UCLA Information Security Office is aware of UCLA students being targeted by fake job/internship opportunity scams. Be mindful of phishing emails that may be disguised as a job opportunity.
Review following security advisories related to recent job scams at UCLA and stay secure.
- Alert: Cybersecurity attacks using DUO
- Job Opportunity Scams at UCLA - Department of Computer Science
Below, we have an example of a fake job opportunity designed to trick you into giving up your personal information.
We urgently require the services of students to fill the position of
Research assistants on a part time basis and get paid $350 weekly.
The position can be served remotely and materials needed to work with
will be provided by the department .
To receive the job description and further details on the position,
contact the department desk officer (347) 903- 7577 stating your full
name, department and year of study to proceed with the application process.