APPLICATION REQUIREMENTSo Must be US citizens or permanent residents of Indian origin.o Must be current college students in good academic standing and have a demonstrated interest or experience in politics or community service.o Commit to fellowship at least 3 days a week to get maximum benefit of program.o All candidates are subject to a pre-screen phone interview as part of the application process. If candidates pass the pre-screen interview and their application is considered strong, a follow up in-person interview between Intern-Coordinator and candidate must be conducted.
CANDIDATE SELECTION PROCESSo Application deadline: MARCH 16, 2018o Notification by: MAY 31, 2018o Email questions to: IAFPEFellowship@gmail.com
MATERIALS TO INCLUDE IN COMPLETED APPLICATIONo Resumeo Cover Lettero Copy/Unofficial college or graduate transcript (required) with brief explanation of any discrepencies (optional)o 1-2 references we can call or 1-2 written recommendationso Sample of graded written work or presentation (video, speech, etc.)o Completed online IAFPE written application
OBLIGATIONS FOR FELLOWSo Communicate with Intern Coordinator on a regular basis, with frequency to be mutually agreed upon between the two parties. This ensures they are provided with the support and guidance they need to satisfy intern tasks and responsibilities. This is very important, since interns represent IAFPE in official public offices. Misconduct by an intern can damage the reputation of IAFPE among contacts in the political field.o Coordinate and implement a small-scale project that can serve to give back to the Indian American or to the community in which they live. The Fellowship Coordinator will be responsible for project oversight.