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

Student Affairs Information and Research Office (SAIRO)- Deadline: 5pm on Friday, Oct 12th Undergraduate Research Partnership Initiative (URPI) 2018-2019 Academic Year

SAIRO is currently recruiting students to participate in a paid internship for the 2018-19 academic year. This internship is intended to develop and strengthen students’ research, assessment, and consulting skills. Interns will be presented a project by a Student Affairs department, who will be acting as a client. Working in teams, interns will build an […]

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 […]