APIAVOTE INTERNSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 4, 2012
The APIAVote Internship Program strives to encourage and cultivate young AAPI student leaders to explore a career in the public sector or the political arena. This internship program will also provide hands on experience and training on how to organize and implement voter activities to increase the participation of AAPIs in the electoral process. For the Summer of 2012, we are offering 5 paid internships.
APIAVOTE General Internship: This internship is opened to any student looking to support APIAVote’s various programs. The internship program is tailored per organizational needs and intern skills. Interns may work on any of the following areas: Communications/Technology (new media and traditional), Graphic Design, Field (working with APIAVote partners to mobilize for elections), Policy (research and advocate for policy recommendations), Training (Norman Y. Mineta Leadership Training Institute), or Youth (engaging and organizing our youth coalition. Duties include assisting APIAVote in organizing the 2012 Presidential Townhall and their AAPI events at the Democratic National Convention and Republican National Convention.
Specific Youth Network Internships:
East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) Internship
Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) Internship
National Asian Pacific Islander American Panhellenic Association (NAPA) Internship
Empowering Pacific Islander Communities (EPIC) Internship
Must be a student at an university or college that is a member of ECAASU or MAASU or a member of NAPA or EPIC. These four internships will focus specifically on youth leadership and activism. Applicants selected for these internships will collectively work on the implementation of APIAVote’s Youth campaign. This will include identifying, recruiting, and training student organizers to implement voter engagement activities and developing campaign materials. These interns will also maintain communications with the leadership of the various youth networks. Duties include assisting APIAVote in organizing the 2012 Presidential Townhall and their AAPI events at the Democratic National Convention and Republican National Convention.
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