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

Get paid to learn about Asian American histories and Muslim American experiences ---Compensation rate: $100 for an approximately 2-hour interview



Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program Representative: The program rep meets with undergrads who are part of the UCLA Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, conduct workshops, coordinate outreach initiatives, and much more.  


Undergraduates Research Week Program Representative: The program rep assist with the planning and execution of Undergraduate Research Week, which showcases UCLA undergrads research and creative projects.  This week takes place May 22-26, 2017.


Interested in gaining research experience? The Middle and High School Diversity Project lab focuses on understanding the psycho-social benefits of ethnic diversity in middle and high schools.


API Equality - Northern California is an organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area, working at the intersections of LGBTQ and Asian and Pacific Islander identity.


Are you interested in doing a paid year of service?


Show your true Bruin passion while discovering a rewarding career in nonprofit fundraising, alumni relations, advocacy for UCLA.


Intership opportunities for undergrads over the summer and fall!

Summer 2017 applications will go live February 13th! Deadline to apply will be Sunday, March 5th at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.


API Equality-LA is looking for a senior community organizer!