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

Quarter in Washington Information Sessions–Fall 19 Deadline: March 1st, 2019

Quarter in Washington Information Sessions Fall 2019 Applications due  MARCH 1st cappp.ucla.edu/quarter-in-washington/how-to-apply/ All sessions held in 2125 Rolfe Hall Tuesday, 1/15, 5-6 PM Thursday, 1/24, 5-6 PM Wednesday, 1/30, 5:30-6:30 PM Wednesday, 2/6, 4-5 PM Monday, 2/11, 5-6 PM Thursday, 2/14, 6-7 PM Wednesday, 2/20, 5-6 PM   Common Application Questions Q: How many students […]

APAICS Congressional Fellowship DEADLINE: February 11th, 2019

There is just 1 month left to apply for APAICS ‘Congressional Fellowship Program! Deadline: February 11, 2019. What is the Congressional Fellowship? The APAICS Congressional Fellowship Program offers full-time legislative and public policy fellowships in Washington, DC, providing exceptional graduates and young professionals with an opportunity to work on policy issues as staff members in […]

LEAP Emerge Summer Internship Program DEADLINE: Monday March 4th 2019

https://www.leap.org/leap-emerge Deadline: Monday, March 4, 2019. All application materials must be received by this date. Formerly known as Leadership In Action (LIA), LEAP Emerge: Summer Internship Programis an eight-week paid summer internship program designed to develop emerging young leaders by providing college students with practical leadership skills and the opportunity to work hands-on in the Asian and […]