Student Opportunities



Research Assistant Opportunity at the Kia-Keating Lab

The Kia-Keating Lab within the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology is looking for research assistants next quarter to help primarily on two projects:

  • The first project is a new strength-based prevention study, working with community health workers (Promotoras) to disseminate information on mental health and protective factors to Latino/a youth and their parents. This project aims to address a community need of improved service utilization.
  • The second project is aimed at understanding family and cultural factors that buffer poor mental health outcomes associated with violence exposure. This study would include face-to-face interviews with Latino/a youth and their parents. 


  • posses maturity
  • excellent organizational skilss
  • work wll independently and as part of a team
  • at least a 3.3 GPA 
  • bilingual in Spanish
  • prior experience with research, Qualtrics literature searching, and/or experience working with youth, parents, or the Latino/a community

Resume due Thursday, December 8, 2016 email to

For more information/questions please email


2016 On-Campus Job & Internship Fair

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 9:00am - 12:00pm. Registration is required for this event and can be completed now through Wednesday, September 14, 2016.



Resident Assistant (RA) for the Chican@/Latin@ Scholars Floor in the San Miguel Residence Hall

UCSB University Housing is hiring a Resident Assistant (RA) for the Chican@/Latin@ Scholars Floor in the San Miguel Residence Hall.

This RA directly supports Chicanx/Latinx identified students living on the floor and connects them to a multitude of resources on campus. This RA works closely with these students and provide development opportunities directly related to their Chicanx/Latinx identity.

Applications are available here:
Applications are due at 11:59pm on Thursday, January 12, 2017.
Please review the original message below for more information.
Please direct questions to Jose Cruz Berber, Santa Rosa Residential & Community Living Assistant Resident Director, at, or email the RA Selection Committee at


2016 On-Campus Job & Internship Fair

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 9:00am - 12:00pm. Registration is required for this event and can be completed now through Wednesday, September 14, 2016.


CARE's Violence Intervention & Prevention (VIP) Internship 

Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education (CARE) is now accepting applications for the Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) internship! VIP provides interns with an opportunity to learn about issues of interpersonal violence--sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking--in depth and create meaningful change on campus and in our community.

The first half of the internship will focus on providing educational training and knowledge on various components of interpersonal violence through an intersectional and social justice lens. The second half of the internship gives interns an opportunity to employ this new knowledge in developing and launching their own awareness campaign to engage the campus community in bystander intervention and interpersonal violence prevention efforts. Apply directly through Gaucholink by December 16th!

Questions? Please feel free to email


Information Session on how to get Accepted to the Capital Fellows Program

Date: Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Time: 10:30am-11:30am

Location: Career Services, Room 1109

Join Steve Boilard, UCSB alumnus and Executive Director of the Center for California Studies, to learn more about the Capital Fellows Program and how to stand out in the application process. (Applications are now open.) Based in Sacramento, the Center runs the renowned Capital Fellows Program, which places college graduates in yearlong, paid fellowships in state government.

Steve received his PhD and BA in political science from UCSB, and received his MA in Government from Sacramento State. Prior to joining the Center in 2012, Steve spent 15 years at the Legislative Analyst’s Office, where he oversaw the office’s analysis of higher education issues. He has taught at several universities, including UCSB, Western Kentucky University, and currently at Sacramento State.

Information Session on Internships with the U.S Department of State

Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Time: 5-6pm

Location: UCSB Career Services, CRR

Applications for Summer 2017 internships are currently being accepted, with a deadline of October 14.

University of California Santa Barbara students interested in learning how their education, perspectives and knowledge can contribute to the important work are encouraged to attend this workshop session with Recruitment and Outreach Officer Jim Ellickson-Brown, who will provide detailed tips on navigating the application and preparing a competitive application.

Candidate for CA State Assembly

Money and Schoolyard Discussion with Candidate Monique Limón

Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Time: 1:00PM 

Locaiton: Education Building Room 2209

The Education Policy Discussion Group proudly invites all of you to attend the Money and the Schoolyard discussion with Candidate for CA State Assembly and current Santa Barbara School Board Member Monique Limón. There will be free pizza. 



Call for Applications, Young Scholars Symposium

The Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce our annual Young Scholars Symposium.   We seek applications from young scholars who are working on a dissertation, a book, or another research project related to the study of U.S. Latina and Latino populations. Successful nominees will attend Professor Gonzalez Maldonado's public lecture and participate in a symposium at which they will present a dissertation chapter or essay draft for discussion with Professor Gonzalez Maldonado and ILS faculty fellows.  ILS will cover all expenses and offer an honorarium of $500 to each young scholar selected to participate in these events, which will take place April 6-7, 2017 at the University of Notre Dame.

Applicants are asked to submit a CV, one letter of recommendation, and a brief (2 pages or less) application letter that presents (a) a general summary of your dissertation project and/or overall research agenda, (b) a précis of your proposed chapter or essay submission for the symposium, (c) a statement of your progress to date on the overall project and on the proposed chapter or essay submission, and (d) a statement of how specifically Professor Gonzalez Maldonado?s expertise and mentorship will enhance your research. Please submit your application materials no later than January 15, 2017 to


2016-17 IHC Graduate Affiliates Program

In conjunction with this year’s IHC public programming series Community Matters, the 2016-17 IHC Graduate Affiliates Program seeks four graduate students to participate in a pedagogical project in social justice.  For more: 


National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research>

These $27,500 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world.  For the full call:


National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Education Research

Fellows will receive $70,000 for one academic year of research, or $35,000 for each of two contiguous years, working half time.  For the full call:



Assistant Professor in Environmental Anthropology, Southern Methodist University

We seek a candidate with research focused on change and sustainability in human ecology and society resulting from environmental challenges associated with any of the following: industrialization, globalization, urbanization and development.

For more information visit:


Assistant/Associate Professor at CSULB

The Department of Human Development at California State University, Long Beach is pleased to announce that we are hiring for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor. Please find additional information here:


Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, Open Rank, Tenure Track Position

The Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Program at the University of California, Davis seeks applications for a full-time, tenure track, assistant, associate or full professorship to begin July 1, 2017 with a teaching and research focus on transdisciplinary feminist approaches to at least two of the following areas: science, technology, health, or sustainability.

For full consideration applications should be completed by November 15, 2016.


Assistant or Early Associate Professor, Latina/o Literatures

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of English and the Institute for Latino Studies seek a specialist in Latina/o literatures and cultures at the rank of Assistant or early Associate Professor. The appointment will be housed in the Department of English with a close affiliation to the Institute as a Faculty Fellow.

Please apply at Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 17, 2016.


Native American Studies, Dartmouth College

The Native American Studies Program at Dartmouth College invites applications for a tenure track/open rank faculty position.  The appointment, effective July 1, 2017, will be made at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. We invite applicants whose principal area of research and scholarship is in Native American Studies (or comparable concentration), and whose area of expertise complements but does not duplicate the expertise of the current NAS faculty.


International Relations, Dartmouth College 

The Department of Government at Dartmouth College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in International Relations at the rank of assistant professor. 

Application materials should be submitted electronically at:


Political Theory/Law, Dartmouth College

The Department of Government at Dartmouth College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Political Theory and/or Law at the rank of assistant professor. 


Application materials should be submitted electronically at:

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor 

San Francisco State University, Department of Latina/Latino Studies invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Latina/Latino Studies beginning August 2017. SFSU Job ID: 36.16

Submit all materials online to Dr. Katynka Martinez at<> by November 14, 2016. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.