CAPAL organizes regular professional development programming throughout the year in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Events are open to professionals from all sectors who have an interest in public service and/or the Asian Pacific American community. These events generally occur on a monthly basis and include networking mixers, speaker panels, and roundtable discussions.

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Career Fair

 Professional Development

CAPAL hosts an annual Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Career Fair each summer. The AAPI Career Fair is a unique opportunity to match AAPI students and young professionals with top employers in the Washington, DC area. A broad range of federal and local government agencies, non-profits, and private sector employers attend each year. Our career fair is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

AAPI Leadership Roundtable Series

 Professional DevelopmentEnjoy lunch with AAPI leaders in government, policy and nonprofit work to explore and reflect on their careers. Free and open to the public but pre-registration is required. Check our Events page and like us on Facebook for updates on upcoming lunches.

Happy Hours

 Professional DevelopmentCAPAL hosts Happy Hour mixers with young professionals in the Washington D.C. metro area regularly. Previous happy hours have included a bone marrow drive for Janet Liang and various fundraisers. Check our Events page and like us on Facebook for updates on our upcoming happy hours.

Diversity Talks Series

 Professional DevelopmentHear from different perspectives within the AAPI community as we explore cultural topics such as the mixed-race experience, women leaders and the LGBTQ experience. Check our Events page and like us on Facebook for updates on our upcoming happy hours.