2013-March-Intern-groupThe Sikh Coalition internship program allows students pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies to gain hands-on experience in promoting the civil and human rights of all individuals. Throughout the years, interns have worked to further the mission and vision of the Sikh Coalition by helping to achieve legal victories, as well as educating and empowering the community and contributing to the growth of the organization. Internships are available in the following program areas:

Advocacy – Community Development – Education Legal – Video & Media – Operations – Fund Development

Our interns are given real responsibility and have the opportunity to affect noticeable change in the Sikh community through involvement in the Coalition’s ground-breaking work.

Fellowship Program The Sikh Coalition is launching a new fellowship program. Fellows will work out of one of three Coalition offices around the country, New York City, Fremont, CA, or Washington, DC. Fellows will gain invaluable hands-on experience in a multitude of areas. The Sikh Coalition is looking for bright, creative passionate individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree. Candidates will be required to work a flexible 20 hrs/week for about 9 months and will receive a monthly stipend. Fellowships are being offered in the following areas:

Advocacy (New York City) – Fund Development (New York City) – Advocacy (Fremont, CA) – Community Development (New York City)

Interested applicants should send a resume, a cover letter and a writing sample to fellowship@sikhcoalition.org. Read more about the experiences of past Sikh Coalition interns:

2013-March-Shalvinder-Seehra“I chose to apply as an intern at the Sikh Coalition because I understood the capacity it has to create change within our nation. I would be able to give back to my community by helping create a safe environment for all Sikh Americans and there is nothing more rewarding.” Read more here

– Shalvinder Kaur Seehra Social Justice Advocacy Intern Summer 2012

2013-March-Sandip-Patel“The intelligence and diversity of solutions that the Coalition brings to legal and other matters is extraordinary. Yet the most unique aspect of the organization is the collaboration between staff and interns.” Read more here

Sandip Patel Dr. Bajwa Legal Fellow Summer 2012

For more information about the Sikh Coalition’s internship program, click here. For more information about the Sikh Coalition’s fellowship program, click here.