Sidelines and Sessions

2010/08/04

White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders seeks interns

Filed under: Uncategorized — spsukaton @ 10:22 pm

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is Seeking Interns for Fall 2010. The Initiative is responsible for the implementation of the President’s Executive Order 13515 dated October 14, 2009. Its purpose is to develop, monitor and coordinate executive branch efforts to improve the quality of life of AAPIs through increased participation in Federal programs. The Initiative is housed at the Department of Education, but represents a collaboration among many Federal agencies. Intern Duties – Perform research on and outreach to national and local AAPI organizations, elected officials, and ethnic media outlets -Conduct research on AAPI issue areas, including education, commerce, health, housing, labor and employment, community and economic development as they relate to AAPIs. Intern Qualifications -Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student (must be enrolled in school at least half time) -Great research skills -Experience working with AAPI communities or familiarity with the issues -Detail-oriented -Team player -Advanced knowledge in the use of various software and hardware applications to include but not limited to Microsoft Office; and other related office equipment, such as, copiers, fax, etc. Compensation -Interns are eligible for Transit Benefits, which cover the cost of commuting to and from work on public transportation -Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter with the subject “FALL INTERNSHIP 2010” to Shelly Coles at shelly.coles@ed.gov. If interested, please forward a cover letter of no more than two pages, resume and documentation verifying your enrollment to Ms. Coles by August 11. Please be advised that if you are selected to serve as an Intern you will undergo a security background check.

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1 Comment »

  1. Thanks for sharing, might have friends that are interested!

    Comment by M John Love — 2010/08/04 @ 10:40 pm


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