We are a growing team of passionate, goals-oriented professionals working together to build a brighter future for the AAPI community, and to ensure that AAPIs across America have full participation and unfettered access to the democratic process.
Our work environment is collegial, collaborative and inclusive. We strive to maintain an open culture where new ideas are encouraged, and where you are given the freedom and scope to foster and own your projects.
APIAVote does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, marital/parental status, or veteran status. All qualified applicants will be considered.
Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) is the preeminent national nonpartisan nonprofit that promotes civic participation in Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities through engagement, education, and partnerships. Since 2007, APIAVote has fostered a culture of democratic participation within AAPI communities, resulting in the highest-ever voter turnout (60%) in the 2020 presidential elections and continued growth in the 2022 midterm elections.
APIAVote envisions a world that is inclusive, fair, and collaborative; one where Asian Americans and Pacific Islander communities are self-determined, empowered, and engaged. APIAVote operates under three distinct values:
We are looking for college-aged undergraduate students, recent graduates or high school students who can demonstrate that they seek to gain hands-on experience in grassroots community development within a national organization. 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.
Summer Internship Deadline: Wednesday, Feb 28, 2023 at 11:59pm.
Rolling Deadline for Fall/Winter/Spring internships.
For the summer of 2023, we are offering both paid and unpaid internships based in Washington, D.C. Our spring, fall, and winter internships are unpaid – applications are taken on a rolling basis.
Paid summer internships receive a stipend of $3,500. The internship must be held for 10 weeks and expected to be in-person, with the option for virtual.