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The Tomás Rivera Policy Institute (TRPI) Fellowship Program
TRPI directs research and analyses on issues related to political and civil engagement, education and the economic well being of the Latino community. The TRPI Public Policy Fellowship Program targets bright, enthusiastic graduate-level students from across the country to offer them experience in conducting relevant research which can biased to inform community leaders, policymakers, and other experts in formulating public policy affecting U.S. Latinos.
For eight weeks, two Fellows will participate in ongoing research projects at the Institute's Claremont, California office in a professional, nonprofit, nonpartisan research-oriented setting. Each Fellow will work full-time under the direction of one of TRPI's Senior Researchers. Participating Fellows will receive a stipend of $4,000. For further information contact the Fellowship Coordinator at (909) 621-8897 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: Contact TRPI
Anheuser-Busch/Frank Horton Fellowship Program
This is a one-year internship for US citizens or permanent residents to encourage a college graduate who has a commitment to the Asian Pacific American community to pursue a public policy career. The fellow will participate in a nine-month program in the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) office, and will work on, among other things, campaign finance issues, particularly in relation to the Asian Pacific American community and Asian Pacific American political empowerment. APAICS, (formerly CAPACI, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Institute) 2445 M Street, NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20037, 202-296-9200.
Deadline: Early April
Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship Program
Program encourages a college graduate who has a commitment to the Asian Pacific American community to pursue a public policy career. Depending on the preference and career goals of the successful applicant, the Daniel K. Inouye Fellow will be placed either in the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) office or in the office of a member of Congress or congressional committee, a federal agency, or a nonprofit public policy organization. The Fellow will have the opportunity to engage in research on policy issues and will be expected to write a substantial paper during the Fellowship. APAICS, (formerly CAPACI, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Institute) 2445 M Street, NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20037, 202-296-9200.
Deadline: Early April
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency–Fellowships Internships and Student Programs
Opportunities, several for minorities, in research, environmental awareness projects, environmental law, PR and communications, computer programming, etc. (part- and full-time available).
Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS)
The two 2007-08 Fellowship Programs are the George Aratani Foundation/Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship Program and the Anheuser-Busch/Frank Horton Fellowship Program. Applications can be downloaded from APAICS. Candidates can also request an application by mail by sending an email. These applications must be postmarked by Wednesday, February 28, 2007. There will be no extension deadline.
APAICS was founded in 1994. It is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan, educational organization based in Washington, D.C., that seeks to build a politically empowered Asian Pacific American community, to fill the political pipeline for Asian Pacific Americans to enter and advance into elected office, and to be a resource to Congress about the Asian Pacific American community.