Programs

Congressional Internship

Overview

The Congressional Internship is designed for AAPI undergraduate aged students looking to increase their experience in public policy and service. The paid, eight-week long summer program places Interns in congressional offices and provides them with the opportunity to develop their leadership and professional skills, encourages political engagement, and fosters interests in public service careers.

All interns are required to participate in APAICS orientation and training programs, complete weekly journals, and submit a program evaluation at the end of the internship. A schedule of internship activities will be provided upon arrival to Washington, D.C.

The APAICS Congressional Internship Program provides a $2,500 stipend and a round-trip flight — within the continental U.S. — sponsored by Southwest Airlines. Housing is not provided.

Important Information

Unfortunately, the application has closed for this cycle.

Past Internship Placement

Previous APAICS congressional internship placements include:

Judy Chu

Congresswoman

CA-27

Tammy Duckworth

Senator

Illinois

Dianne Feinstein

Senator

California

Ami Bera

Congressman

CA-7

Al Green

Congressman

TX-9

Raja Krishnamoorthi

Congressman

IL-8

Pramila Jayapal

Congresswoman

WA-7

Bobby Scott

Congressman

VA-3

Mark Takano

Congressman

CA-41

The White House

The White House Initiative on AAPIs

Senate Sergeant at Arms

United States

Commission on Civil Rights

United States

Department of Justice

United States

District Supreme Court

United States

Department of Veterans Affairs

United States

Small Business Administration

United States

Environmental Protection Agency

United States

Our Internship Sponsors

Southwest is the official airline of APAICS Congressional Internship

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