Summer Internships

The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is currently not accepting applications for its 2014 Internship Program. See below for more details.

Summer interns at the Tri-Caucus Network Training and Luncheon

Summer interns at the Tri-Caucus Network Training and Luncheon

Program Overview

The APAICS Summer Internship Program provides select undergraduate students the opportunity to experience American politics and public policy. During the eight-week program, APAICS Summer Interns are placed in the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, or partner Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) non-profit organizations. APAICS Interns have the opportunity to engage in leadership and relationship-building events to foster a strong interest in public service.

Period: Eight week summer internship
Location: Washington, DC
Benefits: Stipend and complimentary round trip flight (sponsored by Southwest Airlines)
Placement: To be determined based on interest and availability. Previous placements include:

  • The White House
  • Office of Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Office of Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-5)
  • Office of Congressman Al Green (TX-9)
  • Office of Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-32)
  • Office of Congressman Eni Faleomavaega (AS)
  • U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms
  • U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. District Supreme Court
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • U.S. Small Business Administration

To apply:

1. APAICS is no longer accepting 2014 Summer Internship applications. Please check back for an opportunity next year!
2. Send in PDF format the following materials to Internship@apaics.org:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Official Transcript

3. Two (2) letters of recommendation to be emailed to internship@apaics.org

APAICS is no longer accepting 2014 Summer Internship applications.

For more information, please contact APAICS Program Director at Internship@apaics.org or 202-296-9200.


Explore the APAICS Summer Internship Experience

See the APAICS Summer Internship Experience by visiting the APAICS Facebook photo albums.

Summer Interns with CAPAC Chair Rep. Judy Chu and CAPAC Vice-Chair Rep. Madeleine Bordallo

APAICS Summer Interns with APAICS Founder Secretary Norman Y. Mineta

Read the personal experiences of the summer interns on our blog

2010 Summer Interns with Senator Akaka

APAICS Summer Interns with Senator Akaka

Watch the APAICS Summer Internship experience

 


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The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is a national non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting Asian Pacific American participation and representation at all levels of the political process, from community service to elected office.