APAICS 2013 - 2014 Fellowship Program
The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is now accepting applications for its 2013 - 2014 Fellowship Program in Washington, D.C. See below for more details.
APAICS is a non-partisan, non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) participation and representation at all levels of the political process, from community service to elected office.
The APAICS Fellowship program offers full-time legislative and public policy fellowships in Washington, D.C, providing exceptional graduates and young professionals with an opportunity to work on policy issues as staff members of a congressional office. The program aims to build leadership skills, encourage political civic engagement, and foster a strong interest in public service careers.
Period: Nine Months (September - May)
Location: Washington, DC
Benefits: Program stipend and complimentary roundtrip airline ticket sponsored by Southwest.
1. Fill out our 2013-2014 Fellowship Online Application.
2. Send in PDF format the following materials to Fellowship@apaics.org:
-Two (2) letters of recommendation
-Essay of 500 words or less answering the following question: What role does the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) play and why do you want to be an integral part of the work of the Caucus?
The deadline for all components of this application is March 15, 2013.
APAICS and AREAA Form Housing Fellowship Program to
Support Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities
“This effort will ultimately strengthen the voice of the AAPI communities throughout the United States,” said AREAA National Chair Kathy Tsao. “AREAA is proud to partner with APAICS to make this opportunity available and promote the development of AAPI leaders in the legislative process.”
2011-2012 APAICS Fellows
2010-2011 APAICS Fellows
2009-2010 APAICS Fellows
Past Fellowship Placements
Recent APAICS Fellows have been placed in the congressional offices of:
· Congressman Michael Honda
· Congressman Xavier Becerra
· Congressman Sanford Bishop
· Congressman Al Green
· Congresswoman Mazie Hirono
· Congresswoman Judy Chu
· Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo
· House Democratic Caucus
· House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment
As well as federal agencies and non-profit organizations, including the:
APAICS expresses deep appreciation to Southwest Airlines, APAICS’s official airline for the 2011 Fellowship Program.
Hawaii State Representative
1997-1998: First ever APAICS Fellow