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College Fellows Program

Connecting students of all majors with top internship opportunities 


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


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

Consulting: Bain & Co, Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte Consulting, Mercer, Analysis Group, Huron Consulting

Accounting: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, KPMG

Government:  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

Marketing/advertising: Saatchi & Saatchi, Hyundai, Proctor & Gamble, NATPE, Dailey and Associates, Wasserman Group

Tech/startups: Apple, Expedia, Evernote, Google, Intel, Intuit, NeuroSky, fitmob, Pivotal Software

Health/science: AmgenBoeing, U.S. Green Building Council, FibroGen, Inc. 


Program Eligibility:

  • 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)
  • Intended for juniors who expect to graduate between December 2016 and June 2017. Incoming transfer students, sophomores who will graduate early are eligible to apply.
  • Available for at least 10 weeks during Winter 2016, Spring 2016 or Summer 2016 (Note: Summer 2016 availability required for Sharpe/DC Fellows)


Application Process:

To apply for the 2016 College/Sharpe Fellows program, please submit your application online at: http://partnership.ss.ucla.edu/fellowsapp/*Please note, your entire application must be submitted together, please have all of your documents ready before starting your application.  Only completed applications will be considered.  *

  • Upload your Application Materials (PDF files only, your name must appear at the top of each document)
    • Resume (1-page max)
    • Cover Letter (1-page max)
      • Addressed to the “College Fellows Selection Committee” specifying your career interests, relevant background and qualifications, and your interest in the College/Sharpe Fellows program
      • Personal Essay (1-page, double-spaced max)
        • Describe “your outside interests and any life experiences that set you apart as one of UCLA’s best”
      • Complete the College Fellows application form


Application Deadlines:

Priority deadline to apply: September 15, 2015 at 5PM
Final deadline to apply: October 1, 2015 at 5PM


For questions or further information, please contact: collegefellows@partnership.ss.ucla.edu