JACL Inouye Fellowship Seeking Applications… Deadline August 31, 2014

8A-2014-08-JACL-logoThe Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) is accepting applications for the Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship in Washington, D.C. The fellowship is based in the JACL D.C. office and includes the following programs:

  • Staff and monitor key legislative initiatives and issues relevant to the AAPI community.
  • Work on a wide variety of projects, issues and programs.
  • Conduct research and study topics assigned.
  • Interact with other national AAPI and civil rights organizations in the DC area.
  • Work with JACL and other organizations to organize programs and events.
  • Serve on various civil rights and AAPI committees.
  • Perform a wide variety of duties, and work directly with the Executive Director.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens, graduating college seniors or students in graduate or professional programs, and a member of the JACL. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated a commitment to Asian American issues, particularly those affecting the Japanese American community. Communication skills, especially in writing, are important.

Time Period & Stipend:
The term of the fellowship will be for a time period of one year and will begin as early as October 2014. A $2,250 monthly stipend will be provided. Air travel is provided by Southwest Airlines.

Application Process:
Interested applicants should submit a résumé, a sample of writing, and names and contact information for two (2) references to the Washington, D.C. office of the JACL at [email protected] with “Fellowship” in the subject line. Applications for the Inouye Fellowship can be found here.

The deadline to apply for the Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship is August 31, 2014 by 6:00 p.m. EST.

If you have any questions, please contact the D.C. office at 202-223-1240 or at [email protected]

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