LEAP Opportunities for College Students and Nonprofits

1. 2013 Leadership In Action Summer Internship Program

Developing emerging young leaders
Bridging self and community
Taking learning beyond the classroom

Approaching its 16th year, LEAP’s eight-week Leadership In Action (LIA) Summer Internship Program offers a unique opportunity for personal leadership development with hands-on training and exploration of the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) nonprofit sector.

The 2013 program will be held in Los Angeles from June 17 – August 9, 2013.

The intern will be paid $2,500 for the eight-week internship.

Interns will be placed at a nonprofit organization four days a week and will receive leadership training with LEAP once a week.

Interns interested in applying for the program must submit all application materials by Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

Organizations interested in applying for an intern must be based in Southern California and submit the CBO Application by Wednesday, February 13, 2013.

Applications and information can be found at www.leap.org/empower_lia.html

2. Nissan Career and Leadership Seminar

What Next? How Social Justice Advocacy and Campus Organizing Skills Help in the Real World
A Nissan Career and Leadership Seminar presented by LEAP

So, you are involved in community organizations and campus activities during college. How will that help you in the real world? Which skills can help you after graduation and how do you continue to stay involved with issues that are important to you? Come and hear about the experiences of three panelists who continue to advocate for the community within their various careers.

Please visit HERE for more information.

This event is part of the the 28th Annual Asian Pacific American Awareness Conference (APAAC). APAAC aims to educate the campus and larger Orange County community about Asian Pacific-Islander American issues. The hope is to inspire attendees to bring back the knowledge gained from keynote speakers and a multitude of workshops to their respective communities and continue working towards progress as well as equity. The theme of this year’s conference is “Reimagine, Rebuild, Reclaim.”

When and Where
University California, Irvine (UCI)
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Panel : 1:00pm – 2:00pm
For Campus maps and Directions visit: http://apaac.wordpress.com/registration/directions-and-parking/

Tami Bui (Edison International)
Scott Chan (Asian Pacific Islander Obesity Prevention Alliance)
Saima Husain (South Asian Network)
Moderator: Nikki Modi

Cost: $5 for the entire conference