PAID INTERNSHIP: Multiracial Studies Education

Multiracial Americans of Southern California (MASC; is seeking college student intern to assist with the project “Multiracial Studies Course” to be conducted at a high school in Los Angeles in Spring 2012 (February to July 2012).

We are looking for someone with an interest in race studies, education, multiculturalism, or other related subjects.

Intern must be available from December 2011 to attend meetings and related to course planning with Curriculum Designer and Course Coordinators. This is a paid internship.


  • Tasks related to course administration including: classroom setup, taking attendance, getting supplies and organizing class activities
  • Communication with school administration, guest speakers, and MASC leadership
  • Assistance with evaluation of course effectiveness, summary of course highlights for use in funder reports
  • Intern must be available on-site for each class (twice a week on weekday afternoons)

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Interest and passion for multiracial issues and history
  • Organized, dependable, accountable
  • Some teaching experience – (teaching certification not required)
  • Familiarity with high schools or other educational institutions
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field preferred.

How to apply

Recruitment Process:

Please submit resume with a cover letter stating why you are interested in this position to: <>

Deadline to apply: Monday, Nov. 21, 2011.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

2012 API Policy Summit


APRIL 30 – MAY 2, 2012  Sacramento, California

Your Voice Is Needed! Every year, over 300 API leaders, community organizers, and students come to Sacramento

 to learn about the legislative process and lobby lawmakers on state budget funding and pending legislation that affects API communities.

The workshop and plenary sessions are followed by the annual API Summit Gala banquet featuring legislative leaders and recognizing the leaders in our community.

The event provides great training and networking opportunities for APIs interested in community organizing or legislative advocacy.

Pre-Register Here

APIsCAN Vision

We are a catalyst for public policy and community development that promotes health, social, and economic equity for the diverse Asian and Pacific Islander communities through organizing, collaboration, leadership development and education.

Quick Links

APIsCAN Website

APIQWTC Scholarship: Due Feb.12, 2012

DEADLINE: February 12, 2012
APIQWTC (Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community) is a non-profit consortium of more than fifteen organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area providing support and community for nearly 500 queer Asian and Pacific Islander individuals.
The APIQWTC scholarship supports queer API women and transgender people in their pursuit of technical/professional training or higher education. The scholarship hopes to recognize those who are active in the community and encourage future leaders.
APIQWTC will be awarding scholarships of $500 to two Asian/Pacific Islander lesbian, bisexual, or queer women or transgender individuals pursuing technical/professional training or an undergraduate/graduate degree.
Current students in a certificate or degree-granting program as well as high school seniors pursuing further education or training in summer 2012 or fall 2012 are eligible to apply. Applicants should demonstrate academic commitment as well as community involvement.

Please submit:

  • A cover letter
  • A resume or c.v.
    A two-page double-spaced personal statement. The personal statement should address community involvement and future goals. How has your cultural heritage, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity
    influenced your life and any activities in which you have been involved? Discuss any relevant experiences up to the present and how you see yourself involved in the community in the future, either through your career or otherwise.
  • An official transcript
    At least one but no more than two letters of recommendation.  Letter(s) of reference should come from an instructor, employer, academic counselor, coach, leader, or any other individual not related to you who is familiar with your personal, academic, or leadership qualities.

Please submit statements and resumes/c.v.’s electronically no later than 7pm February 12, 2012.

Letters and transcripts must be postmarked by February 12, 2012.Send statement and resume/CV as electronic attachments to:
sueyoshi@sfsu.eduSend letter(s) and transcripts to:
Amy Sueyoshi, Associate Professor
College of Ethnic Studies/San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA  94132Feel free to direct any questions to Amy Sueyoshi at