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Position Title: Paid Federal Government Internship Opportunities for Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) in Washington DC (eight internships available).
APAs include South and Southeast Asians, East Asians, as well as Pacific Islanders.

Duties/Job Description: The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) will place eight (8) summer interns in the U.S. Federal Government. These internship positions are open to ALL MAJORS, and are suited for individuals looking to gain real-world federal government experience. Specifically, CAPAL offers a diverse set of opportunities for acquiring public policy and management skills at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Depending on your interests and placement, your duties could vary from policy or scientific research, project coordination and management, business, law, communication, and more. Applicants are asked to specify their preferences on the application, and those selected will be placed based on their interests and skills. Agricultural knowledge is not required.

CAPAL will also mentor all selected interns and provide guidance in transitioning to Washington, D.C. including how to locate housing, how to navigate the city, and how to make the best of their summer in the nation’s capital.

The internship application deadline is April 17, 2009 or open until all internship positions have been filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

For more information or questions, please contact CAPAL at: scholarships@capal.org.

CAPAL also provides two (2) scholarships, separate from the internship compensation, in the amount of $2,000. The deadline for the scholarship application is May 1, 2009.

For more information about the CAPAL scholarships or for a copy of the application, please visit our website.

Requirements: Demonstrated commitment to public service, including service to the APA community.

Location: Washington, D.C.
Compensation: $2,000 stipend

Application Instructions: Applications can be downloaded from our website [OR HERE!].

All required documents must be submitted to be considered for an internship placement or CAPAL scholarship.

Application Deadline: April 17, 2009.
Contact: scholarships@capal.org
Website: http://www.capal.org

Gene Kim
Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)
www.capal.org | P.O. Box
65073, Washington, DC 20035

Update: Haha, uhhh....this is actually the same thing that David posted like, a day ago. That's awkward....


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