$20,000 Fellowship with Asian American Institute for Congressional Studies

For those folks who are interested in doing work with the federal government:

Now Accepting:
APAICS 2012 – 2013 Fellowship Program Applications

The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is now accepting applications for its APAICS 2012 – 2013 Fellowship Program in Washington, D.C.

If individuals are interested, please have them fill out the 2012 – 2013 application here.

The APAICS Internship Program places fellows in the US Congress, federal agencies and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) nonprofit organizations.

The program aims to build leadership skills and foster a strong intent in political and civic engagement.
For undergraduate and graduate students.

For more information about the APAICS 2012 – 2013 Fellowship Program, visit this link.

APAICS is also pleased to partner with the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) for a joint housing fellowship program in Washington, D.C.

Please be sure to look out for more information from APAICS regarding the 2012 – 2013 fellowship in the near future.

For additional questions, contact APAICS Program Director at fellowship@apaics.org or (202) 296-9200.

Work Study Position at the Asian American Studies Center

Anyone still looking for a work-study job?

UCLA Asian American Studies Center
Student Community Projects Unit
3230 Campbell Hall

Position: Assistant IV – clerical/office
Pay Rate: $ 9.47
Hours per week: 10-15 hours/week

Period needed: January 2012 to June 2012

Job Description:

General office clerical duties, data entry, answering phone calls, photocopying, typing memos,
filing, mail distribution, posting bulletin board, other clerical duties as needed and running errands, graphic design – flyers, brochures.

SCP Files Management – Organize, prepare and box files for storage to AASC SCP archives; dispose of documents after review and approval from SCP Coordinator.

Serve as a Center liaison with UCLA Asian American and Pacific Island student organizations, especially AASC student organization partners. Will be Office Manager for AASC student org office space in 3221 Campbell Hall.

Assist with development, implementation and publicity of AASC and SCP programs and projects as requested.

Prefer at least 1 year office experience but will train.
Must be able to type quickly and accurately.
Be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Must have computer experience, especially Apple Macintosh and applications (Microsoft Office Suite, Powerpoint, etc).

Desired abilities:
Program/event planning and implementation.
Design postcards, flyers.
Good working knowledge of how to apply social media for use in an academic setting (Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc).
Working knowledge of UCLA campus bureaucracy and programming procedures.
Experience working with Asian American & Pacific Island student groups and community.
Ability to work independently, complete assignments in a timely fashion and problem solve.

Direct resumes and work study allocation in email to meg@ucla.edu