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 DevelopmentThe AAPI Roundtable Series provides an informal and intimate space for the public, particularly young AAPI professionals and students, to engage with AAPI leaders in government, policy and nonprofit work. The series is intended to provide a candid perspective on what it means to be AAPI and have a career in public service. Free and open to the public but pre-registration is required. Check our Events page and like us on Facebook for updates on our series.

Happy Hours

 Professional DevelopmentCAPAL happy hours serve as a regular opportunity for young professionals to network in the Washington, DC metro area. Each happy hour is themed and has special opportunities at each event. Check our Events page and like us on Facebook for updates on our upcoming happy hours.

CAPALtalks Series

 Professional Development

The purpose of the CAPALtalks series is to provide a space where those with different perspectives within the AAPI community can express their stories and ideas in order to create more compassionate leaders. The series aims to discuss social and cultural issues faced by the AAPI community in a dynamic and engaging way. Check our Events page and like us on Facebook for updates on our series.