Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, 2015 Leadership In Action Program, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9925

Mon, March 9, 2015

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 9925  

 Approaching its 18th 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. Nationally recognized trainers will deliver workshops in critical skill areas. Issue discussions are on local or timely topics of interest and are facilitated by local community leaders/activists and LEAP trainers. 

• Participate in leadership development training that develops me into a self-assured, knowledgeable leader 
• Work at a Southern California nonprofit organization that serves the API community 
• Collaborate with other interns to create a community impact project 
• Make an impact in my community 

• Intern four days a week in a Southern California area community-based organization 
• Convene one day a week at LEAP to build and strengthen leadership skills 
Topics include: 
o Making powerful and persuasive presentations 
o Leading and participating in meetings 
o Understanding the issues affecting the API community 
o Learning how to work effectively in a team 

The eight-week program runs from June 15 through August 7, 2015. Interns will receive compensation in the amount of $2,500 for successful completion of the program and are responsible for their own housing, transportation, and insurance. 

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