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EmmaBowenFoundationfor MinorityInterestsin Media Internship Program

In 1989, community and social activists Emma L. Bowen and Dr. Everett C. Parker launched the oundation !or "inority Interests in "edia with the hel# o! the com#anies they ho#ed to serve. $he oundation%s mission is to #re#are minority youth !or a &road s#ectrum o! careers in media and #rovide the industry with a diverse, well'trained talent #ool. (nlike traditional internshi#s, students work !or #artner com#anies durin) summers and school &reaks !or !our consecutive years.

Durin) that time, students have an o##ortunity to learn many as#ects o! cor#orate o#erations and develo# com#any's#eci!ic skills. $his uni*ue multi'year #ro)ram #re#ares a diverse )rou# o! talented youn) #ro!essionals to enter the work!orce with s#eci!ic +o&'related skills, knowled)e o! the cor#orate environment, and a stron) !oundation !or !uture advancement. ,ault, an in!luential #rovider o! in!ormation and solutions !or #ro!essionals and students, rated the Emma Bowen oundation amon) the Best -verall Internshi# #ro)rams !or ./10. $he oundation ranked 111 amon) overall &est internshi#s and 10 amon) &est internshi#s !or marketin) and communications ma+ors 2 www.vault.com3. Emma L. Bowen Foundation Criteria Eligibility for an internship/scholarship is based upon a student who: Is a minority student with an interest in the media industry 2&usiness, technical, creative, or +ournalism34 5as a cumulative )rade #oint avera)e o! 6./ or &etter and #lans to attend a !our'year colle)e or university on a !ull'time &asis4 5as su&mitted an a##lication 2availa&le at7 www.emma&owen!oundation.com3 and Is ultimately selected !or the #ro)ram &y one o! the oundation%s cor#orate s#onsors. Award 8tudents earn an hourly salary !or hours worked each summer as well as matchin) scholarshi# !unds to use toward educational e9#enses. Additional Programs In addition to the work:study #ro)ram, oundation students are invited to attend an annual summer

con!erence in ;ew <ork City to learn a&out industry issues and trends and meet industry leaders. = !ormal mentorin) #ro)ram, Link, is also s#onsored &y the oundation to #rovide students with industry mentors. $he oundation has also esta&lished a ;ew "edia and $echnolo)y #ro)ram !or students studyin) en)ineerin) and in!ormation systems. 8tudents interested in internshi#s !ocused on technolo)y in the media industry should check the a##ro#riate &o9 on #a)e 1 o! the a##lication. Contact nformation or additional in!ormation a&out Emma Bowen internshi# o##ortunities, #lease check the oundation%s we&site 2 www.emma&owen!oundation.com3 !or an a##lication and a list o! cities where they will &e recruitin).

Asian Pacific American nstitute for Congressional !tudies


8ince 1990, the =sian Paci!ic =merican Institute !or Con)ressional 8tudies 2=P=IC83 has served as a #olitical #i#eline to #rovide the ne9t )eneration o! =sian Paci!ic =merican 2=P=3 leaders and #olicymakers with the e9#erience and resources to succeed in #u&lic service careers.

>ith su##ort !rom Comcast, =P=IC8 o!!ers an annual summer internshi# #ro)ram that #rovides select under)raduate students with the o##ortunity to work in >ashin)ton, D.C., and )ain !irst'hand e9#erience in =merican #olitics and #u&lic #olicy. Interns are #laced in con)ressional o!!ices, !ederal a)encies or non'#ro!it or)ani?ations and #artici#ate in weekly leadershi# worksho#s and career develo#ment events. $he ei)ht'week #aid summer internshi# is o#en to all colle)e students currently enrolled in under)raduate studies. Candidates are evaluated &ased on their academic #er!ormance, demonstrated leadershi#, and commitment to servin) the =P= community. or more in!ormation, #lease visit a#aics.or) or contact Laila "ohi& at 2./.3 .9@' 9.// or lmohi&Aa#aics.or)

"he Congressional #ispanic Caucus nstitute $C#C %


$he Con)ressional 5is#anic Caucus Institute 2C5CI3 is the #remier 5is#anic non#ro!it and non' #artisan B/12c3263 leadershi# develo#ment or)ani?ation in the country. C5CI%s mission is to develo# the ne9t )eneration o! Latino leaders &y #romotin) hi)her education, #rovidin) unmatched career'develo#ment e9#erience, and award' winnin) leadershi# develo#ment curriculum.

$he C5CI vision is an educated and civically active 5is#anic community contri&utin) at all levels o! society, &usiness, and )overnment. C5CI accom#lishes its mission &y o!!erin) educational and leadershi# develo#ment #ro)rams, services, and activities that #romote the )rowth o! #artici#ants as e!!ective #ro!essionals and stron) leaders. Congressional nternship Program $he #ur#ose o! the Con)ressional Internshi# Pro)ram 2CIP3 is to e9#ose youn) Latinos to the le)islative #rocess and to stren)then their #ro!essional and leadershi# skills, ultimately #romotin) the #resence o! Latinos on Ca#itol 5ill. $he Con)ressional Internshi# Pro)ram #rovides colle)e students with a #aid Con)ressional work #lacement on Ca#itol 5ill !or a #eriod o! 1. weeks in the s#rin) and !all, or ei)ht weeks in the summer. $his e9#erience allows students to learn !irsthand a&out our nationCs le)islative #rocess.