House Liaison OfficePeace and Conflict Studies 
Safer Chemicals – Healthy FamiliesSociety & Environment 
Committee for Human Rights in North KoreaPolitical Science, Media Studies 
Cold War History Project –(WWICS) Woodrow Wilson CenterHistory
National Museum of American History – MOOCAmerican Studies 
Department of Justice (Disability Rights Section)Social Welfare 
The White HousePolitical Science 
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law Comparative Literature, Ethnic Studies 
U.S. Department of State (Western Hemisphere Affairs Bureau; Department of Public Diplomacy)Political Science 
The League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC)Sociology
Center of Budget and Policy Priorities for the Federal Legislative Affairs DepartmentLegal Studies 
Supreme CourtLegal Studies, Near Eastern Studies Minor
NBC News (with reporter Andrea Mitchell)Political Science, Media Studies, Spanish Minor
Senator Barbara Boxer’s officeEconomics
National Portrait GalleryHistory 
The National Parks Conservation AssociationEnvironmental Studies 
White House Initiative on Education Excellence for HispanicsPolitical Science 
Office of the Solicitor GeneralSociology 
U.S. Department of StateSouth Asian Studies 
Democratic National CommitteePolitical Science, Media Studies 
ABC NewsPeace & Conflicts Studies 
Obesity Institute IDEAL clinicPublic Health 
Senate HELPSociology 
 U.S. AIDPolitical Science, Global Poverty & Practice 

Spring 2014

PlacementMajor
The Committee on Homeland SecurityPolitical Science
Congressman Alan LowenthalPolitical Science
Center for American Progress (CAP)Political Science
The Department of Justice (Office on Violence Against Women)Rhetoric
United Nations Information CenterAnthropology, Media Studies
The Middle East InstituteHistory
The Carmen GroupPublic Policy, International Relations
U.S. Supreme CourtPolitical Science, English
House Democratic Caucus (Rep. Becerra’s office)Ethnic Studies, Political Science
Committee on Education and the Workforce (George Miller)Chicano Studies
Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca LLPPolitical Science
Center for American Progress (CAP)Economics, Political Science
Rep. Swalwell’s OfficeEconomics, Political Science
Innovative Federal Strategies Lobbying FirmPolitical Science
Embassy of El SalvadorPolitical Science
Council of Economic AdvisorsEconomics
Patton & Boggs (lobbying firm)Political Science
White House’s Asian American and Pacific Islander internshipEthnic Studies, Asian American Studies
Community Affairs Board of Govenors of the Federal Reserve SystemPolitical Economy
National Hispanic Medical AssociationSocial Welfare, Ethnic Studies, and Education
National Education Association (NEA)Rhetoric, African American Studies
U.S. – Taiwan Business CouncilPolitical Economy
World Bank (Dr. Sole Martinez-Peira)Media Studies, Economics
Senate Committee on Energy & CommerceConservation Resource Studies, Public Policy

Fall 2013

PlacementMajor
Supreme CourtEthnic Studies
UNHCR’s Caribbean Protection UnitPeace & Conflict Studies
Congresswoman Linda SanchezPolitical Science
APHAPublic Health
National Gay & Lesbian Task ForceSocial Welfare
The White HouseUrban Studies
DCCCPolitical Science, Media Studies
Representative Karen BassSociology
U.S. Department of Justice (Voter Rights Division)Social Welfare, African American Studies Minor
U.S. Department of StateRhetoric
AidGrade and National GeographicEconomics
Rep. Tom McClintock IIPolitical Science
Center for American Progress (CAP)Political Science
The Raben GroupPolitical Science
EAP (Pesticide Project)Political Science, Geography
Congressional Management FoundationPolitical Science
The White House (Correspondence Office)Latin American Studies
U.S. Department of Education (Office of Safe and Healthy Students)Political Science, Media Studies
Penn Hill GroupPolitical Science
U.S. Department of Justice (Voter Rights Division)Political Science
U.S. Department of StateEconomics
Senator Barbara Boxer’s OfficePolitical Science
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)Political Science, Chicano Studies
C-SpanPolitical Science
Senator Barbara Boxers OfficePolitical Science
U.S. Department of Justice (Disability Rights Section)Political Science
NAACPAmerican Studies
Smithsonian’s Asian Pacific American CenterPolitical Science, South Asian Studies

Spring 2013

PlacementMajor
U.S. Department of Health & Human ServicesSocial Welfare
American Psychological Association (LGBT Concerns Office)Psychology
OtherWordsPeace & Conflict Studies, History
Boeing Learning Center @ the National Archives –History
Middle East InstituteNear Eastern Studies
Farmworker JusticeAnthropology, Spanish
United Nations Info CenterSpanish & Portuguese
Fellowship Department at the Truman National Security ProjectHistory
Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s officePolitical Science
U.S. Department of Justice (Voting Section)Political Science, History
N.E.A.Chicano Studies, Spanish
Center for Community Change (New Media Internship)Media Studies
Center fro American Progress (CAP) India ProjectPolitical Science
Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)Development Studies
Woodrow Wilson CenterPolitical Science, History
Franklin Square GroupPolitical Science, English
ABC Politics.comPolitical Science, Public Policy
Office of Rep. Nancy PelosiSociology, Media Studies
U.S. Department Of Education (Office of Special Ed Programs)Political Science
United Nations Info CenterPolitical Science
House Committee on Energy & CommercePolitical Science

Fall 2012

PlacementMajor
Chronicle of Higher Education (pd. $500/wk., F/T)English
U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources (SAFE Program)Sociology
American Public Health AssociationGeography
Center for American Progress (Immigration Project)Peace & Conflict Studies 
Zero to Three (weekly travel stipend offered)Psychology, Poliitical Science
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)Social Welfare
World Affairs CouncilPolitical Science
Institute for Policy Studies (Other Words Project)English, Public Policy Minor
Public Citizen (Democracy for All Campaign)ISF, Philosophy
Xavier Becerra Leadership Office Internship.I will be working with the Democratic CaucusPolitical Science
Center for Budget and Policy PrioritiesPolitical Science
Rep. Adam SchiffPolitical Science
Sierra Club (Press Office)Peace & Conflict Studies
World Affairs CouncilPolitical Economics
Political Development GroupAmerican Studies
U.S. Department of Justice (with Jennifer Sultan)Political Science
Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) Cities for ProgressAnthropology
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Public Policy and Intergovernmental Section Innovation Internship ProgramPolitical Science
Georgetown University Law Center, Criminal Justice ClinicPolitical Science
George Miller’s Subommitte on Education & the WorkforcePolitical Science
National Journal Center (NJC)History
World Bank (Global Tiger Initiative)Anthropology
Washington Office on Latin AmericaPolitical Science, Ethnic Studies
Human Rights Watch (Operations Department)Political Science
EMILY’s ListEconomics, Rhetoric
U.S. Department of Education (Press Office)Political Science, English

Spring 2012

PlacementMajor
CA News ServcieMedia Studies, Peace & Conflict Studies
U.S. Department of Education (Matt Case’s office)Political Science
U.S. Government Accountability Office (International Affiars)Political Science
NPR (Weekend Edition” show)Political Science, History
Smithsonian’s ArchivesHistory of Art
National Geographic (Home Entertainment Division)Media Studies
Disability Rights, Education, & Defense Fund (DREDF)Political Economics, African American Studies
National Cooperative Business AssociationPolitical Science, Chinese
U.S. Department of Justice (Civil Rights Division)Rhetoric, Social Welfare
House Committee on Foreign AffairsPolitical Science
Senator Feinstein’s officeRhetoric, Legal Studies
Revolution MediaPolitical Science (Interationall Affairs)
Inter-American DialoguePolitical Science
Robt. F. Kennedy CenterPolitical Science
American Enterprise Institute (AEI)Business Administration, Political Science
Brookings Institution (Brown Center On Education Policy)Political Economics
Voice of America (Korea Program)Development Studies
CSISGeography
Congressman Adam SchiffPolitical Science
House Judiciary DemocratsPolitical Science
Library of Congress (Music Division)History
Rep. Karen BassPolitical Science
U.S. Department of Health & Human ServicesAmerican Studies
U.S. Department of StatePolitical Science, Rhetoric
U.S Department of JusticePolitical Science
W.H. Council on Environmental Quality (Legislative Affairs Office )Society & Environment, Political Science
Sierra Club – Beyond Oil CampaignPhysics
National Family Farm Coalition,Society & Environment
Congresswoman Dana RohrbacherHistory, Political Science
Senator Barbara Boxer’s officePolitical Science
Pakestani EmbassyPolitical Economy

Fall 2011

PlacementMajor
U.S. Department of Justice (Civil Rights Division)Political Science
Center for the Study of the Presidency and CongressPolitical Science (pre-med)
U.S. Department of Justice (Civil Rights Division)History, English
Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) Cities for Progress ProjectSociology
Washington Office on Latin AmericaPolitical Science (International Relations)
American College Personnel AssociationSociology
Senator Barbara Boxer’s officePolitical Science
Rep. Al Franken’s officeSocial Welfare
Senator Barbara Boxer’s officePolitical Science
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)Latin American Studies
National Education Association (NEA)Rhetoric
Organization of American States (OAS)Latin American Studies
Congresswoman Judy ChuPolitical Science
Asian and Pacific Islander American Health ForumPublic Health
House Committee on Foreign AffairsPolitical Science
White House Council on Enivornmental QualityPolitical Science, Society & Environment
U.S. Department of Energy – Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Sustainability Performance OfficePolitical Science
U.S. Department of Justice (Intergov’t Relations and Public Affairs)Political Science
Rep. Karen BassPolitical Science
U.S. Department of StatePolitical Science, Rhetoric
Public Citizens’ Health Research GroupAnthropology
Rep. Howard BermanPolitical Science, Economics
Washington PartnersMedia Studies, Rhetoric
Latin American Working GroupISF, Chicano Studies
Council of Economic AdvisersPolitical Economy

Spring 2011

PlacementMajor
The Smithsonian (Education Outreach Department)Social Welfare, Public Policy Minor
Progressive Policy InstitutePolitical Science
Women for WomenInterdisciplinary Field Studies
National Geographic SocietyEnvironmental Economics and Policy
Minority Business Development AgencyPolitical Economy
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy DevelopmentPolitical Science
Senator McCarthyPolitical Science
Peace Corps (Press Office)Political Economy
RESULTSDevelopment Studies, Environmental Economics and Policy
Overseas Private Investment Company (OPIC)Business Administration, Political Economy
E.P.A.History
Congresswoman Laura RichardsonRhetoric
U.N. High Commissioner for RefugeesEnglish, Interdisciplinary Field Studies
Congressman Eshoo’s office (CA- Dist. 14)Political Economy
U.S. Department of Justice (Environmental & Natural Resources Department, Law & Policy Section)Political Science, Peace & Conflict Studies Minor
Congressman George Miller’s office (Labor, Education & Legis. Committee)Political Science
Congressman Raul M. GrijalvaMolecular Biology
Association of American Universities (AAU)Political Science
Farmworkers JusticeEthnic Studies, Political Economies
Congressman Ed RoycePolitical Science, Business Administration
California News ServiceComparative Literature
American Dental Education Association (ADEA)Political Science, Pre-Dentistry
White House Council of Economic AdvisorsPolitical Science, Economics
IMPACT CenterEthnic Studies
Organization of American States (OAS)Political Science
U.S. Department of StatePolitical Science 

Fall 2010

PlacementMajor
National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)Public Health, Political Science
Department of Justice (Civil Rights Division)Political Science, Ehtnic Studies Minor
Brookings Institution (Metropolitan Policy Institute)EEP, City Planning
Congressman John GaramendiPolitical Economy, Luso-Brazilian Language and Literature
Center for Law and Social PolicyEthnic Studies
Sidley Austin Law FirmAfrican American Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies
Center for American Progress (CAP)Political Science
Fair Trade FederationPolitical Economy
U.S. Department of Justice (Environ. & Nat’l Resources Division)Business Administration
Congresswoman NortonPolitical Science
Amnesty InternationalPolitical Science, Media Studies
Senator Barbara BoxerEnglish
American Bar Association (Section of International Law)Political Science
The Christian Science MonitorEnglish
Woodrow Wilson CenterPeace & Conflict Studies
Gay & Leadership InsituteHistory, Political Science
CBS News (Investigative Unit)Media Studies
N.E.A.American Studies, Education
U.S. Department of the Treasury (Office of Consumer Protection)Political Science
Trans-Africa ForumPolitical Science
Congresswoman Linda Sanhcez’s officePolitical Science
Genetic AllianceMolecular & Cell Biology – Genetics,  Psychology
Washington Partners, LLC,Political Science
Asia America Initiative (AAI)Political Science
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic AmericansSocial Welfare
 National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)Public Health, Psychology

Spring 2010

PlacementResearch PaperMajor
CNNThe 1920s Anti-Lynching Plays of Georgia Douglas JohnsonHistory
The White House – CommunicationsA Great Cloud of Atomic Fire: Language and Framing and Their Role in the Manhattan ProjectAmerican Studies
AALACC (American Association of Latin American Chamber of Commerce)The Missing Piece: The Role of Human Capital in Capturing FDI SpilloversEconomics
The Asia FoundationCentury’s Dilemma: Nonproliferation or Advanced Nuclear Energy?Political Science
Senator Dianne FeinsteinGrover Cleveland and Presidential Power: How Party Controlled the Political Process in the Gilded AgeHistory
Office of Congressman Alcee Hasting Sociology
U.S. Department of State (Bureau of EAP Affairs, Office of Economic Policy)The China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement: Economic Success or Stagnation for Indonesia?Political Economies
CA News ServiceJournalism’s Revolution: The Decline of Mainstream Media and the Future of Professional JournalismHistory
Senate Comm. On Foreign Relations21st Century Renaissance: Short and Long Term Sustainability in Post-Earthquake HaitiInternational Relations
My Sister’s Place Economics
Senator Dianne FeinsteinAmerican Foreign Policy: The Battle Between the President and CongressPolitical Science
American Academy of DiplomacyHow Moody, Standard & Poor, and Fitch Brought Capitalism to its KneesBusiness Administration
Congresswoman NapolitanoComprehensive Immigration Reform in the Age of Obama: A Legislative AnalysisPolitical Science
Senator Harry ReidMexican Drug Cartels: A Problem Bigger Than Drug PolicyPolitical Economies
U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic AmericansThe Overarching Issue for Hispanic American in EducationSociology
White House Council on Environment QualityGreen Warriors: The United States Military Takes on Climate ChangePolitical Economies
Institute for Policy StudiesResource Curse: Elites, Oil and Power in NigeriaPolitical Science
Fair Trade FederationFair Trade in the United States: Why are We So Behind?Development Studies
Akerman Senterfitt (consulting firm)Closing the Achievement Gap: Charter Schools and New PaternalismPolitical Science
Korean Economic InstituteThe Representation of the Auto Industry in CongressEconomics
Atlantic CouncilRusso-Kazakh Energy Relations in the Post-Soviet Era: Bringing Energy Into Foreign Policy AnalysisInternational Relations
Federal Reserve BoardBank Size and RiskEconomics

Fall 2009

PlacementResearch PaperMajor
California News ServiceThe Least Dangerous Branch: Why We Should Scrap Judicial Self-Restraint.Biological Science
The National OperaAdvertising and the Construction of Consumption of the Idealized Female Beauty.Mass Communications
President’s Council of Economic Advisers – Executive Office of the PresidentA Comparative Analysis of State Healthcare System Performance: Implications for National Reform.Economics
The Peace Corps & Embassy of AfghanistanResurgence of Keynesianism: The Pendulum of Economic Regulation.Political Economy of Ind Societies
InteractionThe Millennium Challenge Corporation: Historical and Theoretical Roots.Development Studies
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for ScholarsThe Market for National Security: The Rise of Private Military Companies and the Problems of Accountability and Oversight.History, Political Science
Free MindsNarrating Washington, D.C. from the Margins: Urban and Cultural Differences.Interdisciplinary Studies
House Select Committee on Energy Independence & Global WarmingPolitically Correct Science: White House Manipulation of Climate Science During the Bush Administration and Its Impact on Domestic PolicyPolitical Science
Senator Boxer’s Press OfficeThe Remnants of Sexism are Alive and Well: Media Bias and Hillary Clinton’s 2008 Presidential Primary Campaign.Mass Communications
Department of Justice, Civil Rights DivisionExecutive Action: An Alternative Roadmap to Ending Sexual Orientation Discrimination.Linguistics
Advanced Network StrategiesLegislative Corruption or Honest PAC Incentives? An Analysis of Motivations Behind Contributions of Large PACS to the House of Representatives.Economics
The Roosevelt InstituteLanguage and Politics: How Barack Obama Used Words to Dominate the 2008 Presidential Election.Political Science, Mass Communications
Senator Roy Wyden’s OfficePanarchy, Convergence and Adaptive Capacity: Rethinking the Business Cycle as an Ecological System.Interdisciplinary Studies
Education SectorEffective Teaching: Creating Teacher Evaluations to Improve Teaching.Political Economy
Smithsonian-Center for Folklife & Cultural HeritageBiscuits and Identity: African American Foodways and Their Significance in Reinforcing Cultural History.Political Science
Department of Justice, Civil Rights DivisionThe Effects of Economic Inequality on the Economy.Near Eastern Studies
American Association for Palestinian Equal Rights (AAPER) FoundationPoliticized Education: The Nakbah Narrative in Palestinian Schools in Israel.History
Office of Speaker Nancy PelosiThe Animal Welfare Act of 1966: The ‘Dognapping’ Law.Middle Eastern Studies
Molly Allen AssociatesA Broken Defense Acquisition Process: A Comparative Study of Reform Initiatives from 1986-2006.Political Science, American Studies
U.S. Department of State (African Affairs Bureau)Ending World Hunger: Te Promise and Pitfalls of a Second Green RevolutionPolitical Science
Initiative for Global DevelopmentDevelopment Gravity: Have African Regional Trade Agreements Failed?Development Studies
Dezenhall ResourcesThe European Union and the North American Free Trade Agreement: Similarities and Differences in Conflict ResolutionArchitecture
Congressman George Miller’s office.High Fee, High Aid Model: Does Financial Aid Counter the Effects of Rising Tuition on African American and Latino Student Enrollments at UCs and CSUs?Political Science
White House’s Council for Environmental QualityCreating Green-Collar Jobs: Comparing Strategies for Ensuring Job Quality in the Emerging Green EconomyPsychology
American Bar Association (Domestic Violence Program in Criminal Justice Section)Juvenile Injustice: Juvenile Collateral Consequences in the States of Vermont, California and MassachusettsPolitical Science
The White House (Office of the Press)Effective Presidential Communication: A Comparative Analysis of Roosevelt’s Fireside Chats and Obama’s Weekly AddressesPolitical Science
Georgetown Law Investigative InternshipSobering Up: Engineering the War on Drugs and Rational Self-InterestMass Communications
Center for American ProgressA Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Undemocratic Direct Democracy in CaliforniaInternational Relations

Spring 2009

PlacementResearch PaperMajor
Center for Strategic & International StudiesPressing the Reset button in Relations Between Russia & the WestEconomics
National Education AssociationThe Charter School Movement: Instrument to Re-segregate America’s Public SchoolsPEIS
National Association of Community Health CentersRisky Delivery: An Examination of Determinants of Maternal Mortality Among Rural Women in IndiaPublic Health
House Energy & Commerce CommitteeNuclear Power & Public Perception: A Historical PerspectiveHistory
AIDS InstituteThirty Years Later: Analyzing HIV/AIDS DisparitiesSocial Welfare
Office of Representative Doris MatsuiWorld Cup 2010: The Socio-Economic Impacts on the South African CommunityPEIS
U.S. Department of Justice (Civil Rights Division)The elusive Dwelling: Displacing Chronically Homeless Individuals from Franklin School ShelterSociology
U.S. Department of Justice (Civil Rights Division)Borders to Cross: Language Access, Cultural Competency, and Juvenile Justice ReformEthnic Studies
Office of Senator Dianne FeinsteinThe Dropout ImpactPolitical Science
Office of Representative Grace NapolitanoThe Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009: Impact on Latino ChildrenBusiness Administration
Office of Senator Dianne FeinsteinForeign Aid of the United States: Goals Authorization, Trends & AnalysisHistory, Political Science
Competitive Enterprise InstituteDifferences Between Think Tanks & Lobbyists & the Market Demand for BothPolitical Science, Legal Studies
U.S. Department of CommerceMinority Owned Enterprises: The Future ofEconomics
Woodrow Wilson International Center for ScholarsCreating Transparency: China’s Response to Environmental DegradationPolitical Science
U.S. Department of Justice (Civil Rights Division)Pent-Up Expectations: The First 100 Days of a Bureaucratic TransitionPolitical Science
Center for American ProgressThe American Presidency: Power Through Economic LegislationPolitical Science, Economics
The World BankMake it Cheaper to Transfer Money Back Home: Remittances Cost in China & IndiaBusiness Administration
Office of Senator Christopher DoddThe SEC: Investigation the Bernard Madoff CaseLegal Studies
Office of Representative George RadanovichNew Way forward: Crafting the Most Effective Stimulus Package for the Current CrisisEconomics History
Embassy of AfghanistanFailing Afghanistan: The Lack of Reconstruction & Stabilization PlanningPEIS, Near Eastern Studies
Office of Representative Zoe LofgrenLegislative Approaches to the Separation of UC Citizen Children from Their Immigrant Parents: The Need for Immigration ReformAsian American Studies, Ethnic Studies
Department of Health & Human ServicesHIV/AIDS and Incarcerated Women in the 21st CenturyPublic Health
Office of Representative Mike HondaBipartisanship in the 21st CenturyPolitical Science, Theater
House Committee on Education & the Work ForceAn Analysis of California’s Proposition 13Political Science, Ethnic Studies
The Trust for Public LandForever, For Now: Building Conservation Easements that Last for an EternityAmerican Conservation & Resources Studies
DC Attorney General’s Office / Juvenile Section of Public Safety Division Psychology, African American Studies
Office of Representative Pete StarkCover the Children: Congressional Politics of the Children’s Health Insurance ProgramPolitical Science
Michael Steele Campaign for RNC ChairGuantanamo Bay: Is The U.S. on the Right Course?Political Science
U.S. Chamber of CommerceEmbeddedness & Financial CrisisEconomics, Legal Studies

Fall 2008

PlacementResearch PaperMajor
U.S. Department of Justice (Civil Rights Division)Crawford v. Metropolitan County of Nashville and Davidson County: Title VII at the CrossroadsPolicial Science, Legal Studies
CBS NewsIs No News Good News? The Formulation of Ethnocentric Biases Within U.S. News MediaPeace & Conflict Studies
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)Post 9/11 Nativists:Taking a Closer Look Into the Minuteman Projects ‘Success’Mass Communications, Public Policy
Center for Education ReformAssessing No Child Left Behind: The College Retention PerspectivePolitical Science
U.S. Department of Justice (Civil Rights Division)An Examination of Immigration Program 287(g): Effects of Employing Resources and Efforts of Law Enforcement AgenciesPolitical Science
Woodrow Wilson Center – Peace AllianceComplex Interdependence and the Energy Security DilemmaPeace & Conflict Studies
Environmental Defense FundThe World Bank: Contradictions in Rhetoric and PracticeDevelopment Studies
The Urban InstitutePublic Housing Triumphs in Singapore: Can the United States Benefit?Interdisciplinary studies
Democratic National CommitteeThe 50 State Strategy: Pathway to Democratic Success in the 21st CenturyPolitical Science
ACLUCrossing Over: Border Depictions in New Global CinemaRhetoric
Dewey Square GroupDemocracy Inc.: Manufacturing Grassroots Movements in Corporate AmericaPolitical Science, Gender & Women Studies
U.S. House Committee on Foreign AffairsDiplomacy and Development Hit the Backburner: Defense Prevails in the War on TerrorDevelopment Studies, Political Science
Democratic Senatorial Campaign CommitteeThe Case for Moderates: The 88th Congress and the Civil Rights ActPolitical Science, Mass Communications
Office of Senator Russ FeingoldThe Future of Network NeutralityPolitical Science
ABAThe Power to Change: Efficacy of the ABA’’s Implementation of Death Penalty Moratoriums in Pennsylvania and TennesseeLegal Studies
Amnesty InternationalMalaysia: Abusing CounterterrorismPEIS
Brookings Institution, the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies (CNAPS)Olympic Politics: Comparing Seoul 1998 to Beijing 2008Political Science, Asian Studies
Smithsonian InstitutionCase Studies in Museum Education ProgrammingAnthropology
Advanced Network StrategiesPolitical Action Committee Contributions: Strategic Beliefs and Organizational VariablesPolitical Science
U.S. Department of Treasury (Office of Debt Management)Deregulatory Failures and Economic Crises: Case Studies of the S & L Debacle and the Subprime CrisisPolitical Science, Economics, and Spanish
Office of Representative Lynn WoolseyThe Politics of Ambition: Lincoln and Obama in the Legislative BranchHistory
HALTJudicial Self-Regulation: A Case Study of the California Commission on Judicial PerformancePolitical Science
Office of Representative Barbara LeeRestricted Access to Health Care: Examining UC’s Student Health ProgramsSociology, Public Policy
CNNTV News Documentary: Analysis of Documentary Format in America’s Major Cable NetworksMass Communications, Psycology
U.S. Department of StateThe Next Step for Peacekeeping Operations: Towards Indigenous TraditionsPeace & Conflict Studies
American Enterprise InstituteContaining the Bear: NATO & Russia After 9/11PEIS
Health & Medicine – Center for the Study of the PresidencyA Call for Open Dialogue: Drawing Lessons from the Failure of the Health Security Act of 1993Molecular & Cell Biology
People for the American WayCruel and Unusual Punishment at Guantanamo Bay: Exploring New Paths of Argumentation and Anti-Terror LitigationPolitical Science

Spring 2008

PlacementResearch PaperMajor
National Association Of Community Health CentersCongressional Rhetoric on Health Care ReformHistory
The Fund For PeaceGetting from Here to There: Japan & Canada’s Divergent Human Security AgendasPolitical Science
C-SpanC-Span: How the Network Defines & Implements its GoalsMass Communications
Institute Of MedicineFederal Agenda for Comparative Effectiveness Research: Kingdon’s ExplanationsPolitical Science
Center For The Study Of The PresidencyHas the Media’s Attention on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic Affected the Policy Agenda?Political Science
The Cato InstitutePolicing the Police -An Analysis of the DC & Chicago Police Departments’ Accountability DeficitPolitical Science
Select Committee On Global Warming & EnergyCap & Trade in Carbon Intensive Industry. The European Cement & Steal Industry Case StudyPolitical Science
United States Committee For United Nations DevelopmentContrasting Approaches to Combating HIV/AIDS in Thailand & Uganda: Lessons from Different Success StoriesPolitical Science
Hudson InstituteThe Nuclear Renaissance will not be ForthcomingPEIS
Brookings InstitutionFEMA, Failure, &And Katrina: A Public Choice AnalysisPolitical Science
Woodrow Wilson International CenterWhat Creates & Sustains Democracy in a Non-Western Context? The Role of Local Scholars & the Local Press in the Case of Hong KongPolitical Science
Food & Water WatchArgentina In 1989: A Historical Study on Policy ChoiceHistory
One World UsEmbracing Interaction as an Integral Part of Social Media Communications & Marketing Strategies for Nonprofit Groups: 10 Case Studies Examining the Use of Interactive Applications on Facebook PagesPolitical Science
International Business-Government RelationsDrug Wars: A New Genre, An Assessment of the Pharmaceutical Industry’s Campaign Against Brazilian & Thai Compulsory LicensingPolitical Science
The Brookings InstitutionIn Justice(S) We Trust God? Analyzing the Supreme Court’s Treatment of the Two Religion Clauses in the First AmendmentPolitical Science
Amnesty InternationalBorder Walls: Motivations, Justifications & Discourse AnalysisPolitical Science
World Affairs CouncilShaping National SecurityPolitical Science
Center For American Progress – Faith & Progressive PolicyA Moral Discourse: Civil Rights Movement Rhetoric, Environmental Concern and the Mobilization of Religious InfluencePeace & Conflict Studies
Center For American ProgressDisarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration: Building Foundations for Post Conflict ReconciliationPolitical Science
Citizens’ Commission On Civil RightsThe Future of the Federal Government in Public EducationPolitical Science
Center For American Progress – National Security TeamChina’s Global Oil Strategy – Integration With, or Challenge to, the World OrderPEIS
American Enterprise Institute-Foreign & Defense Policy, Russian StudiesA Foregone Conclusion: Ria Novosti & the Selection of Dmitry MedvedevPolitical Science
U.S. Department Of Justice (Disability Rights)Disaster, Despair, & the Disabled – Evaluating the Effects of Hurricane Katrina on People with DisabilitiesSociology
American Diabetes AssociationInvestigating the Lack of Funding for Federal Diabetes Prevention EffortsPublic Health Policy
Global Health CouncilAnalysis of the Tuberculosis and HIV Co-Epidemic in South AfricaInterdisciplinary Field Studies