Intern Support

Current and former Cal Teach interns have access to financial support based on the extent of participation in Cal Teach and (sometimes) documented financial need.

Most financial support is provided through reimbursement for expenses documented with original receipts. See Intern Reimbursements for details on what you need to get reimbursed.

Note:You must have a Payee Set Up Form on file with UCSC before receiving any reimbursement. Download and submit the form to Cal Teach ASAP if you have not yet done so.


During the Internship:

All Cal Teach interns will be reimbursed for the following cost and expenses:



Cost of fingerprinting will covered if interns go through Santa Cruz Livescan. If fingerprinting occurs elsewhere, contact to arrang reimbursement.

TB Test

Up to $30 at Doctors on Duty. TB testing is also fully covered at UCSC Health Center with UCSHIP insurance.

Travel expenses

for more distant schools, up to $12/trip, depending on school location.



After Successful Completion:

Reimbursement Type


Eligibility How to request?

CBEST Exam fee


Must complete CaT1

Submit registration ticket and scores

CSET Exam fees



Must complete CaT2

Submit registration ticket and scores

Internship scholarship:
for CaT1, CaT2, and CaT3

(This scholarship is distributed through Financial Aid and can replace some portion of a loan or work study allocation.)


Must successfully complete internship and seminar and be a STEM major

(CaT1: Only with established Financial Need)


Cal Teach will

contact you