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September 17, 2013 > Asian, Pacific Islander Youth Leadership Program

Asian, Pacific Islander Youth Leadership Program

Submitted By APAPA

The APAPA Bay Area College Youth Leadership Program is designed to prepare college students of Asian Pacific Islander background to become future leaders in the State of California. The program provides an opportunity for students to work in the offices of elected official and policy offices across San Francisco as staff interns, and develop their leadership skills, gain public policy experience and become civically engaged.

This year, interns will have the opportunity to work in the offices of State Assemblymember Phil Ting (San Francisco and San Mateo County), Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu (San Francisco), Mayor Ed Lee (San Francisco) and San Francisco Association of Realtors (San Francisco).

The program is open to all undergraduate and graduate college students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants will be selected on the basis of demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, community service, and academic performance.

Applicants will:
Complete thirteen-week internship program from October 19, 2013 through April 25, 2014

Attend orientation weekend retreat from October 19-20

Work minimum 10 hours per week in your assigned office; hours are flexible depending on placement.

Attend 2-hour APAPA workshops every other Tuesday night. Workshops include leadership and communication training, project assignments and guest speakers.

Workshops will be held in San Francisco.

Complete 50 community service hours for APAPA's community events.

Application materials are due by September 20, 2013. Interviews will be held September 23 - September 27, 2013.

For more information or questions, please contact Patricia Cheng, Internship Coordinator, at (925) 759-2488, or APAPA website:

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