Jobs and Internships

2017-2018 Labor Studies faculty and staff.

The UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment offers opportunities for people who are passionate about advancing social justice initiatives that address the most critical issues facing working communities today.

UCLA Labor Studies Internship

Community and Campus Opportunities

  • 2020-2021 Labor Studies Academic Year Teaching Apprenticeships
    • The Labor Studies Interdepartmental Program welcomes all interested and qualified UCLA graduate students to apply to our Teaching Apprenticeships.

      Employment Title: Teaching Assistants, Associates, or Fellows (depending on prior experience)

      Appointment Percentage: 50% time per quarter (must be available 20 hours/week)

      Employment Dates: Fall 2020, Winter 2021, and/or Spring 2021

      Number of positions available: various

      For a description of duties, additional information, and a link to the application please find our post on the TA Marketplace

      Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. Applications submitted before July 15th will be prioritized. 

  • Rev. James M. Lawson, Jr. Teaching Fellowship
    • The Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. Teaching Fellowships support UCLA graduate students whose research and teaching practice foster critical understanding of Black workers in the United States, racial capitalism, social movements for racial, gender and LGBTQIA equity, the theory and practice of nonviolence in social movements, and related issues.

      Lawson Fellows receive a 50% FTE teaching fellowship appointment for three quarters during the 2020-21 academic year. Fellows will design and teach a lower division undergraduate seminar (Labor Studies 97) with support from faculty and researchers affiliated with the Labor Studies IDP, the Labor Center, and the Institute for Research on Labor & Employment.

      Fellows will teach Labor Studies 97 during two quarters, and serve as a GSI in one other Labor Studies course.

      For additional information, and a link to the application, please find our post on the TA Marketplace

      Submit application by July 6th for full consideration.

Past Opportunities

UCLA Labor Studies Internship

Community and Campus Opportunities

UCLA IRLE-Labor Center Internships

UCLA IRLE-LOSH Internships


UCLA IRLE Work-Study Openings

BEST Program