Position: Fall 2020 Law Student Internship
Terms of Employment: Internship/10-15 hours per week
Salary: This internship is offered for credit or as part of a clinical course.
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and are welcome to apply for a semester-long project or a shorter specific issue project for credit.
The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is one of the nation's leading advocates on behalf of constitutional rights and liberties. Founded in 1951, as the New York affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, the NYCLU is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization with more than 180,000 members and supporters, and eight offices statewide. We work in the courts, in the legislatures and on the streets to advocate for racial and economic justice, free speech, freedom of religion, privacy and equality before the law for all New Yorkers. For more information please visit our website: www.nyclu.org.
The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York state affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, seeks a diverse group of current law students for fall 2020 internships. During our 10 week program, interns will engage in legal research and writing to support policy advocacy and legislative priorities on gender and sexuality rights, policing work, worker's rights and other policy issues. Interns may also have opportunities to participate in other projects such as court monitoring, policy campaigns, and public education about civil rights and liberties.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your resume and a cover letter describing why you are interested in a fall internship at the NYCLU to via https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/358911/New-York-Civil-Liberties-Union-Foundation/Fall-2020-Law-Student-Internship
The NYCLU is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, record of arrest or conviction or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and having a workforce that reflects the population that we serve.
The NYACLU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.