Applications for APAICS 2016 Summer Internship Now Available!

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Washington, D.C. – The Asian Pacific American Institution for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is now accepting applications for their 2016 Summer Internship Program. The internship is an eight-week program that provides select undergraduate students the opportunity to work in Washington. D.C., and experience American politics and public policy. APAICS interns are placed in U.S. congressional offices and federal agencies. The program develops leadership and professional skills, encourages political and civic engagement, and fosters a strong interest in public service careers.

APAICS Summer Internship Program provides a stipend of $2,000 and round-trip flight within the continental U.S. sponsored by Southwest Airlines (limited additional support is made available on a case by case basis).

Eligibility requirements:


  • Interest in government, public policy, and Asian American and Pacific Islander community empowerment
  • Evidence of leadership abilities and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Current enrollment in an accredited two-year or four-year undergraduate educational institution. Recent graduates are also welcome to apply.
  • U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency by June 1 (of internship summer).
  • Be 18 years of age by June 1 (of internship summer).

Applications are due by Friday, January 29, 2016.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

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