Tampa Gurdwara is proud to announce about two great internship opportunities for Tampa Bay Sikh Youth (15 years +) offered by Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund’s (SALDEF).

❖ SikhLEAD Regional Internship Program

The 2022 SikhLEAD Regional Internship Program will bring together a rising group of young Sikh American leaders (15 years and older) virtually for a 10 week-long program (June 10th through August 13th, 2022) that includes:

· Summer internship with state and local legislators (either in-person or virtually) or a group sewa project to make a difference in the community;
· Interactive small group discussions with prominent state and national leaders;
· One-on-one mentoring and advising for each intern;
· Exclusive leadership development training.

❖ SikhLEAD Washington DC Internship Program


The 2022 SikhLEAD Washington DC Internship Program will bring together a rising group of young Sikh American leaders (18 years and older) to DC for a 10 week-long program (June 10th through August 13th, 2022) that includes:
· Summer internships with congressional offices, federal agencies, or Washington, DC-based organizations
· Interactive small group discussions with prominent state and national leaders;
· One-on-one mentoring and advising for each intern;
· Exclusive leadership development training;
· Group project called Langar on the Hill (subject to change)

To Apply, you may visit the following website and gather more information:
🔗 https://saldef.org/initiatives/sikhlead/sikhlead/

As of now, all selected National SikhLEAD participants will be required to attend the DC Summer Internship program in-person; however, this can be subject to change in accordance with CDC guidelines and the trajectory of the pandemic into the summer. Summer internship placements are also subject to CDC rules and regulations.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact:

Kiran Kaur
Executive Director
SALDEF
Cell: 609-240-2645
Email: kiran@saldef.org

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