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

Thanks to generous CHSSC members, CHSSC is proud to continue developing its internship program with two $1000 summer internships to undergraduates with an interest in Chinese American history, Asian American Studies, Asian American community work, and/or archival studies.


Pacific Ties is an online newsmagazine that aims to represent the voice of the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American community here at UCLA.


Paid summer job opportunities for college students are now available through the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program.


AAJA-LA is sponsoring a summer internship at KCRW 89.9FM in Santa Monica. 


ASK Peer Counselors provide an extension of the College Academic Counseling services.  ASK Peer Counselors answer questions about academic and general education requirements, deadlines, petitions, degree audit report clarification and interpretation, and more.



The Asian Pacific Islander Capitol Association (APICA) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization comprised of legislative staffers, lobbyists and advocates, as well as other API professionals in the Capitol community in Sacramento. 


Are you interested in a paid part-time graduate student position? 


The UCLA Undergraduate Research Center for Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences is seeking Graduate Research Mentors this summer.