University of California, Davis

At the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research, student research assistants learn how to analyze data and conduct background research, leading to jobs and graduate school. Biotech interns at a local startup get experience in marketing, research, clinical practice, manufacturing, finance and sales. In the process, they explore new subject areas and test different skill sets, leading to a wider range of career possibilities.

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In 1908, UC Davis has been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.

UC Davis is highly ranked in the nation and the world, according to influential university ranking publications like U.S. News & World Report (national and global), QS World University Rankings, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and The Princeton Review.

The Wall Street Journal recognized UC Davis as the sixth-best public university in the United States in its inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking (2017).