The Learning-Aligned Employment Program (LAEP) is a new research employment opportunity for UC San Diego undergraduate students. Read on to learn about the program, eligibility criteria, and how to apply
INTERESTED IN GETTING PAID TO CONDUCT RESEARCH DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR?The Learning Aligned Employment Program (LAEP) offers students paid research positions that may relate to their major, career goals, or the exploration of career options. LAEP is funded by the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) to support students with financial need. Participants in this program will be hired as Research Assistants and will be paid hourly wages to conduct research with UC San Diego faculty.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Eligible students must meet the following criteria:
- At least half-time enrollment
- California resident
- Must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements
- Demonstrated financial need
- Be in good academic standing with your school and major
- Eligibility to work in the United States
Priority will be given to eligible students who are first-generation college students, current/former foster youth, homeless, or at risk of being homeless. Further priority will be given to eligible students majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline.
STEPS TO APPLY FOR STUDENTSVisit Handshake and search LAEP to locate positions. Applications should be submitted to the UC San Diego Undergraduate Research Hub by March 3, 2023. Candidates selected will be notified in mid-March 2023, and an orientation for new LAEP students will take place in early April 2023.
Stop by the Student Employment Office, located at the Career Center on the first floor.Send us an email