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Law Student - Public Interest in New York City, NY **

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Company name

New York Legal Assistance Group

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 27,2018

Posted on

Jan 18,2018

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Fall Internship The student will work as Public Benefits Unit Intern. Will help clients to secure entitlements such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or food stamps), cash assistance and childcare benefits. Responsibilities will include: maintaining client files, conducting intakes, assisting with the preparation and processing of client documents, preparation for hearings, and advocacy and negotiation with the HRA (the local department of social services). May also have the opportunity to argue benefits cases at a Fair Hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge. The student interns for semester-long internships during the fall and spring. The position requires a part-time commitment (at least 2 days per week, 12-14 hours). Should have excellent research, writing, and analytical skills, and a strong commitment to public interest law. Application Period: June 1 to August 31

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Hiring Coordinator
New York Legal Assistance Group
450 West 33rd Street
11th Floor
New York City, NY 10001