The need to invest in the next generation of Iranian American leaders has been a core focus of PAAIA since its inception and one of its concrete legacies. This focus has been implemented through various mentorship programs. Applications to PAAIA’s 2017 Programs are below:
The program gives the younger generation access to industry leaders across the nation. The all-volunteer PAAIA Mentors are recruited from among the organization’s members and associates. The Mentees are selected through an application process and are matched with a Mentor for one-on-one meetings.
The PAAIA OGHAB (Opportunities for Growth, High Achievement, and Betterment) Internship Program provides summer internship opportunities for Iranian Americans college juniors and seniors in a variety of fields and disciplines. The program matches qualified Iranian American youth with internships in their field of interest in organizations and companies nationwide.