Summer Federal Internship Program and Public Service Scholarship Program Opportunity Available

Minority students, particularly Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, can gain exposure to government and public service while receiving funding for summer internships.

Early deadline:  Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.  Regular deadline:  Friday, March 7, 2014.

This summer, the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) internship program will place students in various federal government departments depending on interests. Duties may include policy or scientific research, project coordination and management, business, law, communication and more. Interns are awarded a $3,000 stipend and $500 for travel/relocation expenses.

The scholarship program offers scholarships of $3,500 to outstanding students serving in unpaid public service internships (nonprofit or government) in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area this summer.

Qualified applicants should have a GPA of 3.0 or above and a demonstrated commitment to public service, including service to the Asian Pacific American community. All current students and all majors are welcome to apply. Up to 25 openings are available.

Questions can be sent to

Information and access to applications can be found at



Posted by Joanne Leijon ( on Feb 5, 2014 at 10:21 AM

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