Internships

UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center

Undergraduate Intern Positions

All internship position descriptions can be found below. All positions are currently filled. Please check back for future openings; all internship openings are advertised via the Bruin Pride newsletter and our Facebook.

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • • Create publications such as brochures and pamphlets
  • • Work to enhance and deliver messages from the LGBTCRC and its staff to various constituencies in appealing and efficient manner
  • • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • • Other duties as assigned

  • Job Qualifications:

  • • Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the campus community
  • • Must have knowledge of and proficiency using design software including Adobe Photoshop, In-Design, Illustrator, and Acrobat
  • • Must have at least some experience creating print and web graphics, flyers, and other promotional materials
  • • Must be able to work quickly and be comfortable working with deadlines
  • • Must have good communication skills
  • • Application must include a portfolio (print or online)

Hourly Pay: $15.25

10 hrs/week

The Office Operations Intern serves as a representative of the LGBTCRC, 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 LGBT 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 Operations Coordinator.


Job Responsibilities:

  • • Assist Operations Coordinator with inventory and organizing office purchases
  • • Assist in quarterly training and scheduling volunteers
  • • Assist the Operations Coordinator with the supervision of volunteers
  • • Maintain inventory and organization of resources and office supplies
  • • Perform administrative assistant duties including answering phones and checking email
  • • Greet visitors, give tours, answer visitors’ questions, and refer them to appropriate resources
  • • Represent the LGBTCRC at tabling events/resource fairs
  • • Staff the front desk when necessary
  • • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • • A desire to increase knowledge, sensitivity and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the campus community
  • • At least one quarter of experience as a Front Desk Volunteer
  • • Must be detail-oriented and organized
  • • Familiarity with Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Word and Excel
  • • Must be a currently enrolled student at UCLA for at least 6 academic credits
  • • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • • Ability to follow instructions and accepts and applies constructive criticism with a positive attitude to improve performance

Hourly Pay: $14.25

10 hours/week

The Outreach Intern is responsible for connecting the larger UCLA community to the LGBT 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 Operations Coordinator.


Job Responsibilities:

  • • Organize and implement weekly tabling opportunities in different areas across UCLA’s campus
  • • Coordinate a group of student outreach volunteers
  • • Complete, submit, and maintain files of paperwork associated with outreach planning, implementation, and evaluation in a timely manner
  • • Synthesize and develop outreach materials including informational handouts for specific identity communities and specific communities across campus (i.e. LGBTQ South Campus students)
  • • Ensure accessibility of LGBT Center materials
  • • Communicate with and recruit community partners to LGBT Center events throughout the year
  • • Market LGBT Center events across campus
  • • Attend weekly staff meetings and meet once a week with the Operations Coordinator
  • • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • • Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people in the campus community
  • • 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 constructive criticism with a positive attitude to improve performance
  • • Must be a currently enrolled student at UCLA for at least 6 academic credits.
  • • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • • 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 LGBT Center
  • • Work-study

Hourly Pay: $14.25

5 hours/week

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Programming Assistant Interns are responsible for assisting with LGBTCRC programs and events. Responsibilities can range from 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
  • • Assist in developing funding proposals
  • • Assist in various administrative duties
  • • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • • Familiarity with issues impacting the LGBTQ community
  • • 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 be a currently enrolled student at UCLA for at least 6 academic credits.
  • • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • • 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

Preferred Job Qualifications:

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

Hourly Pay: $14.25

10 hours/week

Reporting to the Director, 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 Director with conceptualizing, implementing, and assessing the QTBIPOC dialogue series (at least 4 times/quarter)
  • • Independently or co-facilitate at least 4 QTBIPOC dialogue program sessions/quarter
  • • Coordinate with the LGBT 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
  • • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • • Assist in developing funding proposals
  • • Assist in various administrative duties
  • • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • • Familiarity with issues impacting the LGBTQ community, particularly as it relates to racial and social justice
  • • 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 be a currently enrolled student at UCLA for at least 6 academic credits.
  • • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • • 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

Preferred Job Qualifications:

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

Hourly Pay: $14.25

5-10 hours/week

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.

Responsibilities:

  • • Promote the Center's events and programs through email, website, social media, and print flyers
  • • Search for, generate, and post educational materials and resources on the Center's website and social media accounts
  • • Monitor the Center's email and social media communications
  • • Conduct quarterly social media analytics
  • • Create an annual LGBTCRC newsletter
  • • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • • Assist in various administrative duties
  • • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • • Familiarity with issues impacting the LGBTQ community
  • • Proficiency using Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • • 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 be a currently enrolled student at UCLA for at least 6 academic credits.
  • • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • • 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

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • • Work-study

Hourly Pay: $14.25

10 hrs/week

The Assessment and Engagement Intern supports the LGBT Campus Resource Center’s assessment efforts by working with the Assistant Director to develop, manage, and conduct program assessments, population-based needs assessments, and campus climate assessments. The work of the Assessment and Engagement Intern helps to inform the LGBT Campus Resource Center’s annual strategic planning. This intern will also work with SAIRO to enhance assessment skills and other student interns to support an effective assessment culture in the LGBT Center. At the core of all of the LGBT Campus Resource Center’s work is a social justice framework that promotes student development and cultural humility for the lived experiences of others. This position is supervised by the Assistant Director of the LGBT Campus Resource Center.

Job Responsibilities:

  • • Assist the Assistant Director with developing and conducting assessment
  • • Manage collected data including manual data entry of paper assessments into Baseline
  • • Research institutional data on LGBTQ student experiences
  • • Generate summary of finding or other reports for completed assessment projects
  • • Attend weekly student staff meetings
  • • Staff the front desk when necessary
  • • Other duties as assigned

  • Job Qualifications:

  • • A desire to increase knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the campus community
  • • Detail-oriented and organized
  • • Familiarity with Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Word and Excel
  • • Must be a currently enrolled student at UCLA for at least 6 academic credits
  • • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • • Ability to follow instructions and accepts and applies constructive criticism with a positive attitude to improve performance

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • • Demonstrated research or assessment experience

Compensation and Benefits:

The Assessment and Engagement Intern appointment runs from October – June, excluding academic holidays. The Assessment and Engagement Intern must be available to work 8-10 hours per week, primarily during LGBT Center business hours (though occasional evening and weekend responsibilities may be required). The internship pays $13.25 per hour.

Job Responsibilities:

  • • Assist the Assistant Director and Assessment and Engagement Intern with with developing and conducting assessment; assessment participant recruitment; coding and analyzing data and developing a summary of findings or other reports for completed assessment projects; and co-facilitating focus groups with LGBTQIA+ students of color.
  • • Manage collected data including manual data entry of paper assessments into Baseline
  • • Research institutional data on LGBTQ student experiences
  • • Attend weekly student staff meetings
  • • Staff the front desk when necessary
  • • Other duties as assigned

  • Job Qualifications:

  • • A desire to increase knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the campus community
  • • Detail-oriented and organized
  • • Familiarity with Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Word and Excel
  • • Must be a currently enrolled student at UCLA for at least 6 academic credits
  • • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • • Ability to follow instructions and accepts and applies constructive criticism with a positive attitude to improve performance

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • • Demonstrated research or assessment experience

Compensation and Benefits

The Administrative Assessment Intern appointment runs from February – June 2020, excluding academic holidays. The Administrative Assessment Intern must be available to work 8-10 hours per week, primarily during LGBT Center business hours (though occasional evening and weekend responsibilities may be required).

Hours: 8-10 weekly.

The internship pays $14.25 per hour.


Graduate Intern Positions

All internship position descriptions can be found below. All positions are currently filled. Please check back for future openings; all internship openings are advertised via the Bruin Pride newsletter and our Facebook.

The Graduate Intern is 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 and international students. The Graduate Intern will also spearhead the LGBT Campus Resource Center's accessibility initiatives for the 2018-2019 academic year. At the core of all of the LGBT Campus Resource Center’s work is a social 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 monthly programs
  • • Assist with the development, planning, and execution of program events
  • • Co-facilitate LGBTQ Allyship Trainings
  • • Develop and lead a workshop for the annual LGBTQ Student Leadership Retreat
  • • Develop accessibility guidelines for LGBT Campus Resource Center materials and update LGBTCRC materials into compliance with those guidelines
  • • Complete, submit and maintain files of paperwork associated with program planning, implementation, and evaluation in a timely manner
  • • Attend weekly staff meetings and meet once a week with the Assistant Director
  • • Perform support tasks such as serving on committees, creating educational displays, developing and distributing materials, and occasionally managing the front desk.
  • • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • • Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in a global context
  • • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion that centers social 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

Hourly Pay: $15/hr

10-15 hours/week

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


Summer Intern Positions

2019 Summer Intern Applications have closed. Please check back in spring quarter for 2020 Summer Intern opportunities.

The Office Operations Intern serves as a representative of the LGBTCRC, 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 LGBT 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 Operations Coordinator.


Job Responsibilities:

  • • Assist Operations Coordinator with inventory and organizing office purchases
  • • Assist in quarterly training and scheduling volunteers
  • • Assist the Operations Coordinator with the supervision of volunteers
  • • Maintain inventory and organization of resources and office supplies
  • • Perform administrative assistant duties including answering phones and checking email
  • • Greet visitors, give tours, answer visitors’ questions, and refer them to appropriate resources
  • • Represent the LGBTCRC at tabling events/resource fairs
  • • Staff the front desk when necessary
  • • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • • A desire to increase knowledge, sensitivity and understanding of diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the campus community
  • • At least one quarter of experience as a Front Desk Volunteer
  • • Must be detail-oriented and organized
  • • Familiarity with Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Word and Excel
  • • Must be a currently enrolled student at UCLA for at least 6 academic credits
  • • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • • Ability to follow instructions and accepts and applies constructive criticism with a positive attitude to improve performance

Hourly Pay: $14.25

10 hours/week

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Marketing & Programming 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. The Marketing & Programming Intern will also support programming for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year.


Job Responsibilities:

    Promote The Center's events and programs through email, website, social media, and print flyers.
  • • Search for, generate, and post educational materials and resources on The Center's website and social media accounts
  • • Monitor The Center's email and social media communications
  • • Support overhauling the Center's current newsletter and website formats
  • • Support program brainstorming and planning for the 2019-2020 academic year
  • • Other duties as assigned including support with program evaluation, supporting our outreach events, and/or various clerical tasks

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • • Familiarity with issues impacting the LGBTQ community
  • • Proficiency using Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • • 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 be a currently enrolled student at UCLA for at least 6 academic credits.
  • • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • • 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

Preferred Job Qualifications:

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

  • Hourly Pay: $14.25

    10 hours/week