APAICS: summer internship

1/7/2018 5:00 PM

APAICS: summer internship

The APAICS Summer Internship Program is an eight-week program that provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to work in Washington. D.C., and experience American politics and public policy. APAICS interns are placed in U.S. congressional offices and federal agencies. The program develops leadership and professional skills, encourages political and civic engagement, and fosters a strong interest in public service careers.

 

All interns are required to participate in APAICS orientation and training programs, complete weekly journals, and submit a program evaluation at the end of the internship. A schedule of internship activities will be provided upon arrival to Washington, D.C.

 

The APAICS Summer Internship Program provides a $2,500 stipend and a round-trip flight — within the continental U.S. — sponsored by Southwest Airlines. Housing is not provided.

 

LENGTH: 8 weeks; June 2018-August 2018

 

 
 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 
 

Deadline: January 7, 2018

 

 

LOCATION

Washington, D.C.

 

BENEFITS

Program stipend of $2,500 and complimentary roundtrip airline ticket sponsored by Southwest Airlines (limited additional support is made available on a case-by-case basis)

 

GUIDELINES AND ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for the APAICS Summer Internship program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

Competitive application will possess the following traits:

  • Interest in government, public policy, and Asian American and Pacific Islander community empowerment
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Track record of success both individually as part of a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements. You must be:

  • Be 18 years of age by June 1, 2018.
  • A full-time undergraduate student currently enrolled in an accredited educational institution OR have graduated from such an insitution in or after December 2017.
  • U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency at the time of application. Individuals seeking consideration under the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) policy must possess an Employment Authorization Document.
 

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. Completion of the online application found here: bit.ly/apaics2018internship
  2. Submission of  your resume, cover letter, and essay responses on the online application.
  3. Official transcript (original transcript sent directly from school registrar)
  4. Two (2) Official Letters of Recommendation (one must be from a professional reference) submitted by the recommender here: bit.ly/apaicsrecommendation
 

MAILING ADDRESS

Summer Internship Program

℅ 2018 Summer Internship
APAICS
1001 Connecticut Avenue NW #320
Washington, D.C. 20036

 

FAQ

 

QUESTIONS

Anthony Reyes

internship@apaics.org

(202) 296-9200

 

SUMMER INTERNSHIP ALUMNI

 
 

As an intern, you will have the opportunity to grow your network by connecting with previous interns!

 


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