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The AASP Internships database contains  a list of Asian American/Pacific Islander-focused internship opportunities in four major U.S. cities. Please click on a desired city in the links on the left to browse the internships in that area.

Click locations on the map below or the links in the sidebar at left to view internships available for that city.

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Los Angeles Internships

The Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP)

AADAP, Inc. (Asian American Drug Abuse Program) serves people throughout Los Angeles County. Programs have expanded to include water conservation, HIV/AIDS outreach and cross training, Drug Court Services for the Inglewood Municipal Courts, tobacco education, and a for profit business venture, MTC Construction. Much has changed in the last fifty years, but one thing that remains is AADAP’s motto and philosophy: “People Need People.” It was true then. It’s true now.

Internship Details:  AADAP has found internships as a critical partnership with educators to train staff in direct services for substance abuse counseling, case management, community organizing, services, non-profit administration, employment services, and outreach services.

Compensation: Contact AADAP
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Varies 
Contact:

Jon Fukuda
2900 South Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90016
Tel: (323)-293-6284
Fax: (323)-295-4075
Email: jfukuda@aadapinc.org

Apply here 
 

Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center (APADRC)

The Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center (APADRC) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides mediation and conflict resolution services to the diverse communities in the Los Angeles area, with a focus on the Asian Pacific Islander Population. We strive to improve human relations and race relations by addressing complex, cross cultural community conflicts and their root causes with community partners through education, training, and development of new models and techniques. APADRC looks toward the future by training youth in the techniques of mediation and conflict resolution. There are three internship opportunities which are as follows: Conflict Resolution Specialists, Volunteer and Intern Coordinator, and Outreach and Marketing Assistant.

The Center is looking for people who have an interest in community and grassroots work.  All interns and volunteers should be organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented and willing to learn.  Strong writing and speaking skills are preferred.  Bilingual students (Asian languages & Spanish) are especially encouraged to apply. Conflict Resolution Specialists (CRS) Interns and Volunteers will be responsible for conducting intake interviews, interacting with clients, performing casework; possibly observing and participating in mediation (with completed training); assisting with community education, public presentations and outreach programs; and assisting in the day-to-day activities and special projects of the Center. Conflict Resolution Specialists must attend the Center's 30-hour mediation and conflict resolution training.  

Compensation: Unpaid
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled 
Period: Varies based on internship (refer to website) 
Contact:
Darlene Mortel, Program Director
Email: jobs@apadrc.org
Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center
1145 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Apply here
 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles 

The nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). To apply to any of the internship opportunities listed below, please complete the application form and upload a cover letter and resume. Applications are accepted until positions are filled. Note that we receive many applications for a limited number of opportunities, so please understand that we will only contact those applicants selected for an interview. Unless otherwise noted, internships are unpaid volunteer positions.

The internship opportunities are listed below:

Impact Litigation

The Impact Litigation Unit advocates for civil rights through lawsuits that seek to enforce and expand protections for low-income and immigrant communities, set legal precedent on civil rights matters and change discriminatory institutional practices. Our key cases have challenged unconstitutional laws, consumer fraud, low-wage worker exploitation and sweatshops, and race and national origin discrimination.

Survivor and Family Empowerment (SAFE) Project

The SAFE Project assists low-income and limited-English-speaking survivors of domestic violence with family law and immigration services, including helping them obtain restraining orders, child custody, and support orders and to achieve legal status without the help of their abuser. Advancing Justice - LA also assists victims of labor or sex trafficking with obtaining legal status.

Health Access Project (HAP) StoryCorps Translation Project 

A national interview project, to collect health-related stories. We are looking for volunteers with oral and written language capacity in Arabic, Bangla, Khmer, Korean, Spanish, and English. The project will take 4-6 hours to transcribe the audio recordings verbatim and 10-15 hours to translate the transcription.

Immigration Project (Los Angeles & Orange County)

Assists immigrants nationally and locally who are seeking help with immigration relief such as DACA, U Visa, SIJS, VAWA,  adjustment of status, representation in immigration court, and other forms of family-based immigration. The Immigration Project hosts free in-house and off-site workshops and information sessions within Los Angeles County and Orange County to assist undocumented immigrants for little to no cost. Immigration consultations are also available in-person or over the phone by appointment only.

Compensation: Some programs may offer academic credit 
Deadline: Varies by program 
Period: Varies by program
Contact: 
Pro Bono Director Christina Yang
Asian Pacific American Legal Center
1145 Wilshire Blvd., Second Floor 
Los Angeles, CA  90017
Fax: (213) 977-7595
Email: probono@advancingjustice-la.org

Apply here
 

Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment (CAUSE)

Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment (CAUSE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan, community-based organization with a mission to advance the political empowerment of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community through nonpartisan voter registration and education, community outreach, and leadership development. Founded in 1993, CAUSE is comprised of committed professional, business, community and political leaders, and has established itself as a unique nonpartisan APA organization dedicated solely to APA civic and political participation. Based in the Greater Los Angeles area, CAUSE’s influence reaches throughout California.

Since its inception in 1991, the California Asian American Student Internship Coalition (CASIC) has prepared elite student leaders to be in the forefront of California’s legislative arena. This program is especially dedicated to developing leadership skills for college students who are interested in exploring a career in public office, public service or community advocacy, which includes becoming an elected or appointed official. All college students with an interest in Asian Pacific American (APA) affairs may also apply. CASIC interns will receive internship placement in the offices of elected officials, gain access to and insight from civic leaders through leadership workshops and seminars and participate in local APA community events.

Compensation: $1,500 stipend (serves as reimbursement for expenses accrued throughout the program's duration) 
Deadline: January 31, 2017 
Period: June 19, 2017 - August 18, 2017
Contact:
260 S. Los Robles Ave., No #115
Pasadena, CA 91101
Tel: (626) 356-9838
Fax: (626) 356-9878
Email: info@causeusa.org

Apply here
 

Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST)

The Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST), established in 1998, has been a pioneer in the anti-trafficking movement in the United States and works exclusively with trafficked persons. CAST is a multi-ethnic human rights organization whose mission is to assist persons trafficked for the purpose of forced labor and slavery-like practices and to work toward ending all instances of such human rights violations. CAST has provided training and technical assistance to thousands of NGO and government personnel and represented the United States at international events on human trafficking. CAST is a grantee of the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services and, as one of the leading anti-trafficking organizations in the U.S., has extensive expertise to deliver quality training to participants.

CAST offers 2 types of graduate school internships for MSW candidates: 

Summer (full time). June - August 
Academic year (20 hours per week) September - April

Compensation: None
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Year round 
Contact:
Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking
5042 Wilshire Blvd., #586
Los Angeles CA 90036
Tel: (213) 365-1906
Fax: (213) 365-5257
Email: info@castla.org

Apply here
 

Garment Worker Center

The Center is a place for garment workers to organize. There are monthly educational workshops that explain issues such as wage and hour laws, health and safety regulations and discrimination. Garment workers also come to find help with their work problems - if they have not gotten paid, if they were fired unfairly or if the factory is engaging in unfair and unsafe practices. The center also provides a space to centralize all the efforts happening against sweatshops and to help garment workers.

The Garment Worker Center welcomes interns and volunteers who are committed to the struggle for worker justice, and willing to contribute quality time to the Center’s efforts.  Internship and volunteer opportunities include industry research, assistance with calculations for wage claims, food preparation for membership meetings, child care, graphic design, and database entry, among other possibilities.

Compensation: None
Deadline: Year-round
Period: Year-round
Contact:
Garment Worker Center
250 So. Los Angeles Street, Suite 213
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Tel: (213) 748-5866
Fax: (213) 748-5876
Email: gwc@garmentworkercenter.org

Apply here
 

Korean American Coalition, Washington DC (KACDC)

The Korean American Coalition's (KAC) Summer College Internship Program (SCIP) is designed to provide personal and professional development opportunities to highly qualified Korean American college students, and to encourage them to take on future leadership roles in the Korean American community.  

Compensation: Unpaid 
Deadline: April 1, 2017
Period: Mid June to late August
Contact:
3727 W. 6th Street, Suite 305
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 365-5999
info@kacla.org 

Apply here

Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA)

KIWA is one of the nation’s most established workers centers and one of the few community groups organizing both Korean and Latino workers in the country. Created in 1992, KIWA’s mission is to empower low-wage immigrant workers and to develop a progressive constituency and promote leadership in solidarity with other underrepresented communities. KIWA organizes Koreatown’s low-wage immigrant workers for dignity and respect in the workplace and community and works together with other communities to realize a vision of a just Los Angeles that works for everyone. KIWA’s model brings together workers from targeted local low-wage industries with community members and students in a broad, multi-ethnic vision for social justice. Our strategies include grassroots organizing and leadership development, strategic industry-based campaigns that target employers directly, advocacy, and multi-ethnic coalition building.

There are four, 3-month internship periods for which one can apply:

  • Fall: October – December
  • Winter: January – March
  • Spring: April – June
  • Summer: July – September

Compensation: Inquire at info@kiwa.org
Period: Year-round
Deadline: Year-round
Contact: 
Korea Immigrant Workers’ Alliance
1053 S. New Hampshire Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
Tel: (213) 738-9050
Fax: (213) 738-1833
Email: kiwa@kiwa.org

Apply here
 

Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP)

With the API community increasing in both size and diversity, LEAP retains the expertise to equip individuals with the necessary skills to lead, understand and address the issues and concerns of this dynamic population. Leadership in Action (LIA) is an eight-week paid summer internship program designed to develop emerging young leaders by providing college students with practical leadership skills and the opportunity to work hands-on in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in Southern California. Approaching its 13th year, the program takes learning beyond the classroom, and places the student interns in a range of API community based organizations in order to gain real-life experience working at nonprofits.

Compensation: $2500 stipend 
Deadline: March 6, 2017
Period: Summer
Contact:
Matya Lor
Development Associate
Tel: (213) 485-1422 x4105
Email: mlor@leap.org
327 E. 2nd Street, Suite # 226
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Fax: (213) 485-0050

Apply here
 

Nikkei Youth

The Nikkei Community Internship (NCI) Program is a statewide initiative, which allows college students to support the work of community organizations while increasing their understanding of contemporary issues affecting Japanese Americans. Coordinated by the JCYC in Northern California and Kizuna in Southern California, the program supports the development of the next generation of community leaders. 

The program consists of an eight-week summer internship where interns are placed at organizations such as the Japanese Community and Cultural Center of Northern California, Kimochi Inc., Go For Broke National Education Center and the Japanese American Citizens League. One day of each week is reserved for the interns to visit Japanese American organizations to meet with community leaders and expand their knowledge of emerging issues and existing services and resources.

Compensation: Contact Erika Tamura 
Deadline: Contact Erika Tamura
Period: Contact Erika Tamura
Contact:
Erika Tamura
1840 Sutter Street, Suite 207
San Francisco, CA 94115 
Phone: (415) 563-8052
Fax: (415) 921-1841
Email: etamura@jcyc.org

Apply here
 

Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS)

Pacific Asian Counseling Services is a 501(c)3 non-profit community organization. Its mission is to enrich the lives of children and families through counseling and caring. We provide culturally sensitive and language specific services with expertise in the immigrant Asian Pacific Islander populations. PACS seeks those who have true compassion to help the underserved, a willingness to work with ethnically diverse clients in a structured treatment plan modality and a commitment to move clients toward recovery. 

Compensation: Possible, contact PACS 
Deadline: Year-round
Period: Contact PACS
Contact:
PACS
8616 La Tijera Blvd., Ste. 200
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Tel: (310) 337-1550
Fax: (310) 337-2805
Email: jmanzano@pacsla.org

Apply here
 

Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA)

For over 36 years, Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), headquartered in multi-ethnic Historic Filipinotown, has served this impoverished neighborhood as well as the greater Los Angeles Filipino American community with mission-fueled passion and relatively little fanfare. SIPA continues to provide health and human services as well as community economic development and arts/cultural programs to the now diverse, multi-ethnic youth and families residing in the area as well as Filipino Americans all over Los Angeles County.

Compensation: None
Period: Year-round
Deadline: Rolling
Contact:
SIPA
3200A W. Temple St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Tel: (213) 382-1819
Fax: (213) 382-7445
Email: info@esipa.org

Apply here
 

New York City Internships

Asian American Arts Alliance

The Asian American Arts Alliance (a4) is dedicated to strengthening Asian American artists and arts/cultural groups in New York City through funding, promotion and community building.

The Asian American Arts Alliance is seeking a Development Intern who is interested in learning about how a small not-for-profit arts organization works, while developing skills in the areas of organizing special events, fundraising, and other aspects of arts programming. The intern will support the Alliance's Development Manager in fundraising initiatives such as planning for the annual fundraising gala, grants, donor database, archive, and website development. Undergraduate and Graduate students in arts administration or similar field are especially encouraged to apply.

Compensation: $500 stipend for the full term internship, school credit is available 
Deadline: Rolling, until January 13, 2017 
Period: Begins mid-September and ends in mid December 2017, working 10-12 hours per week 
Contact: Send a cover letter and resume to Catherine Yu, Director of Public Programs at cyu@aaartsalliance.org  

Apply here
 

Asian American Arts Centre (AAAC)

Asian American Arts Centre was founded in 1974 in New York City to address the distinctive concerns of Asian Americans in the United States. Its mission is to promote the preservation and creative vitality of Asian American cultural growth through the arts, and its historical and aesthetic linkage to other communities. The Arts Centre accomplishes this by presenting and interpreting the ongoing synthesis of contemporary American and Asian art forms, utilizing performance, exhibition, and public education.

Available Positions:

  • Permanent Collection internship (focus on contemporary art)
  • Folk Art internship (work with local community and Asian traditions)
  • Archival internship (preservation work)
  • Marketing internship

Compensation: Unpaid (possible college credit) 
Deadline:
Applications are considered year-round
Period: Year-round
Contact: 
Asian American Arts Centre
111 Norfolk Street
New York, NY 10002
Tel: 212.233.2154 

Apply here
 

Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE)

AAFE is committed to preserving affordable housing throughout New York and to providing new opportunities for the city's diverse immigrant communities.  Employing innovative approaches, the organization has preserved and developed 86 buildings, creating more than 700 units of housing. It has secured almost $250 million in mortgage financing for home buyers and disbursed $13 million in loans to hundreds of small businesses. Through a wide range of multilingual counseling services, AAFE provides education, financial assistance and training to empower people, small businesses and neighborhoods. Its research, advocacy and grassroots organizing initiatives help to shape government policy and to effect positive change.

Compensation: Unpaid
Deadline: Year-round
Period: Year-round
Contact: 
2 Allen St., Suite 7A
Tel: 212-979-8381 Fax: 212-979-8386
Email: askaafe@aafe.org

Apply here
 

Asian CineVision (ACV) & Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF)

Are you a student or young professional looking to break into the film/media/entertainment industry in NYC? The Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) is the nation’s longest running festival of its kind and the premier showcase for the best independent Asian and Asian American cinema. AAIFF is produced by Asian CineVision (ACV), a community-focused nonprofit media arts organization, devoted to the development, promotion, preservation, and exhibition of Asian and Asian American film and video. We are celebrating our 40th anniversary from July 21-29, 2017 this summer, and we want YOU to join our vibrant team of dedicated staff to put on the show!

Compensation: Unpaid, but they can provide school credit and MTA travel reiumbursement of up to $5.50 per day
Deadline: Year-round
Period: Scattered dates (reference website) 
Contact: 
30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
T: 212.989.1422
F: 212.727.3584

 Apply here
 

Asian American Law Fund of New York

The Fund's initial primary activity was to sponsor and operate the Asian Crime Victims Project, whose purpose was to increase communication between hate crime victims and the criminal justice system, provide direct services (case status information, transportation, social service agency referrals, assistance with filing for crime victim's compensation) to hate crime victims, educate the public at large, including members of the Asian community, as to how to respond to occurrences of hate crimes and generally to combat the perpetration of hate crimes.  Since the termination of the Asian Crime Victims Project, the Fund has focused on the Community Service Scholarship Program and the Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program.  The Community Service Scholarship Programs aims to assist law students with their tuition while encouraging them to use their legal knowledge and training to benefit the Asian American Community in New York and to foster commitment by law students to public service to the Asian American community in New York.  

Compensation: Contact Law Fund for details 
Deadline: December 30, 2016 (varies depending on program)
Period: 8-10 weeks during the Summer
Contact:
Email: LSApplications@scsjip.org

Apply here
 

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)

AALDEF does precedent-setting litigation, advocacy, and policy work in the areas of economic justice for workers, immigrant rights, anti-trafficking, educational equity and youth rights, voting rights and redistricting, post-9/11 civil liberties issues, housing and environmental justice, and other major civil rights issues affecting Asian American communities.

The summer program runs from June 5 through August 11, 2017.  Interns work full-time and are supervised by attorneys in specific program areas.  Depending on what work needs to be done in each of the program areas, interns will work on litigation, legal and policy advocacy, community outreach and education, or client intakes; each program area differs in emphasis.  Summer interns attend weekly brown bag lectures on a range of public interest legal topics along with interns from other legal defense funds and civil rights groups.  The position is unpaid.  However, in previous years many AALDEF interns have been successful at securing independent funding.  Academic credit can be arranged.

Compensation: Contact employer for details 
Deadline: January 18, 2017
Period: June 5 - August 11, 2017
Contact: 
99 Hudson Street, 12th floor
New York, New York 10013-2815
Fax: 212-966-4303  
Email: info@aaldef.org

Apply here
 

Asian American Writer's Workshop (AAWW) 

Established in 1991, AAWW is a national not-for-profit arts organization devoted to the creating, publishing, developing and disseminating of creative writing by Asian Americans–in other words, we're the preeminent organization dedicated to the belief that Asian American stories deserve to be told.

The Open City Fellowship

Open city documents the pulse of metropolitan Asian America as it's being lived on the streets of New York right now.We're looking for writers to create deft, engaging narratives that bring the face, name, place, and heart of the community to issues like gentrification, labor, and community policing. Open City in Fall 2016 will offer a $2,500 grant, skill-building workshops, and publishing opportunities to three writers to write on the vibrant Asian immigrant communities of New York City. These three grantees will be selected for a six-month period, from August to January 2016. We are especially looking for neighborhood-based projects in spaces such as Sunset Park in Brooklyn, Manhattan's Chinatown, Flushing, Jackson Heights, and Richmond Hill.

The Margin Fellowship

The Margins is our online magazine of arts and ideas. We seek to bridge the allegedly contradictory worlds of literary thought and social justice, pop culture, and critical theory while engaging with immigration, race, and transnationalism. Now going into its third year, The Margins Fellowship will grant a $5,000 fellowship, mentorship, work space, career guidance, and publishing opportunities to three Asian American creative writers for a full year. Fellows will also receive special residency space at The Millay Colony for the Arts, a seven-acre artists retreat space at the former house and gardens of poet Edna St. Vincent Millay.

AAWW Internship

Assist our Executive Director and Program Director in shaping and staffing our dynamic literary events! The Events & Programs intern will aid in publicity efforts, research for event participants, handle book orders, organize our library, help in executing the run of show at events, and will maintain and organize a diverse catalogue of writers and artists.

Compensation: Varies by program
Deadline: Varies by program
Period: Varies by program 
Contact:
110-112 West 27 Street, Ste. 600,
New York, NY 10001
Tel: 212-494-0061
Email: desk@aaww.org 

Apply here (fellowship)
Apply here (internship)
 

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center

Project Asian Health Education And Development (AHEAD) is an 8 to 9-week long summer program designed to provide training and experience for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in the health care field.  The program consists of a practical field placement, seminars and workshops, and participation in the development and completion of a community health project.  Students explore various health careers, and gain an understanding of the dynamics of the New York Asian American community and of current health issues impacting the health status of Asian Americans in the United States.

Compensation: $1000 stipend
Deadline: February 15, 2017
Period: June 19 - August 18, 2017
Contact:
Email: mbryan@cbwchc.org

Apply here
 

Chinese American Medical Society (CAMS)

The Chinese American Medical Society (CAMS) offers scholarships for medical students working on summer research projects.  The research can be basic science or clinical in nature but must be completed in a ten week time frame.  Preferences will be given to proposals studying problems related to health problems of the Chinese.  At the conclusion of the project, a written report is expected.

Compensation: $5000 stipend
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Period: Summer
Contact:  
265 Canal Street, Suite 515, New York, NY 10013
Email: jlove@camsociety.org 

Apply here
 

Coalition for Asian American Children & Families (CACF)

The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF), the nation's only pan-Asian children's advocacy organization, aims to improve the health and  well-being of Asian Pacific American children and families in New York City. These opportunities are great for current undergraduate and graduate level students as well as recent grads to be introduced in the field of non-profit management, policy advocacy, and community organizing.

Compensation: Contact employer 
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Summer and Fall
Contact: 
50 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 11004
(212) 809-4675
Email: mwu@cacf.org

Apply here
 

Chinese American Planning Council (CAPC)

The mission of the CPC Volunteer & Internship Program (VIP) is to address and promote volunteerism and community service among young and old, professionals, students and other interested individuals from within and outside the Chinese community.

Compensation: Varies (reference website) 
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Varies (reference website)
Contact: 
150 Elizabeth St.
New York, NY 10012 
Christina Wong
T: 212-941-0920 ext. 155

Apply here
 

Public Service Internship Program (CKA-KALCA)

The College Internship Program is a nine-week program that places interns in leading government offices, non-profit organizations, and political campaigns in New York and Washington, D.C. In addition to full-time assignments, interns participate in individualized leadership development courses, meet government and civic leaders, explore community and cultural issues, and seek career advice from professionals in a wide range of public service vocations.

Compensation: $3,000 - $5,000 stipend (based on need) 
Deadline: Rolling 
Period: Summer 2017
Contact:
149 West 24 street, 6th floor
New York, NY 10011
Tel: (212) 633-2000
Email: info@kalca.org

Apply here
 

National Business and Disabilities Council at the Viscardi Center

Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities, funded by The UPS Foundation and coordinated by the National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center, is a highly competitive program that places top undergraduate and graduate college students with disabilities in fulfilling summer internships nationwide that also provide them with meaningful leadership development and networking opportunities.

Compensation: Contact employer 
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Varies (check website)
Contact: 
Michael McGowan
T: 515-465-3747
Email: mmcgowan@viscardicenter.org

Apply here
 

JPMorgan Internship Programs 

JPMorgan Winning Women 
Whether you're a sophomore or junior female undergraduate, or a first-year female MBA student, we have opportunities that can help launch your career in global finance. At these events, you'll attend interactive presentations, learn about our top-ranked internship programs and network with our senior women executives as well as our Analysts and Associates. You'll participate in various sessions to gain a realistic impression of the work we do and the women who inspire us.

Compensation: Contact employer 
Deadline:
Early Fall Semester (Applications currently closed)
Period: Fall-Winter
Contact
N/A
Apply here 

JPMorgan Proud to Be Undergraduate Experience 
At this one-day event, you'll participate in job shadows, skill-building sessions and networking opportunities. You will also have the opportunity to meet our senior leaders and hear from members of our LGBT community about their experiences in the industry. Throughout the day, you will gain insights about our firm, our business and our top-ranked summer internship programs.

The Undergraduate Experience is open to top LGBT sophomore and junior undergraduate students who are interested in learning more about our Corporate & Investment Bank. We look for candidates interested in an internship position in Investment Banking, Investor Services, Sales & Trading, Research, CIB Risk, Treasury Services or Public Finance.

Compensation: Contact employer
Deadline: Fall-Winter (Application currently closed) 
Period: Early Fall Semester 
Contact: 
N/A
Apply here

JPMorgan Launching Leaders Undergradute Scholarship
The Launching Leaders Undergraduate Scholarship includes internship opportunities, as well as scholarships of up to $15,000. It gives talented Black, Hispanic and Native American students the chance to fulfill their career ambitions and carve out an outstanding reputation at one of the world's leading financial services firms. Scholarship recipients will receive a spot in our Summer Analyst internship program and monetary awards that will be paid directly to you. Within the internship program, you will be placed in a role in CIB Risk, Investment Banking, Investor Services, Public Finance, Research, Sales & Trading, or Treasury Services. For sophomores, if you perform well over the course of the summer and maintain a 3.5 GPA average in school, you could join us for another summer and receive the scholarship again. For juniors, if you perform well over the course of the summer and maintain a 3.5 GPA average in school, you could receive a spot in the 2016 Full-time Analyst program.

Compensation: Up to $15,000
Deadline: Fall-Winter (Applications currently closed) 
Period: Early Fall Semester 
Contact: 
N/A

Apply here
 

Morgan Stanley Diversity Programs

Morgan Stanley offers an array of diversity programs and inititives. They vary from year to year, so reference the website for details on specific opportunities. Student and graduate programs are available.  

Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program

The Richard B. Fisher Scholarship program is a competitive undergraduate scholarship program established to provide outstanding Black, Hispanic, Native American and LGBT students with a financial award for exceptional academic achievement and a summer internship. Eligible candidates must be currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior at an accredited four-year institution at the time of their application with a competitive grade point average. 

Morgan Stanley – LGBT Early Insights Program 

We strive to build an organization that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. One way we demonstrate this commitment is through our LGBT Early Insights Program which is an integral part of our diversity recruiting efforts helping to attract LGBT students.Our full-day program provides an opportunity to explore the financial services industry, the firm's businesses and culture. Participants are invited to Morgan Stanley offices to network with employees from our Pride and Ally Network and business unit representatives from various divisions. Through a variety of workshops you will gain insight into our businesses and learn what it takes to be successful throughout the recruiting season. 

Compensation: Varies by program
Deadline: Varies by program
Period: Varies by program 
Contact:
N/A

Apply here (Scholarship Program)
Apply here (Insights Program) 
 

Deutsche Bank - DB Achieve Program

All those committed to diversity and working in an inclusive and global environment are welcome to apply to our highly selective and competitive program. This eight week program includes training, networking sessions, and intensive on the job experience.

Compensation: Contact employer
Deadline: February 17, 2017
Period: Summer
Contact:
N/A

Apply here
 

Barclays Diversity and Internship Programs 

Freshman Foundation
Success Through Early Exposure Mentoring and Sponsorship: STEMS identifies and supports the development of future campus leaders and encourages the exploration and pursuit of careers in financial services. 

Compensation: Contact employer
Deadline: TBD
Period: Launches in fall semester 2017 (check website for more details) 
Contact: 
N/A
Apply here

Sophomore Springboard
We offer talented sophomores internship opportunities in the business areas above. You will gain invaluable experience, be supported by a mentor and will benefit from individual coaching and training focused on soft skill development. At the end of the program, you will also be interviewed for our summer internship program.

Compensation: Contact employer
Deadline: March 12, 2017
Period: April 12-13, 2017 for women and April 20-21, 2017 for ethnically diverse candidates 
Contact: 
N/A
Apply here
 

Goldman Sachs Diversity Initiatives

Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp

Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp is an interactive multi-day program for Black, Latino/Hispanic, Native American and/or first generation college freshmen and sophomores of all majors. This program is designed to expose selected participants to the financial services industry and allow them to explore its numerous career paths. The program features challenging and interactive case studies, group projects, technical and soft skills training, and networking with Goldman Sachs professionals.

Goldman Sachs Pride Summit

A multi-day introduction for undergraduate freshman and sophomores. Participants learn how to navigate the summer intern recruiting process, participate in career workshops and meet with members of the firm’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Network.

Women’s Leadership Camp

A multi-day camp introducing women interested in financial services to the vast opportunities at the firm. Participants learn how to navigate the summer intern recruiting process, participate in career workshops and meet with members of the firm’s Women’s Network.

Insight Series

Experience the learning and networking opportunities of our in-person camps from your own mobile device through this multi-day, flexible hour live learning series.

Diverse Abilities Career Event

Launched in 2008, this one-day career event targets college sophomores and juniors with disabilities who are seeking summer internships in the financial services industry. Students pair up with a Goldman Sachs professional and participate in firm overviews, trading floor tours, skill-building workshops and lunch with Disability Champions.

Goldman Sachs MBA Camp

Goldman Sachs MBA Camp is a half-day program for prospective first year MBA students from all business schools, who are interested in learning more about the financial services industry and summer internship opportunities at the firm. It features overviews of our business lines, case studies, career workshops and networking opportunities with Goldman Sachs professionals.

Goldman Sachs MBA Women’s Summit

Goldman Sachs MBA Women’s Summit is a half-day event for first-year female MBA students interested in learning more about the financial services industry and summer internship opportunities at the firm. Attendees learn about career opportunities globally and have the opportunity to network with Goldman Sachs women to prepare for the Summer Associate recruiting process.

Veterans Career Event

Launched in 2011, this one-day career event targets first year MBA veterans and transitioning military members who are seeking summer internships in the financial services industry. Attendees will learn more about the firm, our internship opportunities, and how to navigate the recruiting process. They will also meet professionals from a range of divisions and network with members of the Firmwide Veterans Network.

Compensation: Varies, reference website
Deadline: Varies, reference website 
Period: Varies depending on the program 
Contact: 
N/A

Apply here
 

Management Leadership for Tomorrow

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is the premier career development institution that equips high potential African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans with the key ingredients—skills, coaching and door-opening relationships—that unlock their potential. By cracking the code on career potential, MLT is developing the next generation of minority leaders, for the corporate, non-profit and entrepreneurial sectors, who will in turn have transformational impact on our communities. 

Compensation: None
Deadline: March 1, 2017 
Period: Online mentorship program (18 months)
Contact: 
5335 Wisconsin Avenue
NW, Suite 805 Washington, DC 20015
Tel: 202-751-2330
Fax: 202-244-6400

Apply here
 

Credit Suisse BA Explorer Program for Undergraduates

The Credit Suisse BA Explorer Program was created to bring together students of diverse backgrounds to explore the world of business. Throughout the 2-day program, you will be provided with an inside view of the financial services industry, including Investment Banking, Sales and Trading, Research and Asset Management. The program is open to first- and second-year students of African-American, Hispanic/Latino or Native American descent.

Compensation: Varies depending on position and location, reference website for more details
Deadline: Varies depending on position and location, reference website 
Period: Summer (10-12 weeks)
Contact: 
N/A

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UBS Internship Programs

Sophomore Women's Program 
Our ten-week Corporate Client Solutions (CCS) Sophomore Women's Program is designed to provide candidates that have completed their sophomore year [of college] with exposure to UBS and the financial services industry through a unique summer internship experience.

Our Investment Bank's Corporate Client Solutions (CCS) business (PDF, 392 KB) is made up of two key areas. Our Coverage and Advisory team (formerly the Investment Banking Department) provides merger and acquisition advice and execution for our clients, refinancing, spin-offs and other advisory services. Our Capital Markets Solutions team handles equity-capital raising, derivative products, risk management solutions, IPOs and debt-capital raising, including investment grade and emerging market and high-yield bonds.

As a participant, you'll be part of a business that provides integrated solutions in advisory, equity, debt and leveraged capital markets and financing. You'll also have direct exposure to management and 1-on-1 mentorship. You will collaborate with deal teams on live projects, and the summer will culminate with a final project presented to a team of senior bankers.

Compensation: Contact employer
Deadline: TBA
Period: Summer 2017
Contact:
1285 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10019
Tel +1-212-882 5857
Fax +1-212-882 5728 
Apply here
 

UBS Unlock Your Potential 
Through carefully planned and engaging workshops, Unlock Your Potential is a rare opportunity to learn from experts in the art of building confidence, personal branding and self awareness to help drive your career forward. Unlock Your Potential is best suited to women who are considering a career in banking and financial services but would also be invaluable to women who are serious about enhancing their personal and professional skills.

There are four possible locations: 

  • Beijing (applications will go live Summer 2017)
  • Hong Kong (applications will go live Summer 2017)
  • Singapore (applications will go live Summer 2017)
  • Zurich (applications due April 4, 2017) 

Compensation: None
Deadline: Varies by location 
Period: Varies by location 
Contact: 
N/A
Apply here

Asset Management Internship 
Do you want to learn all about asset management? Do you want to work for a firm with a truly global footprint? We're looking for someone like that who can:
• help offer investment capabilities and investment styles
• do this across all major traditional and alternative asset classes
• build an understanding of our industry, culture, and strategy

Compensation: Contact employer 
Deadline: March 31, 2017
Period: 10-week summer program 
Contact:
N/A
Apply here

Future in Finance Program 
Are you an idea generator, a problem solver, a decision-maker? Do you make things happen and work well on teams? If you answered yes, then a career in the financial services industry is an excellent next step for you. The UBS Future in Finance program is looking for high-achieving, college sophomores including African-, Hispanic-, and Native-American students to participate in an ongoing mentorship program that includes a 1.5 day workshop in New York City.

Compensation: Contact employer 
Deadline: March 5, 2017 
Period: Summer 2017
Contact:
N/A
Apply here
 

PwC START Program

Start is a unique program designed to expose high-performing diverse college students to our firm. As a Start intern, you will have the opportunity to further your professional and technical skills in the appropriate business related areas while working with teams in different functional areas across PwC.

To be eligible to apply, you must be a college freshman, sophomore or junior from a traditionally under-represented racial and ethnic minority group within the accounting, auditing, or professional consulting services industries. You must also have a strong academic standing (3.3 GPA or higher is preferred) and currently be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Finance, Economics, or Actuarial Science.

Compensation: Contact employer 
Deadline: Varies, reference website 
Period: Spring – Summer
Contact:
N/A

Apply here
 

Washington, D.C. Internships

Asian American Justice Center (AAJC)

ASPIRE, the first Asian Pacific Islander undocumented youth-led organization in the nation, and Advancing Justice - ALC are seeking a part-time organizer, committed to building the power of undocumented Asian Pacific Islanders.

The organizer will work with ASPIRE’s members to achieve its mission of empowering undocumented Asian Pacific Islander youth and young adults to educate, advocate, organize, and mobilize for the rights of immigrants and their families. The organizer will have an important role working with ASPIRE staff and a core group of leaders to build the group’s base and leadership capacity to engage in advocacy, campaigns, and community building.  The part-time commitment is expected to be 20-25 hours weekly with a possibility of going full-time. 
 
Summer Law Clerkship Program
A competitive program for law students. The program provides a structured and intensive experience for students to immerse in civil rights issues and prepare for careers in public interest law and advocacy.

Compensation: Unpaid 
Deadline: January 31, 2017
Period: May 30 - August 4, 2017 
Contact: 
Email: clerks@advancingjustice-aajc.org
 
Communications Intern
The communications department seeks an intern to work on communications and media relations activities and social media tasks. The communications department is responsible for activities that seek to promote and brand Advancing Justice | AAJC. The department conducts public relations outreach, seeks to promote agency programs and material, and national campaigns.
 
Compensation: Contact employer
Deadline: Contact employer
Period: 20 hrs a week 
Contact:
Email: lthronton@advancingjustice-aajc.org
 
Civil Rights Litigation/Policy Intern

We're seeking student interns interested in gaining firsthand experience in civil rights advocacy. Interns will work closely with program and litigation staff. Interns are expected to commit to 16-20 hours per week during the fall and/or winter semester, though specific start and end dates are flexible and weekly hours will be set upon hire. We will work with interns to ensure the position satisfies any course credit or curriculum requirements.

Compensation: Credit or curriculum credit
Deadline: Rolling
Period: 16-20 hrs per week during Fall and/or Winter semester (negotiable) 
Contact: 
Email: hiring@advancingjustice-aajc.org
Apply here
 

Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote)

Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) is a national nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that encourages and promotes civic participation of Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in the electoral and public policy processes at the national, state and local levels. APIAVote envisions a society in which all AAPIs fully participate in and have access to the democratic process.
The APIAVote Internship Program strives to encourage and cultivate young AAPI student leaders to explore a career in the public sector or the political arena. This internship program will also provide hands on experience and training on how to organize and implement voter activities to increase the participation of AAPIs in the electoral process.
 
For the summer of 2017, we are offering both paid and unpaid internships based in Washington, D.C. If you are interested in remote, unpaid internships throughout the year, please apply as well. Our spring, fall, and winter internships are unpaid.  Applications are taken on a rolling basis.


Compensation: $2,500 stipend 
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Period: Summer
Contact:
1612 K St. NW, Suite 510
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 223-9170
info@apiavote.org

Apply here

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)

APALA is seeking interns with a strong commitment to social justice and worker rights for our national office, located in Washington D.C. Internships are available year-round and APALA is flexible on start and end dates. There are full-time and part-time internships available. At least a two-month commitment is required. 

Compensation: Small financial stipend for full-time interns; academic credit for full-time or part-time
Deadline: Rolling 
Period: Two month minimum (year-round)
Contact:
816 16th St. NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20006
202-508-3733
apala@apalanet.org

Apply here

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APIACS)

APAICS is a non-partisan, non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) participation and representation at all levels of the political process, from community service to elected office.

The APAICS Summer Internship Program is an eight-week program that provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to work in Washington. D.C., and experience American politics and public policy. APAICS interns are placed in U.S. congressional offices and federal agencies. The program develops leadership and professional skills, encourages political and civic engagement, and fosters a strong interest in public service careers.

Compensation: $2,000 stipend and round-trip flight
Period: 8 weeks; June 2017 - August 2017 
Deadline: January 31, 2017 
Contact: 
1001 Connecticut Ave NW,
Suite 320, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 296-9200
Fax: (202) 296-9236

Apply here
 

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)

APALA is seeking interns with a strong commitment to social justice and worker rights for our national office, located in Washington D.C. Internships are available year-round and APALA is flexible on start and end dates. There are full-time and part-time internships available. At least a two-month commitment is required. 

Compensation: Small financial stipend and academic credit
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Two month minimum (year-round)
Contact:
815 16th St. NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-508-3733
Email: apala@apalanet.org

Apply here 
 

Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center (APALRC)

The Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center (APALRC) located in Washington, D.C. is a non-profit legal services organization dedicated to providing linguistically accessible and culturally appropriate legal services to the low-income Asian Pacific Islander community residing in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia. The APALRC provides legal services on a wide range of legal issues including immigration, family law, housing, consumer, public benefits, employment and community development. The APALRC is looking for energetic and highly motivated legal interns for the Fall and Spring semesters who are committed to advancing social justice through direct legal assistance, legal education and systemic advocacy.

Compensation: Contact Employer 
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Fall through Spring semesters 
Contact:
1627 K Street. N.W., Suite 610
Washington, D.C. 20006
Main: (202) 706-7150
Fax: (202) 315-0375

Apply here
 

Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)

DC Public Service Internship
CAPAL’s Public Service Internship Program places undergraduate and graduate students within the public sector in the Washington, DC area. Intern duties may include policy or scientific research, project coordination and management, business, law, communications, and more. Applicants are asked to specify their preferences on the application, and those selected will be placed based on their interests and skills. These internships are open to ALL MAJORS.

Public Service Scholarships
CAPAL’s Public Service Scholarship Program awards scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who will be serving in unpaid public service internships in the Washington, DC area. These scholarships are intended to enable outstanding students with leadership potential to work full-time and learn ways to influence their local communities and the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) community. Recipients of the scholarships are responsible for securing their own internship opportunity.

The CAPAL-MAASU Public Service Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled at a school that is a member of the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU) or a school located in the following Midwestern states: Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. All eligible scholarship applicants will be considered for the CAPAL-MAASU scholarship.

Remote Public Service Internship 
CAPAL’s Remote Public Service Internship Program places undergraduate and graduate students within public sector positions throughout the United States. Placements may be in rural or urban areas, such as Alaska, Delaware and California. Interns will be exposed to various duties and will see their work benefit the communities around them. At the end of the program, Remote Public Service interns are flown to Washington, DC for CAPAL’s Closing Ceremony on August 2, 2017.
 

Compensation: None
Deadline: February 28, 2017, but also rolling 
Period: Summer
Contact:
P.O. Box 65073
Washington, DC 20035
Phone: 877-892-5427
Fax: 877-892-5427
Email: info@capal.org

Apply here
 

Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC)

The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) was founded in 1985. It is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization representing the civilian and military Asian Pacific American (APA) employees in the Federal and District of Columbia governments. 

The OCA Internship Program is one of OCA's signature student leadership development programs. Celebrating its 28th year in 2017, the OCA Internship Program seeks to cultivate future leadership by providing students from all over the country with the opportunity to be involved in the political process through a national organization.

Compensation: $2,500 stipend 
Deadline: Sping (January 19th), Summer (February 17th) 
Period: Spring (March 28-June 3), Summer (June 12-August 18)
Contact:
P.O. Box 23184 
Washington DC, 20026-3184

Apply here

International Leadership Foundation (ILF)

Civic Fellowship Program

The International Leadership Foundation (ILF) Civic Fellowship Program is the nation's top Asian Pacific American leadership development program in Washington D.C. Since its inception in 2000, ILF has provided scholarships and leadership training opportunities for over a thousand remarkable Asian Pacific American (APA) college students. Each year, approximately 30 outstanding college students are inducted into the summer-long Fellowship Program and participate in a supervised training curriculum. These students are subsequently placed in an 8-week public service internship (in a federal agency, non-profit or non-governmental organization or a congressional office) and are enrolled in educational seminars. Students undergo this rigorous program to learn more about the American and international political process and what it takes to become a leader in theacademic, entrepreneurial, cultural, professional, and private and public sectors.

Student must be a U.S. citizen to apply.

Compensation: $2,000 stipend 
Deadline: February 1, 2017
Period: Summer
Contact: 
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
#700 Washington DC 20004
Phone: 202-204-3019
Email: ilf@ileader.org 

Apply here
 

Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)

Mike M. Masaoka Congressional Fellowship
The Mike M. Masaoka Fellowship Fund was established in 1988 to honor Mike M. Masaoka (1915-1991) for a lifetime of outstanding public service in promoting justice, civil rights and human dignity. The purpose of the Fund is to develop leaders for public service by providing opportunities for recently gradated students (of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs) and young professionals to work for a member of Congress. The Fellows’ assignments include a variety of tasks where they will be exposed to all facets of the work of the Representative or Senator and his/her staff.

Compensation: Contact employer 
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Contact employer 
Contact: 
1629 K Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20006
Tel: (202) 223-1240

Apply here

Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship
The Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship is named for the late United States senator from Hawaii. The fellow will monitor key legislative initiatives of importance to the JACL mission, and design and implement JACL-sponsored programs among other tasks and duties. This paid Fellowship is awarded to a qualified student or young professional who has completed at least an undergraduate degree.

Compensation: Contact employer 
Deadline: Contact employer 
Period: Year-round
Contact: 
Tel: 202-223-1240
Email: policy@jacl.org 

Apply here
 

National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD)

Internship Program

Period: Spring, summer, and fall
Deadline:  Dependent on desired period

Apply here
 

Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA)

The OCA Internship Program is one of OCA's signature student leadership development programs. Celebrating its 26th year in 2015, the OCA Internship Program seeks to cultivate future leadership by providing students from all over the country with the opportunity to be involved in the political process through a national organization.

Compensation: $2,500 stipend 
Deadline: August 12, February 5, February 26
Period: Year-round, 10 weeks
Contact: 
1322 18th Street, NW
Washington DC 20036-1803
Telephone: 202-223-5500
Fax: 202-296-054
Email: oca@ocanational.org

Apply here
 

Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)

SEARAC is a national organization that advances the interests of Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese Americans by empowering communities through advocacy, leadership development, and capacity building to create a socially just and equitable society.

Compensation: $1,000 stipend or course credit
Deadline: Summer (March 1), Fall (June 1), Spring (October 1) 
Period: Year-round 
Contact:
1628 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 601-2960
Fax: (202) 667-6449
E-mail: searac@searac.org

Apply here
 

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Washington, D.C., offers full-time internships during the spring, summer, and fall. Part-time applicants who can commit to at least 20 hours a week will be considered, although the Initiative prioritizes full-time applicants (32-40 hours a week).

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 its scope is government-wide.

Interns at the Initiative are responsible for assisting the staff on a wide range of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) issues and priorities, including capacity-building, civil rights, data disaggregation, economic development, education, health, immigration, language access, and workforce diversity.  In addition, interns will help write policy memos and proposals, draft blogs, assist with communications and social media, coordinate and staff events, and conduct outreach to national and local AAPI organizations and leaders.

Compensation: Contact employer 
Deadline: Rolling, priority deadline October 23 for spring 2017 session (January-May) 
Period: Jan-May, May/June-Aug, Aug-Dec
Contact: 
Email: whitehouseaapi@ed.gov

Apply here
 

San Francisco Internships

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach

Founded in 1975, Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (formerly Nihonmachi Legal Outreach) is a community-based, social justice organization serving the Asian and Pacific Islander, and other communities of the Greater Bay Area. With offices in Oakland and San Francisco, our work is focused in the areas of violence against women/family law, immigration and immigrant rights, senior law and elder abuse prevention, the rights of those with disabilities, anti-human trafficking, youth violence prevention, affordable housing preservation and tenants’ rights, and other social justice issues.

Compensation: Unpaid
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Contact employer for details 
Contact:
1121 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 567-6255

Apply here

Asian Women's Shelter 

We are committed to providing the support necessary to empower women, transgender, and children survivors of domestic violence to rebuild their lives. Volunteers and Multilingual Access Model (MLAM) Language Advocates are vital to maintaining supportive services at the shelter. If you are passionate about helping a diverse group of survivors as they heal, please consider volunteering-we can't do it without you!

Compensation: Unpaid
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Year-round 
Contact:
3543 18th Street #19
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 751-7110
info@sfaws.org

Apply here

Californians for Justice

Compensation: Unpaid
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Year-round
Contact:
Geordee Corpuz
geordeecorpuz@caljustice.org 
520 3rd Street #204
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 452-2728
 

Kearny Street Workshop 

Founded in 1972, during the height of the Asian American cultural movement, Kearny Street Workshop (KSW) is the oldest Asian Pacific American multidisciplinary arts organization in the country.

Offering classes and workshops, salons, and student presentations, as well as professionally curated and produced exhibitions, performances, readings, and screenings, KSW makes artists out of community members and community members out of artists. For the past 43 years, KSW has nurtured creative spirit, offered an important platform for new voices to be heard, and connected artists with community.

Compensation: Unpaid 
Deadline: Rolling
Period: Year-round
Contact:
P.O. Box 14545, San Francisco,
CA 94114-0545
415-503-0520
info@kearnystreet.org

Apply here 

Miscellaneous Locations

Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center (APALRC)

The Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center (APALRC) located in Washington, D.C. is a non-profit legal services organization dedicated to providing linguistically accessible and culturally appropriate legal services to the low-income Asian Pacific Islander community residing in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia. The APALRC provides legal services on a wide range of legal issues including immigration, family law, housing, consumer, public benefits, employment and community development.

Compensation: Contact employer for details 
Deadline: Rolling 
Period: Summer and academic year
Contact: 
(202)-393-3572
admin@apalrc.org 

Apply here

Google BOLD Internship Program

The Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development (BOLD) Internship Program is a paid summer internship for rising undergraduate seniors that are interested in working in technology and full-time opportunities at Google. We’ve designed our program to expose historically underrepresented students in this field to career opportunities in the industry. Students from all schools, and students who identify with a group that is historically underrepresented in the technology industry, including but not limited to Black, Hispanic, Native American, students with disabilities, and veterans, are encouraged to apply.

Outside of your work, you will engage in high-impact developmental programming while building meaningful relationships with other interns and Googlers through a variety of summer activities. This includes 1:1 mentorship, an exclusive speaker series with company leadership, custom learning and development programming, and opportunities to create community.

Compensation: Contact employer 
Deadline: Application for 2017 internship is now closed 
Period: 
11-12 weeks starting in late-May/June 
Contact: 
1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy,
Mountain View, CA, USA

Apply here

JumpStart Undergraduate Diversity Forum

As an undergraduate, your career search should begin well before your junior and senior years. The JumpStart Undergraduate Diversity Forum is the premier vehicle for connecting high performing students with best-in-class firms. Gain exposure to fields you might not have considered; come away with a greater understanding of the terminology, culture and expectations within those industries. Make connections that can lead to internships and post-grad positions.

Compensation: Unpaid 
Deadline: Rolling 
Period: August 8-11, 2017 
Contact: 
PMB 147
4000 W. 106TH ST.
Suite 125
CARMEL, IN 46032

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PwC International Intern Experience 

The International Intern Experience is your opportunity to immerse yourself in PwC’s global network through shadowing PwC professionals abroad. Selected interns will will be paired with a current US assignee abroad to experience life inside the world’s leading professional services firm. Selected interns will begin their winter/spring or summer internship in their respective home office on their market designated start date and will attend local training with their intern peer group. This will be followed by a one week international assignment abroad. Upon completion of this experience, interns will return to their local office to complete their winter/spring or summer internship. 

Compensation: Free work visa, housing, and travel arrangements 
Deadline: Rolling 
Period: Winter/Spring and Summer
Contact:
N/A

Apply here