Job Details

Fall 2021 Civil Rights Legal Internship **

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Nov 03, 2020

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Fall 2021 Civil Rights Legal Internship
Law student will assist staff attorneys in all aspects of our work. Depending on the needs of cases and clients at a given time, law student interns should expect to do work in one or more of the following areas: Creating equal opportunity to economic stability for individuals and families. Challenging the conditions that force racial and economic segregation and that limit options for safe, decent and affordable housing based on race and national origin. Reducing barriers to public services and public accommodations. Creating equal opportunity for an education. Advocating on behalf of DC prisoners and reducing the impact of an unfair criminal system. Work assignments will typically involve factual and legal research, drafting memos or pleadings, and other work supporting litigation and advocacy agenda, as well as participating in case/issue area check-ins and strategy sessions. Undergraduates interested in workers’ rights: Spanish language fluency is a plus.

Additional info

Send Cover letter explaining interest in the internship, experience with/commitment to social justice, and anticipated dates of availability. Current resume. Brief writing sample. List of references. Current transcript (unofficial is fine).

Company info

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

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