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UCLA LGBTQ Campus Resource Center

Application Information

The CRC is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

The following positions are currently filled, but the applications and position descriptions can be found below for those who are interested. Please check back for future updates.

  • Graduate Intern
  • Graphic Design Intern
  • Office Operations Intern
  • Programming Assistant Intern
  • Queer and Trans Black, Indigenous People of Color (QTBIPOC) Program Assistant Intern

Undergraduate Intern Positions

Position descriptions can be found below, as well as on each application form. All internship openings are advertised via the Bruin Pride newsletter and our Facebook. Please contact Minnie Esquivel Gopar (mgopar@lgbtq.ucla.edu) if you have further questions.

Assessment and Engagement Intern

The deadline to apply is Monday, January 16, 2023.

The Assessment and Engagement Internswork collaboratively with the Assistant Director on assessment, evaluation, and strategic planning. This intern will also work with the Student Affairs Information and Research Office (SAIRO) to enhance and support assessment efforts.

Principally, the A&E intern will assist in conducting research on the next iteration of the QTBIPOC Student Experiences Project. The ideal candidate for this position is a self-starter with a positive attitude who brings a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, meet deadlines, and conduct qualitative research. The intern will work with a student-led team to complete: data collection, transcription, coding, analysis, and preparation of a report.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively to plan and carry out qualitative research.
  • Attend weekly in-person staff meetings and project meetings.
  • Conduct literature reviews.
  • Collect, interpret, code and analyze data.
  • Prepare research-related materials and acquire UCLA IRB training and access.
  • Prepare interview questions.
  • Recruit research participants.
  • Conduct interviews, focus groups, and gather qualitative data.
  • Maintain accurate records and safeguard the confidentiality of participants.
  • Manage and respond to project-related communications across multiple platforms: Asana, Slack, and Box.
  • Prepare, maintain, and update relevant research files.
  • Summarize project results.
  • Prepare progress reports.
  • Prepare related articles, reports, and presentations.
  • Conduct tasks related to assessment and evaluation.
  • Perform support tasks such as supporting events, creating educational displays, developing and distributing materials.
  • Occasionally manage the front desk, greet visitors, and support operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Position Requirements:

  • Enrolled undergraduate student at UCLA.
  • Availability to work 10 hours per week, primarily during the CRC business hours (though occasional evening and weekend responsibilities may be required for data collection).
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out qualitative research.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and problem solve.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, nonbinary, queer, asexual and aromantic community (including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, people of color, immigration status, and varying socioeconomic backgrounds).
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • A commitment to integrity, responsibility, and leadership.
  • The ability to accept and apply constructive feedback.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Experience assisting or leading research.
  • Experience with qualitative data management software, such as NVivo.
  • Knowledge of intersectionality, gender studies, and racial and ethnic studies.
  • Previous experience working with underrepresented populations.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Appointment: Winter and Spring quarter 2023 (January- June 2023) with the possibility of renewal for the 2023-2024 academic school year.
  • Hourly Pay: $16.25 per hour.
  • 10 hours per week.

Contact Information:
If you are interested in the position or have questions, please send a CV to Dr. Sonita Moss, Assistant Director: smoss@lgbtq.ucla.edu

Graphic Design Intern

Please note: this position is anticipated to be working in hybrid model at the UCLA LGBTQ Campus Resource Center in the Student Activities Center.

The deadline to apply is N/A.

Job Description:

The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for the design and creation of all advertisements and publications for the LGBTQ CRC. As such, this position plays an important role in the branding and overall image of the LGBTQ CRC.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create online publications such as website brochures, online banners and announcements formatted for social media (iphone, MacOS, Windows)
  • Work closely with the Programming and Outreach team to enhance and deliver messages from the LGBTQ CRC and its staff to various constituencies in appealing and efficient manner
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend one-on-one meetings with direct supervisor
  • Attend signature programs and events if schedule allows including Queerantine Connections, Welcome Back Resource Share/Fair, QT Winter Welcome, Take A Drag and Lavender Graduation
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender people in the campus community (including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, Communities of Color, immigration status, and varying socioeconomic backgrounds)
  • Must have knowledge and proficiency using design software including Adobe Photoshop, In-Design, Illustrator and Acrobat
  • Must have at least some experiences creating print and web graphics, flyers and other promotional materials
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and currently enrolled in at least 4 units
  • Must be able to work quickly and be comfortable working with deadlines
  • Must have excellent communication skills

All applications must include a portfolio (prints in pdf format or online website)

After submitting your application, you must email your resume and a portfolio (prints in pdf format or online website) to be considered.

If you have any questions, email us at lgbt@lgbtq.ucla.edu.

Hourly Pay: $15.25

10 hours/week

The Outreach Intern appointment runs from April 2021–June 2021, excluding academic holidays. The Outreach Intern must be available to work 5 hours per week, primarily during LGBTQ Center business hours (though occasional evening and weekend responsibilities may be required).

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The University of California prohibits discrimination against or harassment of any person employed by or seeking employment with the University on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services (as defined by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994).

Office Operations Intern

Please note: this position is anticipated to be working in hybrid model at the UCLA LGBTQ Campus Resource Center in the Student Activities Center.

The deadline to apply is N/A.

The Office Operations Intern serves as a representative of the LGBTQ CRC, provides administrative support, and facilitates effective connections for community members to appropriate resources and services. The Office Operations Intern is also responsible for tasks that maintain the daily functioning of the Center. In addition to clerical duties, the Office Operations Intern assists in training, motivating and guiding the LGBTQ Resource Ambassador volunteers. They serve as a model for the development of good work habits such as punctuality, dependability, cooperation, honesty and efficiency. The Office Operations Intern reports directly to the Administrative Coordinator.

Job Duties:

  • Assist the Administrative Coordinator with inventory and organizing office purchases (when on-site).
  • Assist in quarterly training and scheduling LGBTQ CRC Ambassadors.
  • Assist the Operations Coordinator with the supervision of LGBTQ CRC Ambassadors.
  • Maintain inventory and organization of resources and office supplies.
  • Perform administrative duties including answering phones and checking email.
  • Greet visitors, give tours, answer visitors’ questions, and refer them to appropriate resources (when on-site).
  • Represent the LGBTCRC at tabling events/resource fairs (digitally and when on site).
  • Staff the front desk when necessary (when on-site).
  • Attend signature programs and events if schedule allows including Queerantine Connections, Welcome Back Resource Share/Fair, QT Winter Welcome, Take A Drag and Lavender Graduation.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender people in the campus community (including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, Communities of Color, immigration status, and varying socioeconomic backgrounds).
  • Must be detail-oriented and organized
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Word and Excel
  • Must be a current student at UCLA and be enrolled in at least 1 course.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Ability to follow instructions and accepts and applies constructive criticism with a positive attitude to improve performance
  • Must be in good academic standing for the term prior to selection and during entire period of employment

Hourly Pay: $15.00 10 hours/week

The Outreach Intern appointment runs from April 2021–June 2021, excluding academic holidays. The Outreach Intern must be available to work 5 hours per week, primarily during LGBTQ Center business hours (though occasional evening and weekend responsibilities may be required).

After submitting your application, you must email your resume by to be considered.

If you have any questions, email us at lgbt@lgbtq.ucla.edu

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The University of California prohibits discrimination against or harassment of any person employed by or seeking employment with the University on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services (as defined by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994).

Outreach Intern

Please note: this position will work at least 8 hours/week in person on campus at UCLA with the possibility of working up to 2 hours/week remotely, dependent on Center needs.

The deadline to apply is Monday, January 16, 2023 at 6pm PT.

Outreach Intern

The Outreach Intern is responsible for connecting the larger UCLA community to the LGBTQ Campus Resource Center. Responsibilities include scheduling tabling opportunities for the Center across various parts of campus, developing education and outreach materials, ensuring accessibility of materials, and coordinating a team of student outreach volunteers. The Outreach Intern reports to the Administrative Coordinator.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Organize and implement tabling, presenting, and other outreach opportunities in different areas across UCLA’s campus;
  • Present on LGBTQ CRC resources and services to student panels and events, such as Bruin Day/Bruin Bound;
  • Coordinate a group of graduate and undergraduate students volunteering their time for the Outreach Committee;
  • Communicate with and recruit community partners to LGBTQ Center events throughout the year;
  • Represent LGBTQ Center at community partners’ events and programs to provide information about the Center and resources;
  • Conduct virtual Instagram Lives sharing resources and highlighting identities;
  • Organize student panels with volunteers to share LGBTQ student experiences;
  • Synthesize and develop outreach materials and presentations including informational handouts for specific identity communities and specific communities across campus (i.e. LGBTQ South Campus students, QTBIPOC Students, QT Transfer Students, etc.);
  • Complete, submit, and maintain files of paperwork associated with outreach planning, implementation, and evaluation in a timely manner;
  • Market LGBTQ Center events across campus;
  • Manage and respond to work-related information across multiple platforms: Asana, Slack, and Box;
  • Attend weekly in-person all staff meetings and weekly meetings with supervisor;
  • Perform support tasks such as creating educational displays, supporting programs, developing materials, and occasionally managing the front desk;
  • Provide support for LGBTQ Center’s signature programs and events, including Cookies and Queers, Welcome Back Resource Share/Fair, QT Winter Welcome, and Lavender Graduation; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender people in the campus community (including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, Communities of Color, immigration status, and varying socioeconomic backgrounds)
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to generate and implement projects
  • Ability to take initiative and be self-sufficient in the position
  • Ability to follow instructions and accept/apply recommendations surrounding job responsibilities with a positive attitude to improve performance;
  • Must be a current student at UCLA and be enrolled in at least 1 course.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Must be in good academic standing for the term prior to selection and during entire period of employment

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Previous experience interning or volunteering with the LGBTQ Center
  • Work-study

Hourly Pay: $16.25
10 hours/week

The Outreach Intern appointment runs from February 2023–June 2024, excluding academic holidays. The Outreach Intern must be available to work 10 hours per week, primarily during LGBTQ Center business hours (though occasional evening and weekend responsibilities may be required).

After submitting your application, you must email your resume by January 16, 2023 @ 6:00PM to Minnie Esquivel Gopar (mgopar@lgbtq.ucla.edu) to be considered.

If you have any questions, email us at lgbt@lgbtq.ucla.edu

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The University of California prohibits discrimination against or harassment of any person employed by or seeking employment with the University on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services (as defined by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994).

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Programming Assistant Intern

Please note: this position is anticipated to be working in hybrid model at the UCLA LGBTQ Campus Resource Center in the Student Activities Center.

The deadline to apply is Friday, May 20th @ 5pm PT.

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Programming Assistant Interns are responsible for assisting with LGBTQ CRC programs and events. Responsibilities can include support with processing paperwork, independently coordinating events to co-presenting with the Program Coordinator.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Program Coordinator with conceptualizing and implementing events (at least 3/quarter)
  • Independently execute at least 1 educational workshop
  • Independently execute 1 large-scale program (50+ people)
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend one on one meetings with direct supervisor
  • Assist in developing funding proposals
  • Assist in various administrative duties
  • Attend signature programs and events if schedule allows including Queerantine Connections, Welcome Back Resource Share/Fair, QT Winter Welcome, Take A Drag and Lavender Graduation and support smaller scale programs as need arises
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with issues impacting the LGBTQ community and specifically as it pertains to racial and social justice
  • Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender people in the campus community (including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, Communities of Color, immigration status, and varying socioeconomic backgrounds)
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to conceptualize and implement projects
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and collaboratively
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and be currently enrolled student in at least 4 units
  • Must be in good academic standing for the term prior to selection and during entire period of employment
  • Ability to follow through with tasks
  • Ability to receive constructive feedback with a positive attitude to improve performance

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Prior event planning experience
  • Prior group facilitation experience
  • Work-study

Hourly Pay: $16.04

10 hours/week

This Intern appointment runs from May 2022–June 2023, excluding academic holidays. The Intern must be available to work 10 hours per week, primarily during LGBTQ Center business hours (though occasional evening and weekend responsibilities may be required).

After submitting your application, you must email your resume by Friday, May 20th @5pm PT to Jaime Estepa (jestepa@lgbtq.ucla.edu) to be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Program Coordinator of the UCLA LGBTQ CRC, Jaime Estepa: jestepa@lgbtq.ucla.edu.

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The University of California prohibits discrimination against or harassment of any person employed by or seeking employment with the University on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services (as defined by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994).

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QTBIPOC Program Assistant Intern

Please note: this position is anticipated to be working in hybrid model at the UCLA LGBTQ Campus Resource Center in the Student Activities Center.

The deadline to apply is Friday, May 20th @ 5pm PT.

Queer and Trans Black, Indigenous People of Color (QTBIPOC) Program Assistant Intern

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Queer and Trans Black, Indigenous People of Color (QTBIPOC) Program Assistant Intern is responsible for assisting with the development, implementation, outreach, co-facilitation, and assessment of the QTBIPOC discussion space. Responsibilities can range from independently coordinating dialogue programs to co-facilitating with other graduate/undergraduate students and/or other professional staff/faculty members.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Program Coordinator with conceptualizing, implementing, and assessing the QTBIPOC dialogue weekly series
  • Independently or co-facilitate at least eight to nine QTBIPOC dialogue program sessions/quarter, including meeting out of the Black Bruin Resource Center every other week beginning in the fall of 2021
  • Coordinate with the LGBTQ CRC professional and student staff to develop and implement a communications strategy to raise awareness and encourage participation and engagement in the QTBIPOC dialogue series
  • Outreach specifically to Black, Indigenous and People of Color organizations to strengthen cross campus connections
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend one on one meetings with direct supervisor
  • Assist in developing funding proposals
  • Assist in various administrative duties
  • Attend signature programs and events if schedule allows including Queerantine Connections, Welcome Back Resource Share/Fair, QT Winter Welcome, Take A Drag and Lavender Graduation

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with issues impacting the LGBTQ community, particularly as it relates to racial and social justice. For example, QTBIPoC wellness and mental health topics
  • Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender people in the campus community (including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, Communities of Color, immigration status, and varying socioeconomic backgrounds)
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to conceptualize and implement projects
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and currently enrolled in at least 4 units
  • Must be in good academic standing for the term prior to selection and during entire period of employment
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Open to constructive feedback to improve performance

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Prior event planning experience
  • Prior group facilitation experience
  • Previous experience interning or volunteering with the LGBTQ Center
  • Work-study

Hourly Pay: $16.04

10 hours/week

This Intern appointment runs from May 2022–June 2023, excluding academic holidays. The Intern must be available to work 10 hours per week, primarily during LGBTQ Center business hours (though occasional evening and weekend responsibilities may be required).

After submitting your application, you must email your resume by Friday, May 20th @5pm PT to Jaime Estepa (jestepa@lgbtq.ucla.edu) to be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Program Coordinator of the UCLA LGBTQ CRC, Jaime Estepa: jestepa@lgbtq.ucla.edu.

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The University of California prohibits discrimination against or harassment of any person employed by or seeking employment with the University on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services (as defined by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994).

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Social Media, Web, and Marketing Intern

The deadline to apply is n/a.

Social Media, Web & Marketing Intern

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Social Media, Web & Marketing Intern is responsible for using the Center's website and social media accounts to advertise the Center's events/programs, post educational materials and resources, and monitoring all digital communications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Promote the Center's events and programs through email, website, social media and print flyers when applicable
  • Keep the Center’s website up to date with current campus resources, educational materials, and large-scale events
  • Create content for the Center’s social media platforms including designing flyers for CRC events, CRC public statements, and other relevant promotions.
  • Work collaboratively with Graphic Design intern to maintain the Center’s graphic design guidelines and branding.
  • Monitor the Center's email and social media communications
  • Conduct annual social media analytics
  • Create the weekly LGBTQ CRC Bruin Pride newsletter
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend weekly check in meeting with direct supervisor
  • Assist in various administrative duties
  • Attend signature programs and events if schedule allows including Queerantine Connections, Welcome Back Resource Share/Fair, QT Winter Welcome, Take A Drag and Lavender Graduation
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender people in the campus community (including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, Communities of Color, immigration status, and varying socioeconomic backgrounds)
  • Proficiency using Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Proficiency using Canva to create print and web graphics, flyers, and other promotional materials
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to conceptualize and implement projects
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and currently enrolled in at least 4 units
  • Must be in good academic standing for the term prior to selection and during entire period of employment
  • Ability to follow instructions and accepts and applies constructive criticism with a positive attitude to improve performance

Hourly Pay: $15.00

10 hours/week

The Intern must be available to work 5-10 hours per week, primarily during LGBTQ Center business hours (though occasional evening and weekend responsibilities may be required).

After submitting your application, you must email your resume by to be considered.

If you have any questions, email us at lgbt@lgbtq.ucla.edu

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The University of California prohibits discrimination against or harassment of any person employed by or seeking employment with the University on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services (as defined by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994).

Graduate Intern Positions

All internship position descriptions can be found below. All internship openings are advertised via the Bruin Pride newsletter and our Facebook.

Please note that per university policy, UC students may not be employed for more than 50 percent of the full time during an academic quarter, in any single or combination of University titles, academic and/or staff, including University Extension unless authorized by the Dean of the student’s school or College. Percentages are figured on the basis of 100 percent = 40 hours per week. If combined job appointments exceed 50% time, graduate students must receive required authorization prior to any offer or start of employment.

Graduate Intern

Please note: this position is anticipated to be working in hybrid model at the UCLA LGBTQ Campus Resource Center in the Student Activities Center.

The deadline to apply is Monday, August 22nd 2022 at 5PM PT.

The Graduate Intern is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing programs targeting the intersectional identities of LGBTQ students across campus, with special focus being given to developing programs for graduate students, including the weekly We Write the Rainbow graduate student space, and supporting the implementation of programmatic initiatives of the QTBIPOC student needs assessment. At the core of all of the LGBTQ Campus Resource Center’s work is a social and racial justice framework that promotes student development and cultural humility for the lived experiences of others.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with staff, campus partners, and student organizations to implement, develop, plan, promote and execute graduate specific programs or workshops
  • Develop, plan, promote and execute three graduate specific workshop series (one per quarter). Including these topics but not limited to Title IX Resources for Graduate Students, LGBTQ+ Inclusive Pedagogies in the Classroom and etc.
  • Facilitate one Grad Happy Hour and two Grads and Grinds during Fall, Winter and Spring Quarter
  • Attend one-hour weekly staff meeting typically on Mondays from 4-5pm PT, Week 1- Week 10 (excluding university holidays)
  • Attend a weekly meeting regularly with the Assistant Director for project updates and ongoing support
  • Perform support tasks such as serving on committees, panels, creating educational displays, developing and distributing materials, and occasionally managing the front desk
  • Complete, submit and maintain files of paperwork associated with program planning, implementation, and evaluation in a timely manner
  • Participate or support in key Center programs including Cookies & Queers, Welcome Back QTs, Lavender Graduation and etc.
  • Develop and lead a workshop for the annual LGBTQ Student Leadership Retreat, when applicable

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, intersex, asexual, and aromantic people in an intersectional and global context (including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, Communities of Color, immigration status, and varying socioeconomic backgrounds)
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion that centers social and racial justice and intersectionality
  • Ability to work and carry out projects without everyday direct supervision
  • Ability to follow instructions and accept/apply constructive feedback with a positive attitude to improve performance
  • Must be a currently enrolled graduate student at UCLA
  • Must be in good academic standing for the term prior to selection and during entire period of employment

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in LGBTQ or cultural center spaces
  • Previous experience working with underrepresented populations
  • Facilitation and/or event planning experience
  • Work-Study funding preferred

Compensation & Benefits:

The Graduate Intern appointment runs from August or September 2022 – June 2023 excluding academic holidays. *The Graduate Intern must be available to work 10 hours per week, with the option of working 2 hours remote, primarily during LGBTQ CRC business hours (though occasional evening and weekend responsibilities may be required).

The internship pays $17 per hour.

If you have any questions, please contact Program Coordinator of the LGBTQ CRC, Jaime Estepa: jestepa@lgbtq.ucla.edu.

Graduate Student Research Lead Intern

The deadline to apply is Monday, January 16, 2023.

As a member of the Assessment and Engagement team, the Graduate Student Research Lead intern will lead the coordination of the next iteration of the QTBIPOC Student Experiences Project. The ideal candidate for this position is a self-starter with a positive attitude who brings a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, meet deadlines, and conduct research. With the support of the Assistant Director, the GSRL will oversee data collection, transcription, coding, analysis, and preparation of a report with a team of undergraduate interns. This is a fantastic opportunity for students seeking leadership experience in community-based research.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the coordination of the QTBIPOC Student Experiences Project.
  • Prepare research-related materials and acquire UCLA IRB training and access.
  • Support undergraduate A&E interns working on the project.
  • Complete, submit and maintain files of paperwork associated with program planning, implementation, and evaluation in a timely manner.
  • Collect, interpret, code and analyze data.
  • Conduct literature reviews.
  • Prepare interview questions.
  • Recruit research participants.
  • Conduct interviews, focus groups, and gather qualitative data.
  • Prepare progress reports.
  • Maintain accurate records and safeguard the confidentiality of participants.
  • Provide ready access to all data for the supervisor.
  • Request equipment or supplies necessary for the project.
  • Manage and respond to project-related information across multiple platforms: Asana, Slack, and Box.
  • Prepare, maintain, and update relevant research files.
  • Summarize project results.
  • Prepare related articles, reports, and presentations.
  • Monitor the project budget.
  • Attend weekly in-person staff meetings and lead project meetings.
  • Conduct other research related to assessment and evaluation.
  • Perform support tasks such as creating educational displays, supporting programs, developing materials, and occasionally managing the front desk.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Position Requirements:

  • Enrolled graduate student at UCLA (any program is eligible).
  • Availability to work 10 hours per week, primarily during the CRC business hours (though occasional evening and weekend responsibilities may be required for data collection).
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out qualitative research.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and problem solve.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, nonbinary, queer, asexual and aromantic community (including but not limited to Black, Indigenous, people of color, immigration status, and varying socioeconomic backgrounds).
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • A commitment to integrity, responsibility, leadership.
  • The ability to accept and apply constructive feedback.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment in a research-oriented graduate program.
  • Current CITI IRB Human Subjects Research training certification.
  • Experience with qualitative data management software, such as NVivo or AtlasTi.
  • Knowledge of intersectionality theory, gender studies, and racial and ethnic studies.
  • Previous experience working with underrepresented populations.
  • One year experience working on qualitative IRB-approved research projects.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Appointment: Winter and Spring quarter 2023 (January- June 2023) with the possibility of renewal for the 2023-2024 academic school year.
  • Hourly Pay: $17 per hour.
  • 10 hours per week.
  • *Per university policy, UC students may not be employed for more than 50% FTE, during an academic quarter, in any single or combination of University titles, academic and/or staff, including University Extension unless authorized by the Dean of the student’s school or College. If multiple job appointments exceed 20 hours per week, graduate students must receive required authorization prior to any offer or start of employment.*

Contact Information:

If you are interested in the position or have questions, please send a CV and cover letter to Dr. Sonita Moss, Assistant Director: smoss@lgbtq.ucla.edu

Application Information:

Please submit a resume/CV and a brief cover letter sharing your motivation and qualifications for this position. Attach your documents as PDF files.

Rae Lee Siporin Library Intern

The Library Intern is responsible for maintaining the Rae Lee Siporin Library, with the largest collection of LGBTQ materials in a university library in the country.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist visitors with finding library resources and maintaining the collection (checking in and out materials)
  • Engage in electronic data entry
  • Catalog books and other resources
  • Archive publications
  • Create themed book-displays to highlight different books in the library's collection
  • Curate wish-list to keep the Rae Lee Siporin Library collection up to date
  • Other tasks as needed for maintaining and upgrading the Rae Lee Siporin Library

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Competencies in library science
  • Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion that centers social justice and intersectionality
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Ability to work and carry out projects without everyday direct supervision
  • Ability to input data with accuracy
  • Ability to follow instructions and accept/apply constructive feedback with a positive attitude to improve performance
  • Must be a currently enrolled graduate student at UCLA
  • Must be in good academic standing for the term prior to selection and during entire period of employment

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Graduate student in the Library & Information Science program

Hourly Pay: $17/hr

5 hours/week