Position: Summer 2019 Law School Internship

Salary Range: This is an unpaid internship position for law students. Interns will receive a complimentary year of membership to the New York Civil Liberties Union.

Location: New York Civil Liberties Union, 125 Broad Street, NY, NY

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Second-year law students should apply as soon as possible; first-year law students are encouraged to apply as close to December 1 as possible

Internship Overview 

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 summer 2019 internships (unpaid). Interns will engage in legal research and writing to support litigation, advocacy, and legislative priorities on a wide range of civil rights and civil liberties issues; interns may also have opportunities to participate in other projects such as court monitoring, advocacy campaigns, and public education about civil rights and liberties. About the NYCLU 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 200,000 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.

How to Apply

Applicants should have a commitment to public interest law and to civil liberties. Applications will be reviewed and hiring will be completed on a rolling basis. Please send a cover letter describing why you are interested in a summer internship at the NYCLU, a resume, and a brief (no more than 10 pages, ideally fewer) writing sample to: internships@nyclu.org (Subject line “2019 Summer Legal Internship”).

The NYCLU is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages all applicants regardless of race, sex, gender identity, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status or record of arrest or conviction. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and having a workforce that reflects the population that we serve.

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