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

The UCLA​ HIV Counseling and Testing Coalition (HCAT) is accepting applications​!



Are you interested in government or public service?

Apply to UC Center Sacramento!


Scholarships and Fellowship Available:

  • $1500 Health Justice Scholars Award
  • $2500 UC President’s Fellowship Award



The Center for Primary Research and Training, part of UCLA Library Special Collections, is currently accepting applications for summer 2017. Working in the CFPRT is a fantastic way for students to gain hands-on experience in working with primary source materials. 


On campus during the summer? The UCLA Lewis center for Regional Policy Studies and the Institute of Transportation Studies is seeking a dynamic student assistant for the Summer of 2017. The position has the opportunity to continue through fall quarter and throughout the 2017-18 academic year.


UCLA Graduate Career Services is Hiring Graduate Consultants



The UCLA School of Law is a nationally recognized three-year graduate school where one of the world's most diverse law student populations comes together in an innovative and supportive environment.


The Development and Communications Manager will be part of a dynamic and committed team working to provide economic development opportunities to Los Angeles’ diverse low-income, ethnic minority and immigrant communities.  


Are you interested in gaining cross-cultural experience and building an international friendship network?

Apply now to be a Chan Buddy!


Program Description: Lingnan W.T.  Chan Fellows & Buddies Program