Asian American Health Initiative Internship Program

AAHI seeks interns during the summer, fall, and spring semesters to join our diverse team. As an intern, you’ll have the unique opportunity to gain experience and valuable insights into the dynamics of public health in a government setting.

What You'll Do

As an AAHI intern, you’ll be an integral part of our projects and gain practical experience working on real-world initiatives and programs.

Some of the tasks you may be involved in include:

  • Research: Conduct research on public health topics relevant to our community’s needs and challenges.
  • Educational Materials: Help develop informative and culturally responsive educational materials for distribution.
  • Program Implementation: Participate in the planning and execution of health fairs and outreach programs.
  • Inclusivity Initiatives: Contribute to projects aimed at enhancing our programs’ inclusivity and support for the community.
  • Social Media Outreach: Assist in content developing and executing social media campaigns to raise awareness about important health issues within our community.
  • Creative Projects: Engage in exciting projects like designing interactive activities for youth for an event.

Notable Past Projects

Our previous internship program has led to several notable projects that have significantly contributed to AAHI’s mission. Some of these projects include:

  • Program Recommendations: Focus on addressing Intellectual and Physical Disabilities, offering valuable recommendations to enhance our program’s inclusivity and support for individuals and families facing these challenges.
  • Culturally Responsive Resource Booklet: An essential resource designed to promote cultural responsiveness within the community, offering information on various topics pertaining to Asian American culture.
  • Website Design Feedback: Intern provided valuable feedback and recommendations to improve the design and user experience of AAHI’s website, ensuring it effectively serves our audience, particularly the younger generation.
  • AAPI Heritage Month Kids Corner Activity Development: An interactive and educational activity specifically designed to engage youth during AAPI Heritage Month, fostering a sense of cultural pride and understanding.

Join Us

We welcome students and recent graduates who are enthusiastic about Public Health, Behavioral Health, Education, or any other related field to apply to our internship program. This is an excellent opportunity to gain firsthand experience with how government agency responds to the needs of the Montgomery County Residents, especially addressing the need of the Asian American community and contribute to meaningful projects.

To apply, please complete the application form below and submit your resume and a cover letter expressing your interest and relevant experiences to Sami Sapkota at

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