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

Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs (APAPA) - San Francisco is accepting applications for its summer 2017 internship program.


City Year is a national education-focused nonprofit organization working to
end the high school dropout crisis. We are currently offering full-time positions
around the country for those interested in doing a paid, year of service.


The Robert Lee Ahn for Congress Campaign is currently accepting internship applications. We are seeking highly motivated and committed students to help make history on June 6th in California's 34th Congressional District.


The Summer Activist Training 2017 application now available!


Applications are due on Friday, April 21, 2017


LEAF is a new non-profit organization that provides incoming UCLA students from underprivileged communities with programs that bridge the leadership, education, and professional resource gap to be successful in higher learning. 


UCLA's Grad Division is seeking Graduate Student roundtable facilitators for the upcoming UCLA Career Development Conference for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars from 12:00pm - 2:00pm on Thur


The application to become a Coordinator for the 2017-2018 academic year is now open and will close on May 8, 2017!


If you're interested in Chinese American history or Asian American history and culture, then consider applying for this full-time summer internship at the Chinese American Museum in Los Angeles.


Applications are due by 4:30pm on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the AAP Peer Learning Unit office in 1214 Campbell Hall . 

Below are PDFs of information sessions and recruitment!