Administrative Fellowship: How to Apply

The application for the 2024-2025 Administrative Fellowship is now open. Please apply via the UC San Diego Careers website.

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Application Requirements

The application will require the following documents:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Current and official graduate school academic transcript
  3. Two letters of recommendation, one from each of the following:
    • Academic
    • Professional
  4. Personal Statement
    • One-page, single-spaced personal statement which addresses career goals, why you are applying to UC San Diego Health, and what you hope to gain from the Administrative Fellowship program.

Please follow these guidelines when submitting the above documents on our application portal.

  • Consolidated PDF of a current resume and official Graduate School transcripts uploaded to the "Resume" section
  • Consolidated PDF of personal statement and two letters of recommendation uploaded to the "Cover Letter" section
    • Letters may be addressed to "To Whom It May Concern" or "UC San Diego Health Administrative Fellowship Selection Committee." However, there is no strict requirement.


  • Applicants must graduate with an accredited MHA, MHSA, MBA, MPH, MSN, MS or equivalent and earn their degree between July 1, 2022, and July 1, 2024.
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership, analytical, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Graduate school GPA of 3.5 or higher is preferred
  • Please note: UC San Diego is not supporting international visas for this position. We do accept international candidates who are eligible for optional practical training to apply for the Administrative Fellowship.


  • Early to mid-August: Application Opens
  • August and September: Two informational webinars will be held with current preceptors, current fellows, and fellowship alumni. 
  • Friday, September 29: Application deadline at 11:59 PM (PST). All applications completed before this deadline will be reviewed and considered
  • Early October: First-round video interviews with the Administrative Fellowship Selection Committee
  • Mid to late October: Final round of interviews. Decisions will be made and offers extended that same week.


  • 1 to 2 fellows based on merit and organizational capacity