Are you passionate about community service? Do you want to help ensure that future generations of Hindu Americans live in a society where their traditions are respected? Want to join a cause that seeks to give voice to Hindus who are suffering around the world?
Below are the career opportunities we currently have available.
The Hindu American Foundation is looking for an Advocacy & Public Policy Fellow to work virtually for the 2021 Spring Semester. The fellowship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have an interest in the Hindu American community, public policy and advocacy generally, and current political events. Fellows will have the opportunity to have their work published on HAF and other platforms, and may be eligible for volunteer hours or course credits at their university, if applicable.
The ideal candidate will be hard-working, dependable, detail-oriented, able to work independently or as part of a team, and professional with strong communication and writing skills. We are looking for emerging leaders who want to make a difference and contribute to HAF’s mission in the field of advocacy and public policy.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Researching local, state, and federal legislation and relevant media;
- Conduct reviews and analysis of various policy issues both foreign and domestic;
- Writing, proofreading, and contributing to blogs, press releases, newsletters, and official statements;
- Assist in coordinating and scheduling calls/meetings, events and presentations; and,
- Attending and recording Congressional hearings and think-tank briefings.
The HAF Advocacy & Public Policy Fellowship is unpaid and runs from January 4, 2021 through April 30, 2021. Work days and times are flexible, but applicants are required to commit at least 15 hours per week in a standard, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm work week (in their respective time zone).
Eligible applicants are encouraged to submit the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Advocacy Fellow” in the subject line:
Statement of Interest (200 words or less): Briefly explain why you are interested in working with HAF.
Resume (one page): Your resume must include your GPA, field of study, any prior work/internship experience, as well as any extracurricular activities, on-and/or off-campus. Please also include links or attach pdfs of any prior publications.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who have successfully met the above requirements will be contacted.