Intern: SEARAC

Summer 2018 internship opportunities

Immigration policy intern (DC)

Education policy intern (DC)

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
  • Communications
  • 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

  • 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.

Application Deadlines:

Summer term: April 1

Fall term: July 1

Spring term: November 1

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