Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant (Part Time)

by Derek SooHoo 23. June 2015 13:27

Please see the job opportunity below courtesy of Pacific Staffing.

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Job Duties: Provide administrative support to the Legislature.  Must have some familiarity with Bills. Strong computer skills (MS Office 2010)and office support experience.  Fast-pace environment.  Must be professional, have excellent Verbal and Written Communication skills and be able to coordinate complex scheduling and regular meeting set up and note taking.

• Location: Sacramento, Downtown area

• Days: Monday through Friday

• Hours: 8:00AM to 12:00PM

• Start Date: ASAP

If interested, please email resume to Elizabeth Mann at elizabeth@pacificstaffing.com
Elizabeth Mann
Pacific Staffing
855 Howe Ave Suite 4
Sacramento, CA 95825
PH: 916 925 2300
FAX: 916 925 9711
www.pacificstaffing.com

Asian American Electorate to Double by 2040

by richard hoang 16. June 2015 15:05

The UCLA Center for the Study of Inequality and the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies issued a report projecting ​that ​the size of the Asian American electorate ​will​ double to 12.2 million in 2040.

To read the full report: http://tinyurl.com/qycu4ky

Washington D.C. Chapter's Grand Opening

by richard hoang 8. June 2015 09:59

APAPA would like to welcome our newest Washington D.C. Chapter! We look forward to expanding our membership and empowering more API Americans through civic and public affairs!

Check out the link below for more pictures from the grand opening:
https://flic.kr/s/aHsk9U3vTA

Photos courtesy of Andrew Jeng

Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month

by richard hoang 29. May 2015 10:42

Check out our Founder & Chair C.C. Yin featured on Kcra-3 News Studios for APIA Heritage Month!

Click on the link below to see the full video:

Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival

by richard hoang 28. May 2015 10:42

Check out the Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival from May 29-30, 2015!

Follow the exciting link for more information and tickets : http://www.sapff.org/

Job Oppurtunity: Program Assistant - Woodland Hills, CA, US

by richard hoang 26. May 2015 12:09

The California Wellness Foundation is seeking a Program Assistant for their Woodland Hills office.

For further information and job details, please click on the following link : http://www.calwellness.org/about_us/employment-program_assistant.php

To Apply

E-mail, fax, or mail résumé with cover letter and salary history to:

Human Resources Department

The California Wellness Foundation

6320 Canoga Avenue, Suite 1700

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Fax: 818/702-1999

E-mail: hr@Calwellness.org

Job Oppurtunity: Project Manager/Community Organizer - Pasadena, CA, US

by richard hoang 26. May 2015 12:00

Pasadena Playhouse is seeking a Project Manager/Community Organizer in Pasadena, CA.

For further information and job details, please click on the following link to apply : http://bit.ly/1eqdYH3

Job Oppurtunity: Account Excutive - Denver, CO, US

by richard hoang 26. May 2015 11:17

Linhart Public Relations is seeking an experienced account executive (AE) to join their team. 

For further information and job details, please click on the following link to apply : http://www.linhartpr.com/career/account-executive/

Job Oppurtunity: Talent Acquisition Director - Cambridge, MA, US

by richard hoang 26. May 2015 10:54

Akamai Careers is searching for a Talent Acquisition Director at their Cambridge, MA, US location.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for aligning Akamai Careers' global hiring initiatives to business unit strategies, and then planning, communicating & delivering the best professional talent on a timely basis.

For further information and job details, please click on the following link to apply : http://akamai.me/1AtNw98

World Journal - 150th Anniversary RxR Chinese Workers Celebration

by richard hoang 21. May 2015 15:14

Check out this exciting article written by World Journal about the 150th Anniversary Chinese Railroad Workers Celebration in Sacramento, CA! 

Article :  goo.gl/v4yva4

ISSUU - Asian Pacific American | News & Review

by Kevin Menardo 13. May 2015 15:56

Read the latest issue of APA News & Review here:

http://issuu.com/apanewsandreview209/docs/apanr_may_june_2015_issuu

APAPA Bay Area 2015 Internship Program

by Derek SooHoo 6. May 2015 13:45

APAPA Bay Area 2015 Internship Program

Application Deadline:
Friday, May 22, 2015
 
     The APAPA Bay Area College Summer Internship Program in San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland area is designed to prepare college students of Asian Pacific Islander background to become future leaders in the State of California. The program provides an opportunity for students to work in the offices of elected official and policy offices across the Bay Area as staff interns, and develop their leadership skills, gain public policy experience and become civically engaged.  

 

 

 

The internship program will help interns develop:

 

  • Political awareness and civic engagement
  • An understanding of the government and the legislative processes
  • Professional and leadership growth
  • Networking opportunities with elected officials and community leaders

 

     The program is open to all undergraduate college students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants will be selected on the basis of demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, community service, and academic performance.

 

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact:
Patricia Cheng, Internship Coordinator
925-759-2488, apapainternship@gmail.com

 

Nepal Earthquake Relief

by Sokie Hul 30. April 2015 18:29
Dear APAPA Members & Friends,
 
Please help support the Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund to help the thousands of people affected by the devastating disaster. You can safely and securely text-to-donate to the organizations below to provide assistance to those in need today. No amount is too small and every donation makes a difference.

 

Thank you, 
APAPA National Headquarters

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AT&T Nepal Relief

AT&T is implementing international calling and texting relief efforts for its U.S. wireless and wireline customers trying to connect with loved ones in Nepal, following the recent devastating earthquake.

 

AT&T will not charge customers for text messages or International long distance usage from AT&T phones from the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Nepal from April 25, 2015 through May 16, 2015 - it is our hope that family members can quickly connect with loved ones in the region as soon as possible.

 

This applies to all calls and texts placed by AT&T postpaid and GoPhone prepaid wireless customers, as well as any direct dial calls made by our wireline and U-verse voice customers between April 25, 2015 and May 16, 2015.

 

Customers looking to provide assistance to those in need can text-to-donate to the organizations below. Donations sent via text-to-donate are added to a customers' monthly wireless bill.

  • UNICEF: text "NEPAL" to 864233 to make a $10 donation
  • Save the Children: text "NEPAL" to 20222 to make a $10 donation
  • World Vision: text "NEPAL" to 777444 to make a $10 donation
  • HOPE Worldwide: text "HOPEWW" to 80077 to make a $10 donation
  • Operation USA: text "AID" to 50555 to make a $10 donation
  • World Food Program USA: text "AID" to 2722 to make a $10 donation
  • Global Giving: text "GIVE NEPAL" to 80088 to make a $10 donation
  • Operation Blessing International: text "URGENT" to make a $10 donation
  • Real Medicine Inc.: text "REALMED" to 50555 to make a $10 donation

See more at:
http://about.att.com/newsroom/nepal_relief_efforts.html#sthash.mb3JObYG.dpuf

Entry Level Bilingual CSR: Premium languages Needed: Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, Cambodian - Greater Sacramento Area

by Derek SooHoo 30. April 2015 13:13

Entry Level Bilingual CSR: 

Premium languages Needed:  Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, Cambodian

Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

High School diploma, GED, or equivalent certification; one years of experience in the field or related area; computer literacy with the ability to quickly learn new software programs; demonstrated ability to follow procedures and meet quality and production standards set for the position or equivalent; excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment; ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously; ability to work as a team member, as well as independently; and computer literacy with the ability to quickly learn new software programs.  Preferred qualifications include experience in a health or human services field dealing with the public in a call center environment; and bilingual fluency in English and one of these commonly spoken languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, Cambodian, Korean, Arabic, Vietnamese (30 positions to fill)

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responds to inbound 800-line calls and completes outbound support calls, provides responses to questions, and in specific instances, refers callers to the appropriate supervisor, county or state agency representatives for service and/or when problems or concerns occur.
  • Assists beneficiaries by completing enrollment transaction request transactions, as applicable.

 

  • Maintains updated knowledge of the HCO program, including its policies and procedures as referenced in the employee manual and other policies adopted by corporate, the project and/or client and as referenced in desk procedures for the position.
  • Maintains knowledge of contract compliance provisions of the project and meets those provisions that are applicable to this job position.
  • Follows policies and procedures applicable to the position.
  • Maintains updated knowledge of managed care plans that are available to beneficiaries in their service area.
  • Assists beneficiaries in enrolling/disenrolling in managed care plans.
  • Assists beneficiaries with medical exemptions and waiver inquiries.
  • Provides beneficiaries with status of enrollment/disenrollment, medical exemptions, and waivers.
  • Meets Production and Quality Assurance goals as defined for this position.

 

Senior Bilingual CSR

Folsom, CA 95630

Senior Client Service Representatives (CSR) will spend nearly 100% of their time on the phone and will respond to 80-100 beneficiary inquiries via phone daily. We are seeking ambitious, bilingual individuals with excellent listening and verbal communication skills, providing First Contact Resolution on every call. CSRs must be able to adapt and respond quickly to a dynamic work environment with many policy changes. CSRs are the primary contacts for our beneficiaries therefore are required to handle each beneficiary call with a friendly, courteous touch while adhering to production and quality goals.

Successful CSRs demonstrate self-motivation, a positive attitude, have ability to work well on a team and have a solid work history. They are receptive to coaching and feedback and have the desire to work in a fast paced environment. Predictable and reliable attendance is essential for the success of this position.

This position provides paid 4 week training which will be held Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm. During this time, you must demonstrate your ability to be successful by adhering to a strict attendance policy (no absences or late arrivals, including lunches and breaks). Your success will be measured on your ability to demonstrate comprehension of the training material during one week of training lab time. (25 positions to fill).

 

Minimum Qualifications

·         2 years of customer service experience, preferably in a contact center

·         1 year computer experience

·         High school diploma or GED

·         Strong PC skills—ability to navigate the internet/intranet

·         Ability to provide positive customer experience

·         Ability to work cohesively within a team oriented environment

·         Ability to accept coaching and implement feedback received

 

Job Responsibilities:

1.       Answer inbound and outbound calls—responding to beneficiary inquiries with most current information

2.       Stay current on all program, policy and procedure changes

3.       Process enrollment and disenrollment transactions in CRM

4.       Contribute to the success of the project by meeting production and quality goals

5.       Maintain most current knowledge of the HCO program Quality Manual

        6.       May be required to perform other duties as assigned by management

Career & Internship Opportunities

by Kevin Menardo 17. April 2015 15:26

City of Seattle

Ethnic Media & Communications Specialist

Seattle, Wash.

 

SALARY:

$66,231.36 - $77,151.60 Annually

 

LOCATION:

City Hall, 600 4th Ave., Seattle, Wash.

 

JOB TYPE:

Civil Service Exempt, Regular, Full-time

 

SHIFT:

Day

 

DEPARTMENT:

Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs

 

BARGAINING UNIT:

Not Represented

 

CLOSING DATE:

Continuous

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (OIRA) was established in 2012 with the mission to facilitate the successful integration of immigrants and refugees into Seattle’s civic, economic, cultural, and linguistic life. To realize our goals and objectives, we have an opportunity to bring in a talented and experienced Ethnic Media & Communications Specialist who will work with the OIRA team to develop and implement programs that build equity for immigrant and refugee communities in Seattle and establish Seattle as a leader in immigrant integration.

 

Reporting to the OIRA Director, you will utilize your ethnic media, communications, marketing and community engagement expertise to develop and implement program initiatives that will strengthen immigrant and refugee communities. The purpose of the Ethnic Media & Communications program is to build our capacity to engage immigrant and ethnic communities and to improve the City’s ability to deliver excellent services to these same communities who often, because of language and other barriers, have difficulty accessing information and services from the City. This program is one of the largest in the country and aims to strategically bring together communications and relationship management to create a holistic approach to community engagement.

 

You will be successful in this role if you:

Have a passion for:

·         Advocating for the needs and priorities of immigrant and refugee populations

·         Collaborating with a cross-functional team to generate positive outcomes

·         Actively build long-term relationships with the community

·         Supporting social justice initiatives for equity and access

·         Driving results and encouraging innovation

 

Have the ability to:

Strategize, Manage, Create

·         Create holistic marketing, communications and engagement campaigns, strategies and products to improve the City’s ability to communicate with and engage immigrant and refugee communities

·         Create and implement program workplans to achieve OIRA and City goals

·         Manage and create content for redesign of OIRA website, as well as a broad array of engagement platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

·         Write press releases, media advisories, blog stories, web content and social media updates

·         Communicate clearly and effectively through presentations and written materials to community leaders, elected officials and other stakeholders

·         Manage communications consultants to achieve stated deliverables and timelines as directed by OIRA Director

·         Act as OIRA’s Public Information Officer and represent OIRA to the Mayor’s Office and City departments

·         Act as OIRA’s Public Disclosure Officer

 

Manage Relationships & Engage Communities

·         Demonstrate knowledge of ethnic media and the challenges and opportunities with existing publications and programs in Seattle

·         Build and manage long-term relationships with reporters and ethnic media representatives

·         Engage the Mayor’s Office to develop rapport and relationship with ethnic media representatives

·         Connect and partner with ethnic media and engagement leaders in the immigrant integration field regionally and nationally

·         Demonstrate strategic knowledge of the immigrant and refugee community infrastructure, including business, as well as neighborhood associations, faith, service and social organizations

 

Increase City Capacity to Serve and Engage

·         Partner with City Public Information Officers (PIOs) and City departments

·         Develop training tools and resources to improve the City’s ability to provide information to and deliver excellent services to immigrant and refugee communities

·         Use customer management tools such as Microsoft Dynamics CRM

 

Be Accountable & Responsive

·         Adapt quickly to changing situations and points of view

·         Solve problems while thinking strategically to anticipate all potential outcomes

·         Exercise a high degree of responsiveness, individual accountability and attention to deadlines

·         Enjoy a high degree of interaction with others

·         Able to work independently and collaboratively

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

In addition to the qualities mentioned above, you will need to possess all of the below required qualifications (or a combination of education, training or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class):

·         A Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or a related field

·         2 years of professional experience in journalism, marketing, public relations or other field involving communications, marketing, relationship management and community engagement

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 5 years working on programs specific to ethnic media, communications, community engagement

 5 years of professional experience in journalism, marketing, public relations or other field involving communications, marketing, relationship management and community engagement

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This position is classified as a Public Relations Specialist, Senior.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please submit your application, cover letter and resume atwww.seattle.gov/jobs. The City of Seattle’s Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs values diverse perspectives and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you have questions please contact Lindsey King atLindsey.King@seattle.gov. The job will be open until filled.

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://bit.ly/1yANFGO

 

Job

#2015-00363

ETHNIC MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST LK

 

If you are unable to apply on-line you may submit a paper application by the closing date to our office. OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: Seattle Municipal Tower 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5400 Seattle, WA 98104 206-684-8088 Careers@seattle.gov

 

The City of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity in the workplace. Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided on request. The City is a Drug Free Workplace

 


 

Congresswoman Judy Chu (27th District)

Staff Assistant

San Gabriel Valley Area, Calif.

 

DESCRIPTION:

Staff Assistant acts as the face of the Member/District Office when constituents visit the office. This position’s primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting constituents,

sorting incoming mail, writing correspondence, supervising intern staff, and other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge of the San Gabriel Valley and the 27th District is a plus, but not required.

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

·         Professional telephone manner;

·         Excellent organizational skills with thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

·         Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends; and

·         Knowledge of legislative process and of House organization and procedures;

·         Knowledge of local, state and federal agencies and departments

·         Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant and

·         professional manner.

·         Strong oral and written communication skills; Bilingual ability in Mandarin is desirable.

·         Knowledge of office computer applications and equipments; in particular proficiency in Word Processing programs

 

DUTIES:

·         Answers and screens telephone calls for the Member and other staff members and takes

·         messages;

·         Maintains the office answering machine or voice mail;

·         Greets and screens visitors;

·         Responds to constituent requests;

·         Manages the Internship Program for District Office;

·         Maintains handout literature regarding the district and the House;

·         Performs general typing and administrative assignments;

·         Performs other administrative and legislative duties as assigned.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit your cover letter and resume to Ms. Becky Cheng, District Director via email Becky.Cheng@mail.house.gov or fax 626-304-0132.

No phone inquiries please!

 


 

Time Warner

TWCIP – Marketing and Digital Media Intern

New York

 

From Time-Warner.

 

Industry

Corporate Media

 

Area of Interest

Marketing/Promotions/Advertising

 

Requisition #:

146741BR

 

Company Overview

Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks and film and TV entertainment, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide on a multi-platform basis.

 

Our operating divisions, Home Box Office, Inc., Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. share a dedication to light up the world’s screens with the best storytelling, across technological frontiers and geographic boundaries. They maintain unrivaled reputations as homes for creativity and excellence, with brands and leading scale that attract the best talent and ideas, and allow creative talent and journalists to realize their visions and share them with the world.

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION

At Time Warner we're committed to the development of the next generation of talent.  The Corporate Internship Program is currently seeking top-tier, diverse graduate and undergraduate students for an opportunity to intern at our corporate headquarters and work on challenging projects in the areas of Marketing, Development, and Digital Media as well as participate in various leadership development seminars.

 

Applications for Time Warner’s Marketing and Digital Media internships will be considered for multiple roles across marketing, development, and communications teams. Roles may include but are not limited to the following job responsibilities:

·         Multiplatform Marketing

·         Print and Digital Media Design

·         Event / Program Management

·         Social Media Management

·         Corporate Social Responsibility

·         Web Design

·         Corporate Communications

·         Video Production

·         User Experience & Design

 

Additional program perks include but are not limited to:

·         Meeting executives across divisions HBO, Warner Bros., and Turner Broadcasting in a leadership speaker series

·         Senior mentorship

·         Professional development workshops and seminars

·         Competitive salary

·         An experience unlike any other working in New York City

 

PROGRAM LENGTH

The approximate dates of this internship are June 2015 through August 2015. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Interns must provide their own housing and transportation throughout the duration of the internship.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview.

Time Warner is an equal opportunity employer and seeks interns from a range of experiences that reflect diversity in gender, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds.

 

For details and to apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/1NZmAnL


 

California State University, Northridge

Associate Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Northridge, Calif.

 

From California State University – Northridge VP for Advancement and President of the Foundation Robert Gunsalus.  Northridge is a suburban area northwest of downtown Los Angeles.  It is part of the city of Los Angeles.

 

ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI RELATIONS

California State University, Northridge (CSUN), a vibrant and global University located in Los Angeles, seeks applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations.

 

CSUN has made growing philanthropic support an institutional priority, and this is an opportunity to lead a team that is experiencing growth in its resources and results. To better position CSUN to engage its alumni base of nearly 300,000, the alumni relations and development departments were recently merged into one unified department, setting the stage to fully integrate these newly joined areas for progressive and continued success.

 

This is an extraordinary position for someone who is excited about the opportunity to innovate, collaborate, build, and lead. CSUN is seeking a seasoned professional with substantial experience working in all phases of development operations, including capital campaigns, and positioning an institution to succeed in its philanthropic efforts. She or he will be an effective manager of people and resources and demonstrate competence in designing, planning, and managing successful fundraising and alumni programs, preferably in a higher education setting.

 

The Associate Vice President will be the chief development officer for the University and work in close partnership with an outstanding Advancement leadership team as well as campus leaders, faculty, staff, students, volunteers, and alumni to continue to build upon the significant energy and support the division currently enjoys. Providing leadership for a growing team of over 35 professionals, the Associate Vice President will engage, manage, and develop synergies and a sense of cohesion among a dedicated staff in support of departmental and institution-wide goals.

 

A four-year degree, or its equivalent, is required; a master’s degree is preferred. The Associate Vice President should possess the equivalent of seven years of progressively responsible professional/administrative experience in a development and alumni program within a university or comparable institution with four of the seven years in a managerial role. Executive level leadership in a comparable setting with similar functions will be considered.

 

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications is currently underway and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a professional resume, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Profile available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. This search will be conducted with the utmost respect for confidentiality and references will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. Materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to the University’s consultants, Zachary A. Smith, Ph.D. and Amy Crutchfield atCSUNorthridgeAVP@wittkieffer.com.

 

California State University, Northridge is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.

First Mien Mayor in the United States

by Derek SooHoo 30. March 2015 15:29

Please see the article below regarding Kathy Chao Rothberg, the first Mien Mayor in the United States, courtesy of Ladybrille Magazine.

http://www.ladybrillemag.com/kathy-chao-rothberg-first-mien-mayor-in-the-u-s/

Chinese Immigrant Denied Law License Gets One, 125 Years Later

by Derek SooHoo 23. March 2015 16:57

Please follow the link below regarding NBC's Emil Guillermo's article about the Chinese Immigrant who was denied a law license, and how posthumously he obtained one.

Click here to read about it!

 

Asian Pacific Islander Capitol Association - Summer 2015 Internship

by Kevin Menardo 9. March 2015 17:44

Application Guidelines

About the Internship

  • Full-time, 10-week internship in a state legislative or state agency office;
  • $1,000 stipend;
  • Dedicated mentorship; and,
  • Personalized curriculum to public policy interest(s).

Qualifications

Applicants must:

  • Be a college junior or senior (not by unit standing).
  • Demonstrate exemplary commitment to public service.
  • Be available to work full-time for the duration of the 10-week summer internship program.
  • Have good academic standing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Application Materials

1. Personal Statement.

  • The personal statement may not exceed 2 pages.
  • The format must be 1-inch margins, Times New Roman 12 point font, and double spaced.
  • We are interested in learning about you, your aspirations, and your interest in becoming an APSEA Foundation sponsored-APICA summer intern. Please use the three pages to convey your perspective, personality, and your writing ability. Share an experience that first sparked your interest in public policy. How does this internship fit within your interests in public service? What specific skills do you wish to gain or refine? Is there a specific policy area that interests you?
  • Please proofread your statement, as grammatical or typographical errors may weaken your application.

2. Resume.

3. Two letters of recommendation.

  • One letter cannot be from a Member or employee of the California Legislature.

4. Unofficial transcript(s) from each college and university attended.

5. Submit application materials to APICA.Internship@gmail.com.

Selection Process

  • Application Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2015
  • Late March/Early April: Acceptance letters sent to selected interns.
  • June: Class of interns begin their internship in Sacramento.

About APICA

The Asian Pacific Islander Capitol Association (APICA) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization comprised of legislative staffers, lobbyists and advocates, as well as other Asian Pacific Islander (API) professionals in the Capitol community. Through leadership training programs, informative sessions with API leaders, and annual receptions, APICA serves as a support network that promotes API staff recruitment and development, and connects its members to the local API community.

11th Annual Capitol Internship Award & Scholarship Fundraising Gala

by Kevin Menardo 3. March 2015 10:27

Join us for the 11th Annual Capitol Internship Award & Scholarship Fundraising Gala on Saturday, April 11th at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento!

To RSVP or for more information, please contact APAPA National Headquarters at info@apapa.org or call 916-928-9988 ext. 100.

Click here for our event flyer and sponsorship form.

Volunteer Opportunities

by Kevin Menardo 27. February 2015 11:30

1.       Job Fair:  Thursday, March 12th @ Bayside Church in Mid-Town 10AM-1PM

·We need 4+ volunteers to help with transportation to & from event ~9:30AM – 1:30PM

·Breakfast and lunch will be provided

·Sign-up sheet can be found in the Intern Nook

2.       Spring Fundraiser: Warehouse Artist Loft in Mid-Town

·We need volunteers to help assist during event

·Contact Mark (Mark.Silva@rescue.org) if interested

3.       Mommy & Me ESL: Wednesdays from 10:30AM-12:30PM

·We are looking for female volunteers

·Contact Kara (Kara.Hunter@rescue.org) if interested 

4.       Future Success Workshop: Saturday, February 28th 10AM-1PM

·This workshop is for clients who have a higher education and want to pursue such jobs in America

·Contact Kara (Kara.Hunter@rescue.org) if interested

 

Other Announcements:

1.       We are in need of transportation assistance with medical appointments!! If you are willing to help out with transportation, please email Zarmina (Zarmina.Reshad@rescue.org) your availability 

2.       Please check your NON-Rescue.org (gmail, yahoo, etc.) emails for an inquiry from Lauren Kuvakos about your schedules & end dates for tracking/recruitment purposes OR, if your schedule/end date has changed, please send her your updated availability (Lauren.Kuvakos@rescue.org)

 

Mark Silva | Volunteer & Intern Program Coordinator

International Rescue Committee Sacramento | Rescue.org/Northern California 

2020 Hurley Way, Suite 395 | Sacramento, CA  95825

Mark.Silva@Rescue.org | T 916 482 0120 ext 312 | F 916 482 8806

  

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