College Corps

In partnership with California Volunteers and the Office of the Governor, #CaliforniansForAll College Corps brings together college students across the states to address social needs in the community while promoting academic success, professional development, leadership development, and economic well-being.

Program Goals:

  • GOAL 1: Engage college students in meaningful service opportunities that build leadership skills and civic responsibility.
  • GOAL 2: Help students from diverse backgrounds graduate college on time and with less debt.
  • GOAL 3: Support the work of community-based organizations focused on key local priorities (e.g.K-12 Education, Food Insecurity, Climate Action).

College Corps 2024-2025 applications are NOW OPEN

Fill out the application based on the campus you will be enrolled in. 

Contact Information and Location

For more information contact the Center for Service Learning, Internships, & Civic Engagement (SLICE)

1000 E. Victoria St. VIL 500 Carson CA 90747
Why should I join College Corps?

Students who complete all fellowship requirements will receive the following benefits:

  • A $7,000 stipend (paid monthly throughout the academic year)
  • A $3,000 Education Award for school related expenses upon completion of the 450 hours of service
  • Become a part of a statewide efforts to address critical social needs in your local communities.
  • Professional and leadership opportunities
  • Student and faculty mentorship
  • Receive 3-unit credit for being enrolled to a service learning course 

Are you a Cerritos College Student interested in participating in CSUDH College Corps?

What you get:

  • Earn up to $10,000 over the academic year with the successful completion of 450 hours of service.
  • Academic credit at CSUDH upon approval of cross enrollment
  • Networking opportunities, career development, and hands-on training
  • Limited availability.

What is the role of a College Corps Fellow?

College Corps will have the opportunity to serve in one of the following three target areas:

  • K-12 Education: Partner with local school districts to provide tutoring, mentoring, and coaching services to school aged students.
  • Climate Action: Partner with local organizations to promote sustainability, landscaping, urban farming, energy conservation, environmental education/justice, etc.
  • Food Insecurity: Partner with local organizations to provide food/nutrition support and promote awareness of food insecurity across the community.  

How do I become eligible to join College Corps?

College Corps Members must be:

  • An enrolled undergraduate student to CSUDH, taking at least 12 units per semester
  • Must be in satisfactory academic standing
  • Ability to commit for an entire academic year
  • AB540/Dreamers are also encouraged to apply!
  • Be able to complete all background checks
Are you a Cerritos College student interested in participating in #CaliforniansForAll College Corps?

Do you meet the qualifications listed below?

Required qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled student at Cerritos College, taking at least 12 units per semester.
  • Must be in satisfactory academic standing.
  • Ability to commit for an entire academic year.
  • Be able to complete all background checks.
  • Must be able to complete cross enrollment. 

Program Features

- Stipend: Up to $7,000 living stipend paid in installments throughout the academic year.

- 450+ hours of service

- $3,000 Education Award upon completion of 450 service hours 

- Academic credit at CSUDH [3-unit course as cross-enrollment]

- Open to Dreamers

- Choose an area of interest K-12 Education; Climate Change; Food Insecurity

- Real world experience 

- Act fast as there are limited spots held for Cerritos College students.

- If plan to transfer to Cal State Dominguez Hill, this is a rare and unique opportunity to be part of this distinguished program.