Fall 2019 Immigration Undergraduate / Graduate Internship – NPAD, DC
Title: Fall 2019 Immigration Undergraduate / Graduate Internship
Office: National Offices
Location: Washington, DC
FALL 2019 LEGAL INTERNSHIP
NOTICE TO LAW STUDENTS
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
National Political Advocacy Department, DC
For nearly 100 years, the ACLU has been our nation’s guardian of liberty, working in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, advancing racial justice, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties and civil rights cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach. With more than one million members, activists, and supporters, the ACLU is a nationwide organization that fights tirelessly in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C., for the principle that every individual’s rights must be protected equally under the law, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, and record of arrest or conviction.
The National Political Advocacy Department of the ACLU’s National Office in Washington, DC has an opening for a Fall Legal Internship with the Equality Division - Immigration Team starting in September of 2019. The intern will provide research support for campaigns and advocacy on immigration issues related to state and local entanglement with ICE as well as issues impacting Muslim, Arab, Middle Eastern, and South Asian communities including and beyond immigration.
The Fall 2019 Undergraduate Internship requires a part-time 15-20 hours per week commitment. A stipend is available for those students who do not receive outside funding and/or course credit. Arrangements can be made with educational institutions for work/study or course credit.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Interns will gain valuable experience by working with the Immigration team on a wide variety of issues. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
This internship is open to law students who will have completed their first year of school before the internship commences. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the ACLU. Applicants should possess:
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and accepted until the position is filled.
This posting provides a general but not comprehensive list of the opportunities of the internship. It does not represent a contract of employment. The ACLU reserves the right to change the posting at any time without advance notice.
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