College Corps


College Corps Fellowship Overview
The #CaliforniansForAll College Corps is the first state-funded service opportunity for all undergraduate students including AB540 eligible Dreamers. This program helps make college more affordable for thousands of California students by allowing them to receive up to $10,000 in stipends towards their degree when they commit to serve for a year.

When Will You Serve?
August 2024-May 2025
What We're Looking For
  • Undergraduate students including AB540 eligible Dreamers.
  • Passion for working in partnership with communities to make positive change; 
  • Flexibility to work in different areas and adapt to changing circumstances;
  • Growth mindset and eagerness to try new things;
  • Interest in connecting with and learning from other students and partners across the state; 
  • Willingness to be an ambassador for the Fellowship on campus and beyond. 
What You'll Do
Fellows will work with K-12 schools, food banks / pantries, or climate action organizations to build healthier and more equitable communities across California and Kern County. 
What You’ll Gain
  • A living allowance paid throughout service term, plus an Education Award paid upon completion of 450 service hours. Total financial benefit up to $10,000.
  • Academic credit
  • A real-world job experience and skills to add to your resume 
  • Access to training, networking, and professional development opportunities 
  • Connections with Fellows across the state via a virtual community platform and in-person regional events 
  • A sense of pride and accomplishment in working toward a common purpose alongside young leaders from across the state. 
Where You'll Serve
College Corps at California State University, Bakersfield offers service positions in local nonprofits and municipal agencies within a reasonable distance from campus or on campus.

Applications for College Corps 24-25 are open!

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Questions? Contact: 
Rachel Hoetker, Program Coordinator
661-654-3033 |
Vianca Medina, Program Coordinator
661-654-30033 |