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We are dedicated to providing opportunities for growth and development to students and young professionals of all ages.


By joining our volunteer staff, you’ll be able to develop real-world skill sets which will help propel you in your career. Below are some skills which we leverage in all our programs.

Event Planning

Be a small retreat or a large-scale festival, we plan a multitude of private and public events each year.


We maintain the books of over $500k in revenue and budget for projects as large as $300k in expenses.


We incorporate Vietnamese culture in all our programs in order to educate our members and the community.

Project Management

We incorporate management training to ensure you’re prepared to plan and execute projects on-time.


We leverage technology from collaboration software to Community Relations Management software.


We have a media team that hones their photography, cinematography, and production skills. 

join our team

Our volunteers come from all across Southern California.

Year-Round Staff

Project Staff

Day-of volunteers

we’re here to serve you

Our corporate motto is “Developing the Next Generation of Leaders.” That means you.

From Our alumni

Being involved with UVSA opened doors to many opportunities including networking, project management, and leadership development, and I have also been influenced to pursue a dual MD/MBA degree as a result.

Arlene Ho

Student, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker, M.D. School of Medicine

UVSA created a safe space for me to explore my passions

Kelly Dinh

Event Specialist, The Walt Disney Company

UVSA is awesome, 10/10 would recommend.”

Dennis Nguyen

Resident Physician, UC Irvine Medical Center