Apply for 2018 CYI Summer Internship!

February 23, 2018

Are you a high school-aged youth who wants to build your leadership and get invovled in the Boston Chinatown community? Chinese Progressive Association’s youth program, Chinese Youth Initiative (CYI) is seeking interns for our paid summer internship!

Find your inner leader, build relationships with communities and other youth, get to know Chinatown, and learn about community organizing!

The CYI Summer Internship is a 7-week experience that develops the leadership of high school-aged youth and provides opportunities to make change in the Chinatown community. The internship focuses on the experiences and issues of Chinese Americans in the Greater Boston area. Through interactive workshops, discussions, guest speakers, field trips, and hands-on projects, participants are given the knowledge and tools to become leaders in the community. In the final week of the internship, participants will have an opportunity to reflect on and share their learning in a cumulative event. Youth who have a strong investment in their community, who are bilingual in Chinese, and come from immigrant families are strongly encouraged to apply.

The internship runs from July 9th until August 24th, Monday through Thursday, 10am-4pm. All interns will receive a stipend of $280 every two weeks.

Applications are due by April 6th, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to apply online here:

Contact Youth Coordinator, Erin Chow, erin[at] with questions.

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