The APAICS Fellowship program is a 9-month, full-time legislative and public policy fellowship in Washington, D.C. that provides exceptional graduates and young professionals with an opportunity to work on policy issues as full-time staff members of a congressional office. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree and demonstrated leadership and understanding of Asian American and Pacific Islander issues. Fellows receive a salary, benefits, and complimentary roundtrip airfare. Areas of focus: General Fellowship; Education & Labor; and Financial Services. There is also an American Petroleum Institute (A.P.I.) S.T.E.M. Graduate Fellowship is for individuals pursuing a career in public policy with a background in energy, engineering and mechanical sciences.