Intern Voices: Mohammed and Shadhan on their Summer with the Bureau of Land Management

ABPA partnered with the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for an intensive placement process into variety of BLM internships across the nation. The internships covered a wide span of majors for all students. After careful consideration, BLM selected six competitive ABPA students to participate in their summer 2019 internships. Two of…

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Fall 2019 Internship Placements

ABPA is proud to announce many placements through the Internship Placement Program for the Fall 2019 academic semester. Our competitive and outstanding students have been placed with our partners from federal agencies to NGOs. Read our students’ achievements below! SAPHIA ABOUELENEIN U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY’S OFFICE OF CORPORATE EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT Saphia is currently a senior…

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ABPA Celebrates the Victory of Ismail Ajjawi and his Lawyer, Albert Mokhiber

PRESS RELEASE ABPA Board member, Albert Mokhiber, worked tirelessly to support Ismail Ajjawi, Palestinian student who was accepted by Harvard University but later denied entry to the United States last month at the Logan International Airport in Boston. Ajjawi’s case was much discussed in global media, sparking a fury across the nation who feared the…

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ABPA Launches Internship Placement Program

Arab-American Students’ Bridge to the Government  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Arab-American Business and Professional Association (ABPA) is proud to announce the launch of its Internship Placement Program after a series of meetings with the Office of Personnel Management in Washington, DC. The program aims to place select students into federal government agencies, facilitating…

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Event Recap – Get to Know Your Government: Panel at the 61st Ramallah Convention

POST-EVENT PRESS RELEASE On July 5th, the Arab-American Business and Professional Association (ABPA) successfully hosted a panel at the 61st Ramallah Convention in partnership with the American Federation of Ramallah Palestine (AFRP). The panel featured speakers from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Small Business Administration, and the Department of State for a discussion on how…

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Arab-Americans in the United States Military

On July Fourth we celebrate American Independence, and we also celebrate those who have fought and are fighting to protect it. Every soldier deserves to be remembered—but often, the Arab-Americans who fought in the wars of our country are not mentioned. Why is this? It’s not because Arab-Americans haven’t served; records show that ever since…

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GET TO KNOW YOUR GOVERNMENT: PANEL AT THE 61ST RAMALLAH CONVENTION

PRESS RELEASE A panel hosted by Arab-American Business & Professional Association will take place on Friday, July 5, 2019 — 12:30-2:00pm — Washington Marriott Wardman Park — 2660 Woodley Road NW — Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Arab-American community in the DMV area is invited to join an engaging discussion hosted by Arab-American Business and Professional Association…

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Intern Voices: Ines on her Spring Federal Internship in Washington, D.C.

“ABPA is doing great things for Arab-American students, and I am appreciative of the sense of community among Arab-Americans they have helped to foster in the DC area!” One of our students, Ines Oulamine, is currently interning at the Department of Energy! Ines is a student at Georgetown University, where she is majoring in Regional…

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Intern Voices: Dahlia on Interning at Qatar-America Institute

“An important skill I got out of my internship was self-esteem.” Dahlia Mohamed is a sophomore at George Mason University, where she is earning a degree in Government & International Politics as well as Conflict Analysis & Resolution. She recently completed her internship at Qatar America Institute, where she was placed through ABPA’s guidance! Dahlia…

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