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

Looking for Consulting Experience? - You will get a chance to work with senior executives at Sanofi and Astrazenca etc.

This is an eight weeks long program that can be done completely remotely at your convenience!

Program Registration deadline: May 31st, 2017


The law school is looking to hire four new Faculty Support Assistants this summer!  Please apply or forward on to recent college graduates who might be interested in a great opportunity, or to those within the first few years of working in academia or in a corporate setting. 


On October 13th, 14th & 15th, 2017, the Justice Work Group at UCLA will host Beyond the Bars LA: The End of Mass Incarceration, our inaugural conference to bring together community organizations, activists, policy makers, government, students and those directly impacted by issues of incarcera


API Mobilize is piloting a legislative internship program for college students. They are especially interested in students who have a background in Asian American Studies or Ethnic Studies.


The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES) is seeking a qualified graduate student to serve as a Teaching Assistant for the Env12 course, "Sustainability and the Environment," for Summer Session A.


DResSUP is back – and, we are hoping that you will consider applying! 



The Hammer Museum would like to invite students in your department to apply for the Student Educator program. This paid opportunity is open to undergraduates and graduates in all disciplines. 

Paid Student Educator Positions at the Hammer Museum


The UCLA McNair Research Scholars Program helps first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students identify and apply to graduate school programs, conduct independent research projects, and prepare for graduate school entrance exams.