Jobs & Internships

Helpful Tips

Still need to find a "match"? Feel free to look for other organizations you can work with.

When you email organizations, make sure to:

    • state your major(s) and, if applicable, your minor(s)
    • let them know you are looking for an internship for academic credit for a particular quarter (make sure to include the start and end dates!)
    • describe why you are interested in their organization for an internship
    • share what skills or knowldge that you have to contribute
    • include your resume and open schedule

Need more help? Talk to our Asian American Studies Academic Advisor: 

Department Teaching Assistantships

Applications for 2018-19 TAships with the Asian American Studies Department are due Monday, February 5, 2018, via email to the AASD Academic Advisor at

Completed AASD TA Applications include the following:

Note: In the application’s “comment section,” you may elaborate on your indicated course preferences, such as preference on being a TA for the same course during multiple quarters (if available), teaching different courses each quarter, or even desire to work with any specific instructor. You are also welcome to elaborate on these points in your cover letter.

Any follow-up questions may be directed to the Academic Advisor, Kristine Jan Espinoza, at

Other Teaching Assistantship Positions

Interested in searching for TA vacancies outside of the Asian American Studies Department? Subscribe to the TA Marketplace Google group!

UC Program Internships

UCLA Center for American Politics and Public Policy (CAPPP)
Quarter in Washington Program

UC Center Sacramento Program

Japanese American Citizens League: Now Accepting Applications for the JACL Kakehashi Program 2017-2018!



Are you interested in the arts? Do you want to be part of a community with over 46 years of history?


The UCLA Library’s Center for Oral History Research is looking to hire an interviewer to work 8 to 10 hours a week on an oral history project documenting leaders and organizations in the Central American community in Los Angeles, with a particular focus on the 1980s.


INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Communications/Development for a community nonprofit organization

Intern (10 hrs./week, from 9/2017 until 12/2017. (Full school-year internship and summer

internship also possible.)


The Fowler Museum’s Education Department has openings for undergraduate and graduate students to serve as part-time Museum Educators.

The Office of Instructional Development (OID) is hiring Raters and Questioners for the Test of Oral Proficiency for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Project HOPE is hiring for the 2017-2018 academic year and looking for Site Coordinators and a Parent Coordinator.
Project HOPE raises consciousness of higher education, and promote academic, leadership, and holistic empowerment, as well as self-s
The Medication Assistance Program (MAP) is recruiting self-driven, enthusiastic undergraduate students who speak K

POSITION: Internship or Volunteer position (unpaid, college credit, other benefits available)


The UCLA Graduate Division’s Office of Fellowships & Financial Services is now accepting applications for UCLA Peer Mentors for Graduate Extramural Fellowships.