Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote
Region: Bay Area: San Francisco Service Area(s): Legal/Public Policy/Civil Rights
West Coast Office • 300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 620 • Oakland, CA 94612

Contact: Alvina ( alvina@apiavote.org)
Telephone: 202-223-9170 • Fax: 202-457-0549
http://apiavote.org/

Requirements:
The internship program is tailored per organizational needs and intern skills. Interns may work on any of the following areas: Communications/Technology (new media and traditional), Field (working with APIAVote partners to mobilize for Census 2010 education campaign), Policy (research and advocate for policy recommendations), Training (Norman Y. Mineta Leadership Training Institute), or Youth (engaging and organizing our youth coalitions.)

Prerequisites:
-College or graduate student
-Leadership abilities
-Oral and written communication skills
-Dedicated to promoting civic participation of AAPIs in the electoral and public policy processes
-Application form (http://www.apiavote.org/internships)
-Resume including Education, Work Experience, Political Experience, Extracurricular Activities,Awards/Honors
-Copy of most current academic transcript
-One page typed essay on your interest in the internship program and describe "What does civic engagement meant to you?"
-Two letters of reference

Deadlines: April 17, 2009 (summer), rolling basis (fall, winter, spring)

Description/Mission statement:
The Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) is a national nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that encourages and promotes civic participation of Asian Pacific Islander Americans in the electoral and public policy processes at the national, state and local levels.

APIAVote envisions a society in which all Asian Pacific Islander Americans fully participate in and have access to the democratic process.

Asian Pacific Islander Vote (APIAVote) is the only national institution focused on voter mobilization and civic participation of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community.

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