Work with Us

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.

Job Openings

While no full-time positions are available at the moment, we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team of collaborators and project consultants! Send emails to info@apiavote.org.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

Additional Skills

  • Graphic Design skills (or literacy with the Adobe Suite)
  • Experience working with or at a non-profit
  • Leadership experience 

Internships

We are looking for undergraduate students or recent graduates 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 25, 2022 at 11:59pm.

Rolling Deadline for spring internships through March. 

Intern Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Perform assignments from the Executive Director
  • Manage or assist with administrative tasks
  • Attend events or meetings on behalf of the organization focused on voting rights, election reform & redistricting.
  • Event management: create promotional materials and assist in developing programming for our annual Congressional Reception
  • Develop and draft internal and external documents and materials to build or retain relationships with donors, volunteers, community members, and other supporters of the organization.
  • Curate daily press clips on relevant news and public policy issues for the Communications manager.
  • Help develop programming and curriculums for APIAVote’s youth initiatives
  • Outreach – Increase awareness of APIAVote’s goals and the mission it serves to as wide of an audience as possible.
  • Organize – Assist in recruiting from one’s network to participate in APIAVote’s regional training.

For the summer of 2022, 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.

Paid summer internships receive a stipend of $2,500. The internship must be held for 10 weeks and expected to be in-person, with the option for virtual.

Requirements for all Internship Applications

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate/graduate student or recent graduate.
  • Leadership abilities
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Dedicated to promoting civic participation of AAPIs in the electoral and public policy processes

Applications Must Include

  • Submission of online application form
    • In the online form, submit a 500-word essay on the question: “Why are you interested in the APIAVote internship program and what are tangible steps or ideas you can do to increase AAPI youth civic engagement?”
  • Resume including Education, Work Experience, Political Experience, Extracurricular Activities, Awards/Honors
  • Two letters of references