Applications for the 2019 ANCA – Western Region College Internship Program are now open.  Apply below.

The ANCA Western Region Internship Program is a selective part-time leadership program, which introduces high school graduates, 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 20 hours per week during the Winter, Spring, and Fall session, 30 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

2019 Program Schedule

Spring (2019)

  • Application Deadline: January 23, 2019
  • Program Dates: February 25 – May 3, 2019
  • Location: 104 N. Belmont St., Suite 200, Glendale, CA 91206

Summer (2019)

  • Application Deadline: June 1, 2019
  • Program Dates: June 17 – August 23, 2019
  • Location: 104 N. Belmont St., Suite 200, Glendale, CA 91206

Fall (2019)

  • Application Deadline: August 23, 2019
  • Program Dates: September 9 – December 6, 2019
  • Location: 104 N. Belmont St., Suite 200, Glendale, CA 91206


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 or call (818) 500-3333.