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Law Student - Public Interest in Washington, DC **

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Company name

Washington Lawyers' Committee

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

May 07,2018

Posted on

Oct 16,2017

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Civil Rights Legal Internship – Summer 2018 Law student interns with the Committee obtain hands-on experience investigating and litigating civil rights matters. Interns will receive extensive training in civil rights law and regular supervision and feedback. Each intern will work primarily in one of the following areas during his/her internship: Housing Justice: The Committee fights against racial and economic segregation and the discrimination that limits people’s housing choices. Should have a demonstrated commitment to public interest work and strong written communication and organizational skills. 2Ls and 3Ls are preferred, but 1Ls with outstanding qualifications will be considered. The internship is 10 weeks from May 29 – August 3, 2018.

Additional info

Submit: cover letter indicating which area(s) would like to focus on during internship, resume, an unofficial transcript, and 4-7 page writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Washington Lawyers' Committee
1400 20th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036