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Program Eligibility

Note: The applications for for the Fall 2017-Spring 2018 program will be available from February 1, 2017 – March 15, 2017.  Once you submit an application to HR, please forward the confirmation email to guarantee that your application is reviewed.


Eligibility             Classroom Teaching Image

Note: If you apply for the program, you are not guaranteed a paid position. A number of factors determine whether a class is available for an intern to teach, including current faculty loads, mentor interest, and scheduling issues. 

Applicants must be understanding of, sensitive to, and respectful of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including students with disabilities.

Interns in Academic Disciplines

  • Graduate students with completion of at least one-half of Master’s or Doctorate degree program at an accredited institution
  • Current registration in good standing at the college or university during the term(s) of the internship

Interns in Vocational Education

  •  Six years of related work experience and completion of half of an Associate degree OR four years of related work experience and completion of half of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Current registration and in good standing at a college during the term(s) of the internship

Interns with Degrees

  • Meet regular faculty minimum qualifications but no formal teaching experience

Matching Degrees with Disciplines:

  • If your degree in a non-traditional academic discipline that doesn’t match traditional lower-division classes offered at our colleges, please be sure to read through the Minimum Qualifications Handbook. If you believe that you would meet the Minimum Qualifications through equivalencies, please review Equivalency Application on this page:

Be sure we offer classes in your discipline!

  • Please be sure that we offer classes in your discipline. Check Peralta’s Class Schedule to see what classes are offered and when.

Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in the California Community Colleges Handbook:

If you have any questions/concerns or disability related accommodations, please contact the FDIP Coordinator:

Scott Hoshida, Coordinator
Faculty Diversity Internship Program
Office: (510) 981-2897

Please email the coordinator to set up an appointment by phone or in person.    

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