Job Details

Spring Internship **

Company name

New York Legal Assistance Group

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 01,2018

Posted on

Jan 25,2018
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Spring Internship The intern will work with the Public Benefits Unit. 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. Law students are considered. A part-time commitment (2+ days per week, 12-14 hours) will be considered. Should have excellent research, writing, and analytical skills, and a strong commitment to public interest law. Application Period: September 1 to January 1

Additional info

Submit cover letter and resume.

Company info

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

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