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Congressional Fellowship

OVERVIEW

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.

2017-2018 CONGRESSIONAL FELLOWSHIP

Deadline has passed
Look out for next year’s applications!

 

APPLY

 

LENGTH

1-year long fellowship

LOCATION

Washington, D.C.

BENEFITS

Program stipend; medical insurance; complimentary roundtrip airline ticket sponsored by Southwest Airlines; networking opportunities

ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicants must have at least completed an  undergraduate degree prior to program start date, unless otherwise specified.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asylees, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Click here to fill out the online application for the Congressional fellowship. Please email fellowship@apaics.org for specific questions.
  • Attach a cover letter and resume in PDF format to the online application under “Cover Letter and Resume.”
  • Official Transcripts (original transcript sent directly from school registrar) and two (2) letters of recommendation must be sent to APAICS before the deadline for application to be considered.

MAILING ADDRESS

Congressional Fellowship Program

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

FAQs

CONTACT

fellowship@apaics.org

(202) 296-9200

CONGRESSIONAL FELLOWSHIP ALUMNI

PAST FELLOWSHIP PLACEMENT

APAICS Fellows have been placed in the congressional offices of:

 

Congressman Ami Bera 

Former Congressman Michael Honda

Congressman Xavier Becerra

Congressman Sanford Bishop

Congressman Al Green

Congresswoman Judy Chu

Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo

Senator Mazie Hirono

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi 

House Democratic Caucus

House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific


As well as federal agencies and non-profit organizations, including the:

Environmental Protection Agency

Asian American Justice Center


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.

SPONSORS

2017-2018 Sponsors

 

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Thank you to our past sponsors!

 

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Southwest is the official airline of the APAICS Congressional Fellowship