ANCA-WR Internship Program

Applications for the 2021 ANCA Western Region Internship Program are now open.  Apply below.

The ANCA Western Region Internship Program is a selective part-time leadership program, which introduces college students and recent college graduates to all aspects of the public affairs arena. The program provides an opportunity for student leaders and activists to gain an in-depth understanding of the American political system, Armenian-American issues and advocacy efforts on the local, state and federal levels.

Interns will gain experience in non-profit management, government affairs, community organizing and education, communication, media, and planning and executing events. In addition to individual and joint projects, interns will participate in workshops featuring a variety of guest speakers including public officials, ANCA leadership, and specialists from the community.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Applicants must have a high school diploma
  • Complete 15 hours per week during the Spring and Fall session, 25 hours in the Summer including some evenings and weekends
  • Have a valid driver’s license (exceptions made in special circumstances)
  • Minimum age requirement for internship program: 18 years

2022 Program Schedule

Winter/Spring (2022)

  • Application Deadline: December 20, 2021
  • Program Dates: January 24 – May 6, 2022
  • Location: To Be Determined

Summer (2022)

  • Application Deadline: April 27, 2022
  • Program Dates: June 13 – August 26, 2022
  • Location: To Be Determined

Fall (2022)

  • Application Deadline: August 5, 2022
  • Program Dates: September 12 – December 14, 2022
  • Location: To Be Determined

In successfully completing all internship program requirements, participants may receive school credit.

For more information about the ANCA Western Region Internship Program, please e-mail info@ancawr.org or call (818) 500-1918.

2021 ANCA WR College Internship Program Application

  • You may choose more than one session, depending on your availability, prior to its deadline.
  • Please select the two areas of specialization that most interest you. This will be taken into consideration when evaluating your application and aid in, but not solely determine your placement within the program
  • Personal Statement

  • 1) If you could visit one place anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
  • Resume

  • Accepted file types: pdf.