White House Fellowships

White House Fellowships is one of America's most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. In 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson created the Program for young people of exceptional talent . Time Magazine has called its alums, which include Collin Powell and Dick Cheney, as the most powerful networking group in the World.  In 45 years of its existence over 600 alums have gone through this prestigious fellowship.
 You can have detailed information by clicking on this link: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/fellows/


White House Internships
The White House Internship provides an excellent opportunity to experience day-to-day life at the White House while working on a variety of tasks and projects. You can have more information about the program by clicking on the link below:



Internship at Capital & Federal Government

Are you starting to plan your summer? Have you considered an internship in DC? (Please note that you must be a US Citizen to work in the US Government.) Department Of Homeland Security has announced summer internship for college students who are enrolled at least half-time in accredited institutions. Please go to Department Of Homeland Security Summer Internship Vacancy Announcement for more information.

Congressman Charles W. Boustany has just announced two internships in his DC office. Please go to the Congressman Boustany website for more information.  Current students and recent graduates should submit a cover letter and resume to Jeff Dobrozsi, Chief of Staff, at jeff.dobrozsi@mail.house.go or by fax at (202) 225-5724.

For more internships at Hill contact your local elected Congressperson, or contact Congressional Muslim Staffers Association or US Senate.


Apply for Community Awards

The Arab American Institute Foundation is looking for qualified individuals to apply for its annual Youth Leadership Awards. The Helen Abbott Community Service Awards and the Raymond Jallow Awards for Public Service are given annually by the AAIF to outstanding candidates who have shown a commitment to public or community service.

The Helen Abbott Community Service Awards honor students and student organizations whose devotion to community service, selfless acts of care, and interest in improving the quality of life for others reflect the life of the Awards' namesake. Each year the Foundation awards a maximum of two $1,000 individual prizes to exceptional undergraduate students, and one $500 grant to a high school student. Previous recipients have demonstrated an extraordinary ability to balance success in their academic endeavors with selfless service to their respective communities.

The Raymond Jallow Awards for Public Service are presented to two deserving candidates whose commitment to public service reflects the life of the Awards' namesake. Two $500 grants are given annually to students and adults who are actively involved in, or plan to participate, in public service. Previous recipients have displayed a strong commitment to service in the public interest.

If you feel that you, or someone you know, would be a good candidate for one of the awards, please contact Kyle Haley at khaley@aaiusa.org.



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