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 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!


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.