Job Details

Summer Legal Internship **

Company name

Make the Road New York

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student


Jackson, NY

Date Last Verified

Jan 30,2018

Posted on

Jan 04,2017
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
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Summer Legal Internship The intern will work in the legal department that currently focuses on the following substantive areas of the law: Employment and Labor; Public Benefits and SSI (Disability); LGBTQ Legal Services; Health Care and Health Insurance; Housing (Landlord-Tenant); Immigration; Public Education and the rights of parents/students in the NYC Public School System; and Policy and legislative work. Committed law students (1Ls, 2Ls, or 3Ls) will be considered. Should be willing to pitch in on a variety of cases as necessary. Should do much more than research and writing. Must be motivated to resist oppression and poverty, willing to commit to work at least 8 hours per week to be a part of that fight, and proficient in Spanish.

Additional info

Send resume and a cover letter that explains area(s) of interest and demonstrates commitment to public interest law.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Make the Road New York
Jackson Heights, Queens,92-10 Roosevelt Avenue
Jackson, NY 11372

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