Employment opportunities

California Education Policy Coordinator (Sacramento, CA – posted 9/10/19)

Director of Field (Washington, DC – posted 6/17/19)

SEARAC Internship Program

SEARAC’s internship program allows interns to gain hands-on experience in:

  • Policy, research, and legislative advocacy in the areas of education, immigration, health, or boys & men of color
  • Analytical writing
  • Working in collaboration with other groups and organizations
  • Communications
  • Event planning and management

To qualify for an internship, the applicant must:

  • Currently attend college/university or have recently graduated
  • Have superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Have knowledge of and interest in the Southeast Asian American community


Interns normally complete a minimum of 320 hours (32 hours a week over 10 weeks). The number of hours is negotiable depending on the intern’s schoolwork load.


If they meet the minimum requirements, interns may be eligible to recieve a $1,000 stipend upon completion of the internship OR receive course credit, but not both. To receive the stipend, the intern must not be receiving funding from another source, such as a fellowship or another internship program. For more information, please contact the internship coordinator.


Please submit following materials via e-mail to Kelsey Hendrixson at

  • A résumé
  • A statement of interest
  • A short writing sample (5 pages maximum)
  • Contact information for at least one recommendation (a professor, employer, or mentor, etc.)