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Student Opportunities: February-March 2018

American Cultures Student Prize

Awarded since 2008, the prize provides current students with the opportunity to highlight work taken in any American Cultures course at UC Berkeley which promotes understanding of race, ethnicity, and culture. Learn more and apply.

Cal Performances

Inventive Australian troupe Circa will be performing in the latest production, II Ritorno, live on stage with acrobats at Zellerbach Hall, in addition to a movement workshop and a pre-performance talk with the artists. More information available here.

Dorothea Lange Photography Prize

The fellowship, in memory of one of the most outstanding documentary photographers of the 20th-century, encourages the use of photography (black and white or color) in the scholarly work of any discipline at UC Berkeley. Learn more and apply.


The Oakland Museum of California is launching OMCA Up in the Summer of 2018, a paid summer internship program that will consist of 11 weeks of learning and skill building in a variety of areas. Learn more and apply here.

Port of Oakland

Gain professional work experience and insight into a wide range of public sector careers through the paid 2018 Summer College Internship Program, offering 19 internship opportunities in a variety of fields. Learn more and apply here.

Richmond Opportunity

The Richmond Arts & Culture Commission, the Iron Triangle Neighborhood Council, and the Richmond Museum of History, in collaboration with UC Berkeley,  are seeking 1-2 student interns (work-study or for credit) to work on the “Community Conversations” Project this and next academic year. 

The project and work will entail assisting on the formation of workshops - between November and January - where residents from the Iron Triangle neighborhood in Richmond will identify elements and examples of local neighborhood culture they want preserved. The resulting project exhibition will also be part of the UC Berkeley 2018 “Arts & Design Mondays at BAMPFA” program series entitled “Public Re-Assembly”. The intern will work on all aspects of the project and grant. To apply, please send a short statement of interest and your resume to Michele Seville  at

Santa Cruz Shakespeare

Gain experience working in theater through SCS's Summer Internship Program, offering opportunities in acting, stage management, production, directing and dramaturgy, and the administrative field. Learn more and apply here.


SFMOMA is offering 50 free tickets for students to attend a colloquium of the major retrospective Robert Rauschenberg: Erasing the Rules on February 10. Join artists, curators, and scholars who will consider Rauschenberg's engagement with photography throughout the course of his career. Register here.

Stochastic Labs

Opportunity for a summer residency in Berkeley: Stochastic Labs awards fully-sponsored residencies to exceptional engineers, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs from around the world. Join Stochastic's creative community!