Employment opportunities

Director of Field (Washington, DC)

Summer 2019 internship opportunities

Communications and field intern (Washington, DC)

National policy intern (Washington, DC)

California intern (Sacramento, CA)

No application submitted after the deadline will be considered
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.)

Application Deadlines:

Summer term: April 1
Fall term: July 1
Spring term: November 16