Advocacy Journalism Fellowship Program Accepting Applications

Advocacy Journalism Fellowship Program is a joint collaboration between ACLF and the International Examiner. Fellows will receive seven months of training and be assigned to one of the following four community groups (Cambodian, Pakistani, Samoan, and Thai) identified as being under-represented within the larger Asian Pacific Islander American community:

APPLY TO BE A FELLOW:  https://goo.gl/forms/dAnyAJrRgSNARec93

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Highly motivated, organized, and highly skilled in communication
  • Strong analytical and quantitative abilities with excellent written and verbal communications
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel with a general understanding of writing techniques
  • Good ability to participate within a multi-disciplinary team and to act autonomously as appropriate

SCHEDULE and COMPENSATION:

  • 10 hours per week (5 in office)
  • $250 per month

FELLOWS WILL LEARN AND BE EXPOSED TO:

  • Understanding the intricacies of producing a bi-monthly publication
  • Real world knowledge of working with underrepresented communities
  • Hands on strategizing and planning
  • Participating in regular staff meetings and trainings

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Researching needs, challenges and community members’ perspectives
  • Assisting in brainstorming and story planning
  • Developing Social Networks
  • Establishing bonds with underrepresented communities
  • Promoting a better understanding about and among our diverse Asian Pacific American communities

Our internships offer you the opportunity to:

  • Explore Career Opportunities – by working in the fast paced world of community journalism, you can receive an inside look at a potential career path
  • Network – meet a variety of people in your chosen profession through your Fellowship, allowing you to form relationships you can build on in the future
  • Find Mentors – certain individuals can help guide you through your Fellowship and expose you to opportunities to which you can aspire
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