Student Opportunities

The Center for Jewish Studies creates opportunities for student learning by supporting a range of Jewish Studies courses and by hosting speakers and events throughout the year. The CJS also offers internship opportunities that provide pathways for participating in the broader Jewish world or conducting meaningful research.

Students can further their engagement with Jewish studies by majoring or minoring in Jewish Studies. UCSC is one of the very few campuses in California where undergraduates have this opportunity! The Jewish Studies academic program is administered by the UCSC History Department in the Humanities Division. Their website is

Why Jewish Studies?