Applications Now Being Taken for HAF Congressional and Advocacy Internship, Summer 2015

washington-dc-mapWASHINGTON DC, December 19, 2014(HAF Press Release): Are you interested in public policy? Are you passionate about being an advocate for the Hindu American community? If so, HAF’s 2015 summer internship is for you! Learn more about the program and download the application by clicking here. Applications are due by Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

The Hindu American Congressional & Advocacy Internship is a unique opportunity for select undergraduate and graduate students to spend eight exciting weeks over the summer in our nation’s capital. HAF is offering two tracks for the internship: Congressional Intern Track and Advocacy Intern Track. Each track has three (3) intern spots, for a total of six (6) interns.

The HAF Congressional Intern Track is geared towards applicants who are primarily interested in representing the Hindu American community by working in a Congressional office. Selected applicants will work with HAF to secure an internship spot in a Congressional office and will intern full-time in the Congressional office for the eight weeks. This track is open to all majors although government, public policy, and international/foreign relations majors are highly encouraged to apply. Rising juniors and seniors will be given preference.

The HAF Advocacy Intern Track is geared towards applicants who are interested immersion in the full scope of Hindu American advocacy. Interns will spend their summer working alongside HAF staff members on any number of ongoing initiatives from public policy to fundraising and development to marketing to accounting to human rights. This track is open to all majors although religion, accounting, and marketing majors and graduate students in South Asian Studies are highly encouraged to apply. Applicants experienced with graphic design and proficiency in Photoshop and InDesign are also encouraged to apply.

Source: Hinduism Today