The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI):
Intern with the Initiative!
Summer 2018 Application Deadline: March 15, 2018
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is accepting applications for the Summer 2018 internship class.
Applicants for intern positions must be undergraduates or graduate students who are enrolled at least half-time. Ideally, the candidate will already be familiar with AAPI issues and have outstanding research, writing, communications, and computer skills.
Interns at the Initiative are responsible for assisting staff on a wide range of AAPI issues and priorities, including capacity-building, civil rights, data disaggregation, economic development, education, health, immigration, language access, and workforce diversity.
In addition, interns will help write policy memos and proposals, draft blogs, assist with communications and social media, coordinate and staff events, and conduct outreach to national and local AAPI organizations and leaders. Regional and remote interns will focus primarily on expanding AAPI regional engagement efforts through effective outreach and event planning.
The following are some of the internship sites that have been available:
Washington, DC at the Initiative headquarters
San Francisco, CA
Remote (for communications/multimedia intern)
- October 1 for Spring session (Jan-May)*
- March 15 for Summer session (May/June-Aug)
- July 15 for Fall session (Sept-Dec)