Thanks to Sarah Studer '05 for forwarding this:
DEADLINES APPROACHING FOR APAICS 2007 SUMMER INTERNSHIP AND 2007-2008 FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS
Washington , D.C. The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is currently accepting applications for its 2007 Summer Internship and 2007-2008 Fellowship Programs.
Each year, APAICS invites college students to apply for its Summer Internship Program in Washington , D.C. Interns are placed in Congressional offices, federal agencies, and non-profit organizations to obtain a first-hand learning experience in American politics. Through a series of seminars, they learn about national Asian Pacific Islander American advocacy organizations and network with peers from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF).
This year, the internship will last from June 4 to July 27, 2007. Those attending continental U.S. schools will receive a total stipend of $2,500. Interns attending Hawaii schools, or who live in Hawaii , will receive a total stipend of $3,000 to cover additional transportation costs. All application materials, including application form, resume, transcript, cover letter, writing sample and two letters of recommendation, must be submitted by January 31, 2007.
The three 2007-2008 Fellowship Programs are the George Aratani Foundation/Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship Program, the Anheuser-Busch/Frank Horton Fellowship Program, and the Sodexho Health Policy Fellowship. Applications for these programs must be postmarked by Wednesday, February 28, 2007. There will be no extension deadline.
Maya Yamazaki and Gloria Chan are the current fellows for the George Aratani Foundation/Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship Program and the Anheuser-Busch/Frank Horton Fellowship Program, respectively. Ms. Yamazaki has been placed in the Office of Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-Guam), and Ms. Chan is with the Office of Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA).
Applications and information for all programs can be downloaded from APAICS website, www.apaics.org. Candidates can also request an application by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
APAICS was founded in 1994. It is a national 501 (c) (3) non-profit, non-partisan, educational organization based in Washington , D.C. , that seeks to build a politically empowered Asian Pacific American community, to fill the political pipeline for Asian Americans to enter and advance into elected office, and to be a resource to Congress about the Asian Pacific American community.
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