Foster Youth Congressional Internship Program Accepting Applications

The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute has opened applications for their 2020 Foster Youth Internship Program! The program, located in Washington, D.C., is open to youth who have been in the foster care system for at least 24 consecutive months and/or at least a total of 36 months. Additionally, applicants must be actively enrolled in an accredited institute of higher learning or have graduated from one within the past two years.

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The program starts May 25 and concludes on July 31. Selected applicants will work as an intern for a member of congress and will have the opportunity to impact federal child welfare policy. The internship includes a weekly stipend, housing and transportation. The deadline to apply is Jan. 8, 2020.

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