Ishvinder Kaur - Faith in Public Life

“I learned how to advocate for the Sikh community and bring it back to Minneapolis.”

Mehr Suri - National Institute of Civil Discourse

“This experience has given me a great opportunity to use my religious background as a means of ascertaining some sort of political engagement.”

Regional Summer Internship Program

In addition to the Washington, DC internship program, SikhLEAD hosts a New Jersey-specific Internship Program.

Although the application deadline is 12:00 am ET on Monday, February 3, 2020, we encourage early submissions so we can begin the placement process.

  • Interns are placed in New Jersey State Assembly/Senate offices and local offices of Members of Congress/Senators.
  • There are full-time and part-time opportunities; most are unpaid.
  • Recent college graduates, college students, high school seniors are encouraged to apply.
  • All applicants must be residents of New Jersey or attend a university in the state.

If you have questions about the program prior to applying, please do not hesitate to contact us.