UCI International Center

Involvement Opportunities

Section 1

The International Center offers employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities to students.


Interns work alongside professional staff to enhance their leadership and communication skills by planning programs, events, and activities for the UCI International community. Internships are a one academic year commitment. These are paid Internships. 

Positions Description Application Deadline
English Conversation Program Interns English Conversation Program (ECP) is an English improvement and practice course for international students to practice their oral English skills in a fun, friendly and casual environment. International Students are paired with English-speaking facilitators who lead weekly conversations and activities. 


Deadline: Sunday, April 30th at 11:59pm 

Programs Interns Programs Interns will assist the professional staff with the development and implementation of various International Center programs, activities, and events. Through these programs, international and domestic students have opportunities to learn about intercultural communication and global perspectives.  
Graphic Design Intern The Graphic Design Intern will assist the professional staff with the management and marketing of all IC programs and events.
Social Media & Engagement Intern The Social Media & Engagement Intern will assist the professional staff with the management and marketing of all IC programs and events.

I-STEPS Leaders

I-STEPS is a transition program for new, first-year international students that includes workshops and discussions about how to succeed academically and socially at UCI. Topics within the I-STEPS Program include American Culture, American Slang, U.S. Classroom, Time Management, Student Health & Wellness and much more! I-STEPS Leaders help assist I-STEPS instructors at each class meeting and help coordinate and plan social events for I-STEPS students.

Positions Description Application Deadline
I-STEPS Leaders.   

I-STEPS Leaders will:

  • Build leadership skills by interacting and supporting new international students                   
  • Connect with an I-STEPS instructor and assist them with class duties
  • Lead opening activity and lesson plans for the first 15 minutes of each class.
  • Coordinate activities and serve as a liaison to the International Center
  • Receive 1.3 units through University Affairs


Deadline: Sunday, April 30th at 11:59pm


Student Assistant 

Under general supervision, the International Center Student Assistant provides administrative support to the International Center. They will assist IC staff in meeting the immigration-related needs of international students; including, file maintenance, data entry, and review of incoming immigration requests. Student Assistants are responsible for providing high-quality customer services to inquiries from students, scholars, university staff, and others in-person and over the phone. They will also provide front-office reception and assist with other projects as needed. 

The position is an ideal fit for a student that is interested in international education, immigration law, and/or student services. 

Positions Application Deadline
Student Assistant  CLOSED 

Not Applicable

Across the Bridge Coordinators

Across the Bridge (ATB) is recruiting coordinators for the 2020-2021 year! ATB strives to create space for international and domestic students to engage in dialogues around diversity and social justice topics including social identities, cultural values, and campus climate. 

Positions Description Application Deadline
Across the Bridge Coordinators

Coordinators will:

  • Develop a curriculum and quarterly programs on topics related to diversity and social justice.
  • Lead small group discussions with international and domestic students.
  • Encourage dialogue and create an inclusive environment for students to have meaningful conversations.         
  • Receive 1.3 units through University Affairs


Not Applicable


Volunteers are active members of the International Center and assist interns and professional staff with programs, events, and activities throughout the year. Volunteers will develop professionally and personally while working as an essential part of the marketing and promotion team for the center.

Positions Application Deadline Application Link 

Volunteers will: 

  • Develop professional skills assisting with event planning and promotions 
  • Connect with domestic and international student leaders 
  • Utilize creative skills to organize a YouTube series just for the volunteers
  • Commit 3 - 5 hours of work, including a weekly meeting on Wednesdays 
October 21, 2022, at 11:50 PM


Volunteer Introductions 2022-2023 IC Volunteers introduce themselves! Coming Soon! 

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact icprograms@uci.edu

Check out photos from International Center Programs & Activities our Facebook page!