Labor Summer Research Program

Application Period for LSRP 2023 is CLOSED

UCLA Labor Summer Research Program 

Workers and Learners in Los Angeles County

Program Dates: Summer Session B – 3 weeks (07/17 to 08/04), Summer Session C – 3 weeks (08/07 to 08/25)

Schedule: Mondays from 10am–1:50pm, plus two Wednesday classes in Weeks 1 and 6

Description: Students engage in applied research focused on social, economic, and the political context of workers and learners, or students who attend college in Los Angeles County and also work at the same time. The research will explore how working students navigate barriers and opportunities in fulfilling their academic, career, and life goals. Students will be trained on research design, surveys and interview fielding, data analysis, presenting research to audiences, and writing of findings.

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:

Priority deadline: March 31, 2023 (UCLA students applying for Summer Financial Aid)

Submit your Application: Application now closed.

For more information, please contact Student Affairs Officer, Gloria Chan at