The APAICS Congressional Fellowship program offers 9 months to 1 year full-time legislative and public policy fellowships in Washington, D.C. The Fellowship provides exceptional graduates and young professionals an opportunity to work on policy issues as staff members of a congressional office. The program aims to build leadership skills, encourage political civic engagement, and foster a strong interest in public service careers. All fellows are required to participate in the APAICS orientation and professional development programs, complete quarterly journals, and submit a program evaluation at the end of the fellowship. A schedule of fellowship activities will be provided upon arrival to Washington, D.C.
1-year long fellowship
Congressional Fellowship Program
1001 Connecticut Avenue NW #320
Washington, D.C. 20036
APAICS Fellows have been placed in the congressional offices of:
Former Congressman Michael Honda
As well as federal agencies and non-profit organizations, including the:
Upon successful completion of the fellowship, past fellows have been hired on as full time staff in congressional offices, federal agencies, or non-profit organizations. A few are currently serving in elected positions. APAICS does not guarantee automatic employment after completion of fellowship tenure but will provide available resources and support should a fellow choose to seek full time employment.