Monarch Opportunity Scholarship Program

We are excited to share that with the support of various departments we are expanding opportunities available through the Monarch Opportunity Scholarship Program particularly to include opportunities that are inclusive to undocumented students. Please see all details below.
 
Monarch Opportunity Scholarship Program
The Monarch Opportunity Scholarship is a scholarship developed to ensure that all students have the opportunity to receive financial support and achieve their educational and professional goals.
 
Eligibility
  • Focus on undergraduate students who 1) demonstrate financial need with a focus on students who ARE NOT eligible for federal and UC work study AND 2) are AB 540 eligible (if you are receiving financial aid through the CA Dream Act, you are AB 540 eligible)
  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student at UCSB during the 2020-2021 academic school year
  • Must submit a completed application for an opportunity
  • Engage in an opportunity i.e. internship
If you are eligible for this scholarship, the scholarship should be part of your financial aid award under "professional experience opportunity eligibility". If you have any questions about whether you are eligible or not, please contact USS Director, Diana Valdivia, at work cell phone (805) 708-4739.

We recommend any eligible students who are interested to apply to reach out to Career Services for supporting in resumes and cover letters. For more information on Career Services visit: https://career.ucsb.edu/

Current internships available to apply

Community Responsibility and Restoration Intern- More information CLICK HERE

Department: Office of Student Conduct
Overview: By participating in the Monarch Opportunity Scholarship with the Office of Student Conduct, interns will focus mainly on the operations of the new Restorative Justice Program, which may include, assisting with impacted party interviews, scheduling coordination, writing up findings regarding alleged conduct violations, and restorative resolutions. 
Deadline: To apply for this opportunity please email a resume and cover letter to Molly Powrie, in the Office of Student Conduct - mollypowrie@ucsb.edu, priority consideration given to applicants who submit before September 25th, 2020.

America Reads America Counts Intern- More information CLICK HERE

Department: Associated Students
Overview: As an America Reads America Counts Intern, you will engage in educational research and hands-on community outreach with local schools and youth agencies. You will research resources and strategies to support reading and mathematics tutors working with kindergarten through 12th grade students at schools throughout Isla Vista, Goleta, and Santa Barbara.
Deadline: Email a copy of resume and cover letter to Allina Mojarro (A.S Community Education Outreach Coordinator) at amojarro@ucsb.edu by September 25th, 2020. 

Creative Programming Intern with the Art Department- More information CLICK HERE

Department: Arts Department
Overview: This internship will provide the student with an opportunity to co-create with powerful organizations on campus and help to build a beautiful and sustainable relationship by using their creative intellect and skills. They must also be committed to participating in the Art Department's commitment to Anti Blackness via programming and collaborative events. This opportunity is very open ended and invites the student to let us know where their energies will be the best fit for their time and effort. The Department would love for the student to focus on how art has been an imperative tool in resistance movements and different ways that the department can revive that narrative and implement it into events, social media, website, and rhetoric. 

Deadline: To apply for this internship position, please email your resume/CV, and cover letter with a few images of your work to Aimee Hanna (Undergrad Adviser, Art Dept) aimeehanna@ucsb.edu. We recommend seeking guidance from Career Services to review your application pieces.

Marketing Intern with Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD)- More information CLICK HERE 

Department: Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD)
Overview: The RCSGD Media Intern will work with the Program Coordinator of LGBT Resources to develop marketing and branding materials for undocumented queer and trans students.
Deadline: To apply for this opportunity, please email a resume and cover letter to Dwayne Mosbey at dwaynemosbey@ucsb.edu by Thursday, Oct. 1 at 9:00am. We recommend seeking guidance from Career Services for your application documents.


Monarch Intern with Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD)- More information CLICK HERE 

Department: Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD)
Overview: As the RCSGD Monarch Intern you will learn the basics of student engagement, facilitation, and coalition building. You will work with the Associate Director of LGBT Resources to develop resources, educational opportunities and events for undocumented queer and trans students.
Deadline: To apply for this opportunity, please email a resume and cover letter to Quinn Solis at quinnsolis@ucsb.edu by Thursday, Oct. 1 at 9:00am. We recommend seeking guidance from Career Services for your application documents.