Join us in DC this Summer

January 23rd, 2018

Do you know a student looking to gain experience? Or, are you a student looking to find a meaningful way to spend your summer? Internships are the best way to build your resume and gain valuable connections. The summer is only five months away and the time to find an internship in now.

The SikhLEAD internship brings together Sikh American undergraduate and graduate students, and young professionals, from across the country and places them in prestigious internships on Capitol Hill, within the federal government and other national organizations depending on the students’ interests.

To date, SALDEF has placed over 60 interns across the Nation’s Capital since 2011! Join this impressive group of alums in having an unparalleled summer experience by applying for a SikhLEAD Internship now!

Want to learn more? Watch SikhLEAD alums share their SALDEF Internship Program experiences.

These internships incorporate two components – the traditional internship and the leadership development provided by SALDEF. Participants explore a potential career track, create a network of professional and personal contacts, develop real-world skills, and gain experience that will open doors in the future. Additionally, each weekend SALDEF coordinates leadership development training, team building activities and weekend adventures with the cohort.

Time is running out to apply!  

These competitive positions have advanced the Sikh policy agenda and given students or recent graduates unique opportunities. The application deadline is Sunday, January 28, 2018. Students of all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Early applications will be given priority. For more information head to our website or contact SALDEF at


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