The Program seeks to achieve these goals by providing undergraduate students with meaningful internship experiences at the NAPABA and NLF offices in Washington, D.C.
The intern will work on projects that will further the missions of NAPABA and NLF, including:
• Conducting research on issues affecting APAs and the legal profession;
• Coordinating the activities of NAPABA’s committees on civil rights, immigration, community service, and pro bono issues;
• Attending events and meetings in the APA and legal community;
• Assisting with the planning and execution of special events such as the annual convention and lobby day; and
• Performing other tasks to support NAPABA/NLF staff as necessary. Up to 50% of the intern’s time may be spent on projects for NLF.
• High degrees of resourcefulness, problem-solving, and initiative;
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects;
• Excellent writing skills;
• Keen attention to detail; and
• Interest in law, events, and/or public policy.
The intern will be awarded a stipend of $3,000 for the internship duration of 40 hours per week (minimum) for 10 weeks. Funding for this program is generously provided by McGuireWoods LLP.
To apply, email a cover letter, résumé, list of three references, and a writing sample in a single PDF document to AuriaJoy Asaria at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “McGuireWoods/NLF Internship Program Summer 2017.” The cover letter should discuss your interest in working at NAPABA and/or working on issues of importance to the APA community. Deadline to submit an application is March 15 at 6 p.m. Eastern.
Application deadline March 15, 2017