This fellowship will be focused on public policy advocacy as well as health care programs and issues of importance to the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community at large. The fellowship is named for the Honorable Daniel K. Inouye, current United States senator from Hawaii, and is funded by Eli Lilly.
- Opportunity to staff and monitor key legislative initiatives that deal with senior citizens, civil rights, and other issues relevant to the AAPI community.
- Work on a wide variety of projects, issues and programs.
- Conduct research and study topics as assigned.
- Interact with other national AAPI and civil rights organizations.
- Work with JACL and other organizations to organize programs and events.
- Serve on various civil rights and AAPI committees.
- Perform a wide variety of duties, and work directly with the Executive Director.
- Minimum four year degree from an accredited college or university.
- Excellent writing, analytical, and computer skills.
- Ability to take directions and follow through with assignments.
- Must work well with others and have good interpersonal skills.
- Be a member of the JACL and familiar with Asian American issues.
The term of the fellowship will be for a time period of six to ten months and will begin as
soon as the recipient is available. A $2,200 monthly stipend will be provided along with round-trip airfare, courtesy of Southwest Airlines.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, a sample of writing, and names and contact
information for two references to the Washington, D.C. office of the JACL at email@example.com with "Inouye Fellowship" in the subject line.
Applications for the Daniel K. Inouye Fellowship will be accepted until August 17, 2012.