The Congressional Internship is designed for AANHPI undergraduate-aged students looking to increase their experience in public policy and service. The paid internship program places interns in congressional offices and provides them with the opportunity to develop their leadership and professional skills, encourages political engagement, and fosters interests in public service careers.
Required Documents: the following items are required as part of the application and should be uploaded in the application form, no exceptions will be made for incomplete applications after the deadline.
- Cover Letter
- Essay Responses
- One Letter of Recommendation
The APAICS Congressional Internship Program is a highly competitive program. Applications are reviewed by a selection committee made up of program alumni, staff, and board members. Top candidates receive an invitation to interview. Applications are scored based on evidence of leadership and leadership potential, including community involvement, commitment to public service, and ability to challenge self.