CAPAL Federal Interns are typically placed in internships within the federal government in Washington, DC. Interns may also be placed in regional offices throughout the country. These internship positions provide students with real-world federal government experience in a range of topics and areas. CAPAL has partnerships with Federal Agencies including Forest Service, Rural Housing Service, and the National Credit Union Administration.
CAPAL Public Service Scholars are undergraduate and graduate students who serve in unpaid public service internships (non-profit or government) in the Washington DC area for the summer. The scholarships are intended to enable outstanding Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) students with leadership potential to work full-time and learn about ways to influence public policy in their local communities.
CAPAL Federal Interns
Celine Nguyen is a rising second year at the University of Virginia, where she is working towards earning a degree in biology on a pre-medical track. At UVA, she is currently serving as Community Chair of the Organization of Young Filipino Americans. She is also involved in Madison House Medical Services and Peer Advising Family Network. This summer Celine will be interning in the Research & Development Deputy Area of the U.S. Forest Service located in the D.C. area.