UCLA Career Center - Handshake

Handshake is a platform that connects talented Bruins with internships, jobs and career opportunities.

Use Handshake to find workshops, events and other career development programs hosted by the UCLA Career Center.


UC Program Internships

UCLA Center for American Politics and Public Policy (CAPPP)
Quarter in Washington Program

UC Center Sacramento Program

Department Teaching Assistants

Applications for TAships with the Asian American Studies Department are due in Winter Quarter (February).

The Asian American Studies Department TA application may be found here:



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

JACL Kakehashi Program- Deadline: September 23, 2018, 11:59 PM HST

Dates: December 12-20, 2018 Deadline: September 23, 2018, 11:59 PM HST   Program Overview   Up to 92 participants will be selected to participate in this year’s JACL Kakehashi Program, coordinated by the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE), and supported by funding from the Japan Ministry of Foreign […]

U.S. Department of State Internships for Summer 2019-Deadline: September 11, 2018

U.S. Department of State Internships for Summer 2019 – Applications Now Open – First Deadline is September 11, 2018!    Before the UCLA Fall Quarter begins, the U.S. Department of State accepts summer internship applications for the following year. Early deadlines and a very brief application window often catch quarter-system students by surprise.   This […]

KYCC Communications and Development Intern- Deadline: October 15, 2018

KYCC is a multiservice community-based organization in Los Angeles’s Koreatown. Established in 1975, with a diverse staff of over 100, KYCC is the oldest and largest Korean American nonprofit organization. Position: Communications/ Development Intern (8 hrs./week, from 10/2018 until 2/2019. (Dates can vary depending on school calendar) Unit: Administrative Positions Available: One Reports To: Communications […]