oca 2011 summer internship

College students! OCA is looking far and wide for full-time undergraduates and recent graduates for the 2011 Summer Internship Program. Based in Washington DC, the purpose of the internship is to cultivate future leadership for the APA community by providing opportunities to work in the public sector and learn about issues affecting APAs. Here are some more details about the internship:
Deadline: All materials must be received by Monday, April 4th at 11:30 pm EST.

Stipend: $2,500 for 10 weeks of full time work


1. Full-time undergraduate student (Minimum age of 18. Seniors are eligible)

2. U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

3. Demonstrated interest in APA issues

4. Excellent written and oral communication skills

5. Commitment to work 10 weeks in Washington DC within the period of June 6 - August 19

6. Completed Application Package including:

- Completed Application Form

- Resume

- Unofficial academic transcript

- Exactly two letters of reference

- One-page essay (12 pt, single-spaced, 500 words maximum) addressing the following: How will OCA’s summer internship benefit you and your community?


1. Submit entire application package by deadline

2. Applications will be reviewed by a committee

3. Personal or telephone interview will be scheduled

4. Accepted interns will be notified by April 29. A firm commitment will be required at that time to secure placement.
This is a great opportunity for young people to take part in the important work OCA is doing, right in the nation's capital. Students of Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, South Asian and Southeast Asian descent are highly encouraged to apply.

All application materials must be received by Monday, April 4, 11:30pm EST. For more information, and to complete the online application, go here.

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