Opportunities for the 2020-2021 academic year
IYTF Graduate Student Summer Internship- Office of Immigrant Affairs
The UCLA Center for Study of International Migration (CSIM) and the Immigrant Youth Task Force at UCLA have partnered to offer a paid internship with the Los Angeles County Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA).
Participants will receive a $2000 stipend for a 10 week internship with the OIA during Summer Quarter 2021. Interns will join OIA teams on existing projects and are expected to work approximately 15 hours per week from June 21-August 27, 2021.
UCLA graduate students from any discipline are encouraged to apply.
Interns should be flexible, independent, and self-motivated. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fellowship will be fulfilled entirely remotely. Interns will need to provide their own equipment: internet (wifi) and laptop/computer.
Examples of potential projects include (but are not limited to):
- strategy and capacity building for programs that provide legal aid to immigrants, such as the Los Angeles Justice Fund
- designing and implementing Immigrant Essential Workers programs that utilize community navigators to connect communities to LA County services
- partnership with the Department of Public Health in strategy, planning, and messaging of delivery of Covid vaccines to immigrant communities
- partnership with the Department of Social Services to increase impact and access to programs for refugees and asylums
The application is due by Friday 5/14/21 at 5 PM and consists of completing an online application as well as a submission of your CV and a Faculty Letter of Recommendation (preferably from UCLA faculty) via email to email@example.com. Please limit free response answers to 500 words maximum.
Questions or concerns?
Please see our FAQs page, or contact Lisa Gantz at firstname.lastname@example.org and Marissa Lao at email@example.com.
IYTF Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowship
The UCLA Center the for Study of International Migration (CSIM) and the Immigrant Youth Task Force at UCLA have partnered to offer a paid fellowship for undergraduate student research related to immigrant youth.
Participants will receive a $1000 stipend to conduct research related to immigrant youth during 6-8 weeks of Summer Quarter 2021. UCLA undergraduate students from any discipline are encouraged to apply.
Steps for application:
Step 1: Seek out a UCLA faculty member conducting relevant research (a sample of possible mentors can be found in our database)
Step 2: The student and the mentor should agree on the student’s role in advancing the research and develop a plan for the fellowship (e.g. a literature review, helping collect data, etc.)
Step 3: Complete the online form summarizing proposed research and the student’s role (please limit responses to 500 words)
Step 4: Emailing student CV and faculty mentor CV to firstname.lastname@example.org (supervising faculty MUST be CC’ed).
All components of applications are due by Friday 5/14/21 at 5 PM PST. Applicants are encouraged to contact IYTF for feedback on formulating their applications prior to submission.
A final report summarizing the student’s work (and any abstracts, publications, or presentations that have resulted) will be due 2 weeks after the completion of the Summer quarter (minimum one page).
Please contact Dr. Lisa Gantz at email@example.com for any questions. See IYTF website for FAQs and additional information.