This semester-long internship is designed for young people in N.C. who want to advance the mission and work of NCAAT while developing their own skills and experience within a nonprofit organization. The intern will work closely with a personal supervisor and with the NCAAT staff to develop their own project and work plan. Upon completion of the internship, the intern will have engaged with a topic that they are passionate about to create a unique final project ranging from community organizing and advocacy, research, cultural education, civic engagement to public policy.

Seeking

  • Enthusiastic young people ages 18 and up who want to develop personally and professionally
  • Young people who want to advance the mission of NCAAT
  • Those who want to better understand Asian American identity and its implications for organizing and leadership

Internship components

  • Work with a supervisor to create and manage a personal work plan
  • Complete and submit education and reflection assignments
  • Collect 50-75 pledge cards or voter registration forms
  • Create a final project that reflects the internship experience

Internship benefits

  • One-on-one mentoring and guidance from NCAAT staff
  • Access to NCAAT resources and network
  • Personal and professional development
  • Opportunities to grow leadership, advocacy and community organizing skills
  • $400 Stipend awarded at the completion of the internship

This 3-month fellowship is designed for young people in NC who want to advance the mission and work of NCAAT while developing their own leadership, advocacy and organizing skills. Youth will work closely with a personal supervisor and with the NCAAT staff to create and execute their own ideas for change. Upon completion of the fellowship, the fellow will have engaged with a topic that they are passionate about to create a unique final project ranging from community organizing and advocacy, research, cultural education, civic engagement to public policy.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE MARCH 3RD

Seeking

  • Enthusiastic young people ages 16 and up who want to develop personally and professionally
  • Young people in the Triangle area who want to advance the mission of NCAAT
  • Those who want to better understand Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) identity and its implications for organizing and leadership

Fellowship components

  • Work with a supervisor to create and manage a personal work plan
  • Complete and submit education and reflection assignments
  • Complete NCAAT-related projects
  • Be willing to collect pledge cards or voter registration forms
  • Possibility for the creation of a final project that reflects the fellowship experience

Fellowship benefits

  • Compensation of $11 per hour
  • One-on-one mentoring and guidance from NCAAT staff
  • Access to NCAAT resources and network
  • Personal and professional development
  • Opportunities to grow leadership, advocacy, and community organizing skills
  • Upon completion, the possibility for a cohesive final project
  • A certificate that can be used towards resume building
  • Opportunity for letters of recommendation

Qualifications / Who we are looking for

  • must be willing to reply to supervisor within a 24-hour time frame
  • work with supervisor to submit timesheets and such
  • plus driving (not required)
  • preferred knowledge in AAPI languages or community groups