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

Application Open for 2019 Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) JSI Program-DEADLINE: Thursday, November 1 2018

Students, Advisers, and Student Programs: We are recruiting applicants for the 2019 Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute Program!  If you know of outstanding undergraduate college juniors nationwide who are interested in pursuing graduate school in public policy, international affairs and law, and are committed to issues affecting underrepresented communities, please forward them the application information below.  The deadline is November 1, 2018.   To apply, visit:  Getting Started: https://www.ppiaprogram.org/ppia/what-we-do/junior-summer-institutes/how-to-apply/   Direct Application Link: https://jsiawards.ppiaprogram.org/   […]

2019-2020 Archival Research for Documentary Film

INTERNSHIP/INDEPENDENT STUDY 2018-19: ARCHIVAL RESEARCH FOR DOCUMENTARY FILM   ASIA AM 195 (undergraduate internship) ASIA AM 596 (graduate independent study)   Learn about the archival process of documentary filmmaking through hands-on research for a television series on Asian American history in an independent study with Professor Renee Tajima-Peña.   Students will work with the professional […]