Apply to Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)’s Scholarship and Internship Programs!

January 31, 2017

Are you looking for an awesome opportunity to learn more about and build a career in AAPI public service and civic engagement? The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) is now accepting applications for its 2016 Public Service Scholarship and Internship Programs.

CAPAL’s Scholarship and Internship programs are great opportunities for students to gain exposure and real-world experience in government and public service and to receive funding for their internships. The programs also include weekly leadership seminars, networking opportunities, and individual mentorship.

Here are some more details about the programs:

D.C. Public Service Internship

CAPAL places students in internships within the federal government and public service oriented organizations in Washington, DC. Depending on interests and placement, intern duties vary and may include policy or scientific research, project coordination and management, business, law, communication, and more. Each CAPAL intern will be awarded a $3,000 stipend plus $500 for travel/relocation expenses.

Remote Public Service Internship

CAPAL places students in internships within the federal government in regional offices throughout the United States. Students will have the opportunity to work with regional and field offices on a variety of projects. Each CAPAL intern will be awarded a $3,000 stipend plus $500 for travel/relocation expenses.

Public Service Scholarship

CAPAL offers scholarships of $3,500 to outstanding students serving in unpaid public service internships (nonprofit or government) in the Washington, DC metropolitan area this summer. CAPAL Scholars may not receive any other source of funding.

Desired Qualifications

Qualified applicants should have a GPA of 3.0 or above and a demonstrated commitment to public service, including service to the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) community. All current students and all majors are welcome to apply.

For more information about the programs, check out CAPAL’s website and apply by Tuesday, February 28th, 2016! Any questions can be sent to applications@capal.org.

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