In addition to the jobs offered below, check out UCI Student Employment to learn about job opportunities for students both on and off campus. 

Undergraduate Peer Academic Advisor

Are you interested in a position which will allow you to expand your communication skills and assist your fellow students? As a Peer Academic Advisor, you will have the opportunity to help students transition to UCI, as well as assist continuing students with academic advising. You will be able to share you knowledge as a UCI student and provide guidance for your fellow undergraduates to enrich their UCI experience.

All second-years and above with a genuine desire to help other students are invited and encouraged to apply. Applicants should possess advanced communication skills, evidence of scholastic achievement, and a basic knowledge of his or her major, and UCI. Selected PAA's will have the opportunity to develop their public speaking and communication skills further, expand their knowledge of UCI's academic programs and resources, and gain valuable leadership, organizational, and social skills. The PAA position will allow students to achieve heightened success not only here at UCI, but also, in their future endeavors. Above all, PAA's will assume one of the most respected paid student positions on the UCI campus while providing a valuable service to other undergraduates. Apply today!

All applications must be printed and submitted in person. Simply click the link below to download the file and enter your information. More details about the position (including training dates and compensation information) can be found on the application. 

You can find out more about the Peer Academic Advising Program here:

Peer Academic Advisor Application 2019-2020

The deadline for Peer Academic Advisor (PAA) applications for 2019-2020 has passed. If you are interested in this position in the future, the applications are available at the end of Fall Quarter and will be due by 4:00PM on Friday of Week 2 of Winter Quarter.   

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Estela Magaña at


Study Abroad Peer Mentor (UNPAID - Internship with academic credit)

Have you studied abroad and loved your experience? As a Social Sciences Study Abroad Peer Mentor you could share your study abroad story and help your fellow peers travel too! Through advising, research, and outreach, you can help other social sciences students enhance their undergraduate education through abroad programs. 

The deadline for this position for the 2019-2020 academic year is Friday, April 19, 2019 by 11:59pm (PDT).

Please click on the following link for more details about the position, requirements, and application.

Study Abroad Peer Mentor Application

If you have any questions, please contact Katrina Tomas at


Course Readers

The title Reader is given to a student employed as a "course assistant." Duties normally include grading student papers and exams.  The Reader cannot be given the responsibilities customarily assigned to a graduate Teaching Assistant. Readers may be graduate students as well as qualified undergraduate students.  A 3.0 GPA and a satisfactory academic progress toward graduation are expected for appointment.  Preference is given to Readers who have taken the course.

The time commitment and duties vary widely, according to the needs of the particular course to which the reader may be assigned. Duties and work load can be affected by enrollment levels, type and number of assignments, style of exams, as well as other factors.

Interested? Applications for Reader positions may be submitted 4-6 weeks prior to the beginning of each quarter. Instructions and additional information may be found within the following form:

For more information, please contact Rachel Fumo by email at rfumo@uci.eduStudent readers will be notified of approved hours through email.


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