The Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association’s (APAPA-NYC) Summer Internship is designed to prepare college students of the Asian Pacific Islander (API) background to become future leaders in the State of New York. This eight-week internship program provides an opportunity for outstanding Asian-American college students to work in the offices of elected official and policy offices in New York as staff interns and to be involved in the Asian Pacific Islander community. By the end of this program, students will be able to develop leadership skills, gain public policy experience and become civically engaged in the political, legal, and civic arenas.
The internship program is designed to develop and foster:
- Political awareness and civic engagement
- Leadership skills in a professional and personal context
- A deep understanding of the government and the legislative process
- Networking skills — a key component of effective leadership
To apply, and for further details, please download the application here or below. Please note that the application deadline is May 15.