UCLA Labor Center

Dream Summer Program Provides Internships to Undocumented Students


The UCLA Labor Center, housed in the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, offers over three hundred leadership development, service-learning, and field research placements annually to undergraduate students at UCLA and from other universities. Students participate in these experiential

Summer Internships

This summer the Labor Studies minor presents new opportunities to engage with the community.

Meet The 2019 Immigrant Justice Fellows

We are excited to announce that the 2019 Immigrant Justice fellows have been selected. Learn about them!

LSRIP Students Share Research on “Earners & Learners” in LA County

The Labor Summer Research Internship Program closed with student presentations on "earners and learners."

Q&A with Graduate Natasha Castro

To celebrate the labor and workplace studies class of 2017, we interviewed recent graduate, Natasha Castro.

Dream Summer Alumni Spotlight: Daniel Alejandro Leon-Davis

  Dream Summer Alumni Spotlight: Daniel Alejandro Leon-Davis Dream Summer Cohort: 2013 Host Organization: Advancement Project, Washington, D.C. Twitter: @LeonXDavis Daniel Alejandro Leon-Davis is at the front lines of changing the narrative around human rights, centering the too often rejected


The Labor and Workplace Studies Minor believes that by transforming your education, you can transform your community. Combining rigorous coursework with diverse field placements, we bring ideas and action together to reinforce student learning. Every year, we place over three

Engaged Research

This page is under construction Part 1:  How to utilize engaged research projects for graduate applications Engaged Research Opportunities Now that you are ready to begin your own engaged research process, we have identified engaged research opportunities for you! The

Engaged Grad

I think I want to go to Graduate School… Maybe you’re a first generation college student and the application process seems inaccessible, or maybe you have access to information but feel as if you do not have the tools and