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APALI Summer Internship Applications Available (thru Mar 20)

  • February 21, 2023
  • 12:00 AM
  • March 20, 2023
  • 11:59 PM
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A team of six college student activists will be selected to lead an APALI (Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute) Youth Leadership Academy this summer.

The deadline for internship application submission is: March 20, 2023.

APALI Intern Job Description:

A team of six Mentor Interns will collaborate with the instructor to organize and lead an APALI Youth Leadership Academy as a De Anza College online class. This six-week class engages college and high school seniors/juniors to explore Asian American identity, history, non-traditional career paths, civic engagement and leadership.

In addition to community building, each Mentor Intern is responsible for:

  • Leading and mentoring a group of about six students.
  • Plan and facilitate an engaging small group reading discussion each week.
  • Plan and lead a small group learning activity each week.
  • Plan and lead a small group civic project.    

Skills & Qualities: 

  • Be a college student or recent graduate who has some course work in Asian American studies or ethnic studies.
  • Be confident in leading a college-level student small group and being a peer mentor.
  • Have interest in lesson planning, leading reading discussions, facilitating learning activities, and being the leader of a curriculum project.
  • Is socially mature, emotionally stable, empathetic--a self-starter with strong communication and personal/group management skills.
  • Has interest in civic engagement, education, social justice.
  • Committed to working 30-hours/week for seven weeks-- attend all class sessions, intern training, and planning meetings.
  • Prioritize APALI paid internship and limit other work or class commitments to a minimum this summer.

For full details and to apply:  https://form.jotform.com/230284465119153

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