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This Native Youth Listserv shares information about the Native
American Congressional Internship!
The Udall Foundation provides this ten-week summer internship in Washington,
D.C. for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more
about the federal government and issues affecting Indian Country. Interns
work in congressional and agency offices where they have opportunities to
research legislative issues important to tribal communities. The
internship is fully funded by the Udall Foundation, which provides
round-trip airfare, housing, per diem for food and incidentals, and a stipend
at the close of the program.
The Native American Congressional Internship is looking for AI/AN students
- Are college
juniors or seniors, recent graduates from tribal or four-year colleges,
or graduate or law students;
demonstrated an interest in fields related to tribal public policy, such
as tribal governance, tribal law, Native American education, Native
American health, Native American justice, natural resource protection,
cultural preservation and revitalization, and Native American economic
to learn more? Watch
video to hear from students about their internship experience.
Application can be found
Deadline: January 31, 2013
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About the Center
Founded by former US Senator Byron Dorgan, the
Center is a policy program within the Aspen Institute, headquartered in
Washington, DC. While a part of the Aspen Institute, the Center is also
overseen by a Board of Advisors. The goal of the Center is to bring greater
national attention to the issues facing Native American youth, and to foster
solutions, with special emphasis on youth suicide prevention. How
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