College Fellows

UCLA College/Sharpe Fellows Program

The UCLA College of Letters & Science is proud to announce that we are now accepting applications for the UCLA College/Sharpe Fellows Internship Program.  This program is designed to bring together top employers with our brightest undergraduate students.  Successful candidates will benefit from alumni mentorship and help connecting you with an internship in an industry of your interest.

Internships are available in a variety of fields.  Past College/Sharpe Fellows have interned for top companies including:

FINANCE: Goldman Sachs, Blackrock, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, PIMCO, Citi, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

MARKETING/ADVERTISING: Saatchi & Saatchi, Hyundai, Proctor & Gamble, NATPE, Dailey and Associates, Wasserman Group

CONSULTING: Bain & Co, Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte Consulting, Mercer, Analysis Group, Huron Consulting, LEK Consulting, PwC Consulting, ZS Associates, Navigant Consulting

ACCOUNTING: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, KPMG 

GOVERNMENT/NON-PROFIT: Smithsonian Institute, State Dept., House Committee on Foreign Affairs, CA State Assembly, Capitol Partners 

PUBLIC POLICY/POLITICS:Global Citizens Fellowship, Children Defense Fund, The Raben Group, Shared Hope International

ENTERTAINMENT/CREATIVE: NBC Universal, NFL, Disney, Sony, Miramax, Paramount, LA Galaxy, Warner Bros Records

TECHNOLOGY/STARTUP: Apple, Expedia, Evernote, Google, Intel, Intuit, NeuroSky, fitmob, Pivotal Software 

HEALTH/SCIENCE: AmgenBoeing, U.S. Green Building Council, FibroGen, Inc. 

 

Program Qualifications:

  • For students who expect to graduate March 2017 or June 2017
  • Ambitious and well-rounded students with a demonstrated commitment to secure an internship
  • At least a 3.2 cumulative UCLA GPA (incoming transfer students are eligible with transfer GPA)
  • Available for at least 10 weeks during Winter 2016, Spring 2016 or Summer 2016 (Note: Summer 2016 availability required for Sharpe/DC Fellows)

Program Benefits:

  • Increase your marketability to industry-leading organizations and improve access to top internships 
  • Direct, targeted advisement from industry mentors and professionals
  • Hands-on professional development training in networking, resume building and other crucial professional skills

Application Process:

  • The 2016 program application opens July 1, 2015
  • Fill out the College Fellows online application form
    • Upload your Application Materials (Your name must appear at the top of each document)
    • 1-page Resume 
    • Cover Letter addressed to the “College Fellows Selection Committee” specifying your career interests, relevant background and qualifications, and your interest in the College/Sharpe Fellows program 
    • 1-page, double-spaced, personal essay describing “your outside interests and any life experiences that set you apart as one of UCLA’s best” 

Application Deadlines:

  • PRIORITY DEADLINE TO APPLY: September 15, 2015 at 5PM
  • FINAL DEADLINE TO APPLY:October 1, 2015 at 5PM

Spring 2015 Information Sessions:

Join us at one of these sessions to learn more about the program from former College/Sharpe Fellows and get tips on how to put your best application forward

  • Monday, May 4, 5-6 pm: Haines 279
  • Tuesday, May 5, 5-6pm: Career Center Conference Room A&B
  • Tuesday, May 19, 12-1pm: Bunche 2249
  • Wednesday, May 20, 5-6pm: Career Center Conference Room A&B
  • Thursday, May 28, 4-5pm: 1100 Terasaki Life Sciences Building  
  • Friday, May 29, 3-4PM: Career Center, Conference Room A&B

For questions or further information, please contact:
partnership@ss.ucla.edu or (310) 206-4206