API Equality-LA Internship Program
API Equality-LA’s internship program serves to introduce individuals who are passionate about equal rights for Asians and Pacific Islanders (API) and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities to community organizing and advocacy work. The program will provide students with the theoretical foundations and practical skills to effectively organize in the API and LGBT communities. The foundation areas include readings and discussions on API attitudes toward sexuality, the treatment of race within the LGBT community, and the socio-historical intersections of racial, sexual, and gender identities and persecution. The practical skills trainings involve outreaching to and working with communities of interests, doing fundraising, planning events, recruiting volunteers, developing strategic plans, and much more!
This internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students as well as people who graduated within the last two years. The internship will:
PLEASE NOTE: API Equality-LA is flexible and will work with students to determine exact hours as well as duration of internship.
PLEASE NOTE: Interns’ responsibilities are flexible. API Equality-LA takes interns’ interests into serious consideration when assigning responsibilities.
Please email a resume, cover letter that details for which quarter/semester you are applying, contact information for two references to Andy Su at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Andy Su, API Equality-LA, 1137 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017. Following your email, we will email you an application form for you to indicate your available times and dates.
Deadline to apply for the Summer 2016 Internship has passed. Details here.
API Equality-LA also welcomes interns who want to work with API Equality-LA on special projects.
Special projects in the past include:
Please email Andy Su at email@example.com with any queries.