Here’s an opportunity for students of Asian, Hawaiian descent interested in public service

Here’s an opportunity for students of Asian, Hawaiian descent interested in public service
Students meet dozens of like-minded peers in the program. (CAPAL)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - There’s a perfect opportunity for those interested in public service careers.

The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) is accepting applications for its 2019 Public Service Scholarship and Internship program.

The program serves undergraduate and graduate students of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) descent who are interested in public service careers.

This is a 8-week program that awards $3,000 to students. Travel to and from internship locations is fully paid by the program.

Students will get the opportunity to speak with public service leaders, network, attend workships and go on tour and info sessions at government agencies.

“I came into CAPAL thinking that I had only secured an internship in public service, but I received so much more,” 2018 CAPAL Intern Alum, Angela Li said in a news release.

“The Washington Leadership Program has been an amazing space to meet and hear from members of the extensive AANHPI network that CAPAL is invested in. My mentors have been such helpful resources to turn to for advice and for learning opportunities. The Community Action Project has also given me the chance to directly bring attention to issues in the community,” Li added.

The deadline to apply is Feb. 14. Click here for more information.

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