Law and Policy Intern
“Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Atlanta is seeking a legal intern for Spring 2017. Candidates should be currently enrolled law students, have strong interests in social justice, non-profit/public interest work, and be committed to the Asian-American community. Language skills are highly desired as well.
Internships are part-time, 18 to 20 hours per week for the duration of the semester. Assignments may include: conducting legal and factual research for potential litigation opportunities and for policy reports, participating in off-site citizenship clinics, conducting client intake interviews, and preparing immigration applications. Duties may also include interpretation and translation work, based on the candidate’s bilingual fluency. The intern will also have the opportunity to gain experience in other Advancing Justice-Atlanta program areas.
We encourage the selected intern to seek academic credit, work-study or independent funding for his or her work.
Requirement & Qualifications:
· Currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate, or professional student at an accredited institution
· Strong legal research and writing skills
· Excellent interpersonal and phone skills
· Interest in civil rights work and issues affecting the Asian American community
· Able to work independently and proactively in the context of a small team
· Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
· Language skills in at least one Asian language (preferred but not required): Bengali, Bhutanese, Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese), Korean, Hindi/Urdu, Nepali, Vietnamese, Arabic
Please email your cover letter, resume, writing sample and references to Nathalie Levine at email@example.com. PLEASE, NO CALLS.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.”
Learn more about Advancing Justice Atlanta at https://advancingjustice-atlanta.org/.