Summer 2018 internship opportunities
SEARAC’s internship program allows interns to gain hands-on experience in:
- Policy, research, and legislative advocacy in the areas of education, immigration, health, or boys & men of color
- Analytical writing
- Working in collaboration with other groups and organizations
- Event planning and management
To qualify for an internship, the applicant must:
- Currently attend college/university or have recently graduated
- Have superior written and verbal communication skills
- Have knowledge of and interest in the Southeast Asian American community
Interns normally complete a minimum of 320 hours (32 hours a week over 10 weeks). The number of hours is negotiable depending on the intern's schoolwork load.
If they meet the minimum requirements, interns may be eligible to recieve a $1,000 stipend upon completion of the internship OR receive course credit, but not both. To receive the stipend, the intern must not be receiving funding from another source, such as a fellowship or another internship program. For more information, please contact the internship coordinator.
Please submit following materials via e-mail to Mari Quenemoen, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A résumé
- A statement of interest
- A short writing sample (10 pages maximum)
- Contact information for at least one recommendation (a professor, employer, or mentor, etc.)
Please indicate which internship position you would prefer.
If no specific positions are listed, please indicate:
- Which policy areas (immigration, education, health, or boys & men of color) or functional areas (communications, administration) interest you most;
- What kinds of skills you would like to develop during your internship;
- Your availability; and
- Whether you would like to be considered for an internship at our Sacramento office or Washington, DC, office.
Summer term: April 1
Fall term: July 1
Spring term: November 1