TCA Announces 12th Annual Washington Summer Internship Program

The Turkish Coalition of America (TCA) is now accepting applications for the 12th Annual Washington Summer Internship Program. The TCA Internship Program is open to undergraduate/graduate students and recent graduates of Turkish American heritage. Now in its twelfth year, the TCA Washington Summer Internship Program has provided 187 internship opportunities for young Turkish Americans at Congressional offices throughout Washington, DC. Designed to enhance Turkish American participation in political life, the program provides an opportunity for young Turkish Americans to live and work in the nation’s capital, learn about the American political process, contribute to U.S.-Turkey relations and the TCA mission, and explore career opportunities in public affairs.

Summer internship opportunities last up to 10 weeks between June and August 2019. TCA accepts qualified applicants to the program and then facilitates their placement as interns on Capitol Hill, at TCA or at other DC-based nonprofit organizations. Interns will receive a monthly stipend for the duration of the internship.

Applications must be submitted NO LATER than Friday January 4, 2019 via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must submit a completed application to be considered.

Please submit all materials in the same email. Failure to follow application instructions will make you ineligible for the program.

Applications must include:

    Completed application form
    College transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable)
    2 photographs of yourself
    A copy of your passport or green card

6.   One letter of recommendation (may be submitted directly by the recommenders to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the deadline)

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