The National Cambodian American Organization (NCAO) is offering 2 internship opportunities for their community projects.
Community Project Development: Under the direct supervision of a member of the Board of Directors, the NCAO Intern will assist with the development of community projects such as Our Elders Oral History Project, The Cambodian Women Leadership Project, and the convening of community forums. For these projects, the intern, on occasions, will be asked to conduct phone and email outreach to communities, and to participate in project related meetings.
Community Resource Directory Project: The NCAO Intern will be responsible for leading the development of an online community resource directory of Cambodian American community and faith-based organizations and student associations. Under the direct supervision of a member of the Board of Directors, the intern will map community resources and build an online database. This online directory will be an important resource for individuals and organizations seeking access to social services, information, and assistance.
To complete this project, the intern, on occasions, will be asked to conduct phone and email outreach to communities and to participate in project related meetings.
For inquiries about the internship or to express your interest in the position, please contact Dr. Connie Mom-Chhing.
The National Cambodian American Organization (NCAO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving
Cambodian American communities. Their national Board of Directors is comprised of committed community
leaders and professionals with in-depth knowledge of nonprofit work and experiences in various fields, and who
believe in giving back to Cambodian communities.
NCAO initiates, coordinates, and supports activities that help advance public policy and awareness, research, and
advocacy on critical issues pertinent to the Cambodian American community such as health, education, social and
economic development, religious and cultural preservation, and civic engagement. They also provide assistance and
support to Cambodian American community groups in their organizational and community development work, as
well as serve as a central, coordinating body for Cambodian American communities, groups, and organizations, a
platform for articulating a national Cambodian American voice, and an information clearing house for the
Cambodian American community.
This internship qualifies for the Berkeley Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies 197 Field Studies credit, contingent upon faculty approval. Berkeley students should inquire of their departments about other possibilities of receiving credits for this internship.