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ALPHA CONGRESSIONAL INTERNSHIP ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERN I TY, INC.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is accepting rĂŠsumĂŠs and applications for the Alpha Congressional Internship. Qualified applicants must be a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and an undergraduate student or graduate within the last year. Interested applicants should possessa positive attitude and the ability to learn, comprehend quickly and work effectively with others in a fast-paced environment. Effective communication skills, both oral and written, are also a plus. A cumulative GPAof 2.6 or higher on a 4.0 scale is required. Opportunities are available in Washington, D.C.and in District offices throughout the year. Internships are unpaid, and interns generally work for approximately three months. Internships provide an excellent opportunity to learn about the inner workings of Congress,government agencies and the legislative process. All application materials should be scanned and emailed to govinterns@apa1906.net. Applications must be received no later than the deadlines below to be reviewed for consideration. Students have an opportunity to earn academic credit. The dates for the Congressional Internships are: Spring January 9, 2012-May 18, 2012 Deadline to apply is December 15, 2011 Summer June 4, 2012-August 31, 2012 Deadline to apply is April 1, 2012 Fall September 10, 2012-December 14, 2012 Deadline to apply is July 1, 2012


Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

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Please fill out this form completely. Please attach a professional photo of yourself to this application or email it along with this completed application.

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Name of Supervisor:       OTHER Military Record (pleaseindicate the following: branch of service, date entered, date separated, rank or grade at entry, rank or grade at separation and any decorations):      

Have you ever previously worked on Capitol Hill? If yes, pleaseprovide dates, and in what capacity you worked? YES NO      

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor? If yes, pleaseexplain. YES NO       Chapter Name:      Key #:      Chapter Seat:      Initiation Date:       Current Collegiate Classification (if applicable):      College GPA:      College GPAScale:     

BACKGROUND INFORMAT IO N Pleasedescribe any work, undergraduate or personal experience, that you feel has contributed to your personal growth (you may use an additional sheet of paper if necessary):      

Pleaselist any additional skills:      

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Supplemental Information Checklist A current official transcript Proof of enrollment status from Registrar’s Office 2 letters of recommendation Chapter Advisor Chapter and Alpha involvement College/University Faculty/Staff Member Campus involvement Passport photo (may be scanned with application) No more than 500 word count essay on “WHAT DO THE ALPHA PRINCIPLES MEAN TO YOU, AND HOW WILL YOU APPLY THEM IN A CONGRESSIONAL OFFICE?”

Applications must be received in the Corporate Headquarters Office no later than the corresponding deadlines for consideration into the program. Please submit all information at one time; incomplete applications will be rejected. Candidates will be selected and informed by the respective hiring congressional office. I certify that the information provided in this application is true and current. I understand that misrepresentation or omission of facts and supplemental information requested is cause for non-acceptance into an Alpha Congressional Internship. I understand that the organization is not obligated to accept or place me as an intern, and if selected as an intern, I agree to fulfill the responsibilities to the best of my ability and abide by the expectations, policies and regulations of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and the congressional office. I further understand that leave time is not accrued during the internship period, I will not be compensated for any time missed and no additional benefits (i.e., medical, insurance, pension) will be provided to interns as part of this internship package.

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