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LEAP Leadership In Action Summer Internship Program – Training in Asian & Pacific Islander Nonprofit Sector


LEAP 2013 Leadership In Action 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.  Interns will be placed at a nonprofit organization four days a week and will receive leadership training with LEAP once a week.

The 2013 program will be held in Los Angeles from June 17 – August 9, 2013. (Applicants must be able to commit to the entire program)

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

Applicants will be evaluated based on demonstration of leadership, community service, interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills, maturity and professional demeanor, and grade point average.

–          Applicants must have completed two years of college by June 18, 2013.

–          Applicants must be either currently enrolled in college or a recent graduate.

–          Interested applicants must submit all application materials by Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

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


I hope this is helpful and thank you again for helping us spread the word about the program!  If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me.


Kyle Tsukahira


327 E. 2nd Street,
Suite 226
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 485-1422
FAX: (213) 485-0050


LEAP is a national organization founded in 1982 with a mission to
achieve full participation and equality for Asian Pacific Americans
through leadership, empowerment, and policy. With original programs in
leadership training, public policy research, and community education,
LEAP raises the impact and visibility of Asian Pacific Americans in
all sectors.

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