Labor Summer Research Program

UCLA Labor Summer Research Program 

Workers and Learners in Los Angeles County

Program Dates: Summer Session B – 3 weeks (07/11 to 07/29), Summer Session C – 3 weeks (08/01 to 08/19)

Schedule: Mondays from 10am–1:50pm

Description: Students engage in applied research focused on social, economic, and political context and experiences of workers and learners, or those who work and attend college in Los Angeles County. Examination of how working students navigate barriers and opportunities in fulfilling their career and other goals. Participants participate in UCLA Labor Center study to assess intersections and costs of working and attending school. Please note that we are accepting students on a rolling basis.

Program Information:

  • This program will be taught in-person on campus.
  • 8 units of course credit are valid for upper division credit; can also be used towards the Labor Studies or related field (first check with departmental advisor).
  • This program fulfills the Labor Studies Major Capstone Requirement.
  • Financial aid is available to qualified UCLA undergraduate students.  All other students should inquire about financial aid at their home institution.
  • This program is open to all UC and non-UC undergraduates and graduates.

Program Cost:

​For an estimate of your summer fees for academic courses, select student category and the total number of units. The Labor Summer Research Program is 8 units. To calculate the estimated tuition, please visit: http://summer.ucla.edu/fees

Priority deadline: March 31, 2022 (UCLA students applying for Summer Financial Aid)
General deadline: May 31, 2022

Submit your Application: HERE

For more information, please contact Student Affairs Officer, Gloria Chan at laborstudies@irle.ucla.edu