Julie No

Department of State
Cognitive Science

Julie No is a graduating senior at UC Berkeley majoring in Cognitive Science. She was born and raised in Orange County, Southern California. Julie’s time at UC Berkeley allowed her to cultivate a passion to alleviate socioeconomic inequality including education inequality. Her coursework and work experience have inspired her to solve these problems using innovative thinking and empathy for people. Julie has always aspired to work in the public sector and believes Washington, DC to be the best place to address these systematic issues. During her semester at UCDC, Julie will be an intern at the Department of State, in the Office of the Secretary. She looks forward to meeting passionate people as well as experiencing a snowy winter.


From previous UCDC students and co-workers I heard that there was a snowstorm for over a week in the Winter of 2016. I could not help but get excited to experience my first snowstorm and potential snow days stuck at home. To the dismay of many students, this year’s “winter” passed by, just having...
julie no in snow in DC
Being from California my entire life, moving to DC was something I eagerly looked forward to. There were many firsts I would encounter including moving to a city where I did not know anyone. Although I didn’t know what to expect, I have been pleasantly surprised everyday. The month of February has...