Congressional Fellowship


The APAICS Congressional Fellowship Program offers full-time legislative and public policy fellowships in Washington, DC, providing exceptional graduates and young professionals with an opportunity to work on policy issues as staff members in a congressional office. The program aims to build leadership skills, encourage political civic engagement, and foster a strong interest in public service careers. Additionally, the Fellowship Program offers a living stipend and health insurance, a mentorship program, access to the APAICS Alumni Network, and professional development opportunities throughout the year.


Applications will be open until February 11, 2019.


(202) 296-9200



APAICS Fellows have been placed in the congressional offices of:


Senator Mazie Hirono

Senator Orrin Hatch 

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi 

Congresswoman Judy Chu

Congressman Ami Bera 

Congressman Al Green

Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo

Congresswoman Grace Meng

Congressman Mark Takano

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.


Southwest is the official airline of the APAICS Congressional Fellowship