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INTERN, IMMIGRANT & REFUGEE RIGHTS PROJECT

INTERN, WORKERS' RIGHTS PROJECT

INTERN, EDUCATION & LAW PROJECT


Intern, Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project

The North Carolina Justice Center seeks an intern in its Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project.

The intern will provide support to the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, which provides low-income immigrants with legal representation. The job will include supporting a civil litigation attorney representing immigrants in the areas of housing, consumer fraud, employment, public benefits, and more. Additionally, the candidate will assist the immigration attorney file and litigate cases for asylum, U visas, and removal defense before immigration court and administrative offices. The intern may also be asked to conduct policy research and advocacy on legislative issues affecting low-income immigrants in North Carolina. The internship may involve legal research and writing, client interviews, legislative research, and other duties that may be assigned from time to time.  **Spanish fluency strongly preferred.**

The Justice Center is North Carolina’s leading private, non-profit anti-poverty organization. Our mission is to alleviate poverty in North Carolina by ensuring that every household has access to the resources, services and fair treatment it needs to achieve economic security. In order to improve the ability of low-income families to access opportunity and share in the state's prosperity, the Justice Center pursues a broad policy agenda around the issues of affordable housing, transportation, workforce development and training, public education, supports for working families, consumer protections, immigrants' rights, access to health care, state budget allocations and state tax policy. For more information, visit www.ncjustice.org.

Because we are a non-profit organization entirely dependent on grants and donations, we encourage you to apply for funding through your school and to explore other funding opportunities.  Funding from the Justice Center is dependent upon the availability of grants.

To apply send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file that has your name in its title, and “Immigration Law Internship” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org by January 13, 2017.

The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer.  Minorities are encouraged to apply.
 

Intern, Workers’ Rights Project

The North Carolina Justice Center’s Workers’ Rights Project seeks a law student intern to support litigation and policy work during the summer of 2017.

The intern will support the work of WRP and other Justice Center attorneys who conduct civil litigation on behalf of North Carolina workers, with a focus on farmworkers and workers on temporary visas.  Along with staff from allied organizations, the intern will conduct outreach one night per week at migrant labor camps, so strong Spanish skills are strongly preferred.  The intern will be involved in legal research and writing, client interviews, legislative research, litigation support, assistance with lobbying efforts, and other duties that may be assigned from time to time.  Justice Center attorneys will make every effort to include the intern in a variety of experiences as they may be available including:  attending court hearings or depositions, conducting client interviews, attending legislative committee hearings, meeting with legislators, attending strategy sessions or meetings with ally organizations.

The Justice Center is North Carolina’s leading private, non-profit anti-poverty organization. Our mission is to alleviate poverty in North Carolina by ensuring that every household has access to the resources, services and fair treatment it needs to achieve economic security. In order to improve the ability of low-income families to access opportunity and share in the state's prosperity, the Justice Center pursues a broad policy agenda around the issues of affordable housing, transportation, workforce development and training, public education, supports for working families, consumer protections, immigrants' rights, access to health care, state budget allocations and state tax policy.  For more information, visit www.ncjustice.org.

Because we are a non-profit organization entirely dependent on grants and donations, we encourage you to apply for funding through your school and to explore other funding opportunities.  Funding from the Justice Center is dependent upon the availability of grants.

To apply send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file that has your name in its title, and “WRP Law Internship” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org by January 13, 2017.

The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer.  People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for available positions. The Justice Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.

Intern, Education & Law Project

The North Carolina Justice Center’s Education and Law Project seeks a law student intern for the summer of 2017.

The Education and Law Project works to reform and improve pre-K - 12 education through litigation, legislative and policy advocacy, research, and community outreach. We seek a summer intern to help us carry out our mission through:

  • Legal research and writing
  • Litigation support
  • Drafting model legislation
  • Legislative research
  • Assistance with lobbying efforts
  • Research for policy reports or briefs
  • Communication with clients and constituents
  • Other duties that may be assigned

The Justice Center is North Carolina’s leading private, non-profit anti-poverty organization. Our mission is to alleviate poverty in North Carolina by ensuring that every household has access to the resources, services and fair treatment it needs to achieve economic security. In order to improve the ability of low-income families to access opportunity and share in the state's prosperity, the Justice Center pursues a broad policy agenda around the issues of public education, affordable housing, transportation, workforce development and training, supports for working families, consumer protections, immigrants' rights, access to health care, state budget allocations and state tax policy.  For more information, visit www.ncjustice.org.

Because we are a non-profit organization entirely dependent on grants and donations, we encourage you to apply for funding through your school and to explore other funding opportunities.  Funding from the Justice Center is dependent upon the availability of grants.

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file that has your name in its title, and “Education and Law Internship” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org by January 13, 2017.

The Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for available positions. The Justice Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.