CA Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus State Capitol 2023 Summer Internship Program

Deadline: Sunday, February 24th

CA Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus State Capitol 2023 Summer Internship Program

In collaboration with the CA Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus

Our mission is to provide college students and recent graduates who are dedicated to public service a substantive, meaningful work and educational experience in the California State Legislature, with a goal towards creating and promoting a growing cohort of Capitol staffers and advocates.

About the Internship

  • Part-time, 10-week internship serving in a legislative office in either the California State Assembly or State Senate. Interns are expected to work with their placement offices from Monday – Thursday and attend weekly APICA seminars on Friday.

  • Starts on Monday, June 19th and ends on Friday, August 25th.

  • Interns receive a stipend of $4,960 for the ten-week period. These funds will be provided twice a month, contingent on the successful completion of the program and its academic components.

  • Week-long orientation, professional and skill development sessions, dedicated mentorship, and access to the APICA network of staff and elected officials

  • This year’s internship program will be taking place in-person in Sacramento, CA.

    Applicant Qualifications

  • Current college student or recent graduate who is at least 21 years old at the time the internship begins.

  • Available to work full-time for the duration of the 10-week internship program.

    Application Materials

  • Personal Statement 

    1. Prompt: We are interested in learning about you, your aspirations, and your interest in becoming an APICA summer intern. Please discuss how your cultural background has helped shape your identity and/or worldview.

    2. The format must be 1-inch margins, Times New Roman, 12-point font, double-spaced, and must not exceed one page.

    3. Please proofread your statement, as grammatical or typographical errors will weaken your application

  • Policy Interest Statement

    1. Prompt: Please discuss and demonstrate your passion for public policy and level of interest in eventually working as a staffer in the Capitol.

    2. The format must be 1-inch margins, Times New Roman, 12-point font, double-spaced, and must not exceed one page.

    3. Please proofread your statement, as grammatical or typographical errors will weaken your application.

  • Resume, not to exceed one page.

  • Official or unofficial transcript(s) from each college or university attended.

  • Submit your application materials through our Google Form here.

Selection Process
  • Application deadline: February 24, 2023 at 11:59pm PST.

  • Virtual interviews for select candidates: Friday, March 31 to Friday, April 7, 2023.

  • Acceptance notification: Monday, April 10th, 2023.

  • Internship start date: Monday, June 19th, 2023.

  • Internship end date: Friday, August 25th, 2023.

  • There is optional extension for interns seeking employment in the Capitol community, subject to agreement with the host office and the APICA board.

  • The listed dates are subject to change.

For more Information: Visit the website for CA Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus State Capitol 2023 Summer Internship Program

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