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EDUCATION & LAW INTERN

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EDUCATION & LAW INTERN

The North Carolina Justice Center seeks an intern for its Education and Law Project.

Description: The intern’s main responsibility will be to assist the Project’s litigation attorney. The intern will research potential litigation as well as assist with ongoing cases. The intern will conduct legal research and writing on education policy issues. The intern will also assist with the Project’s engagement efforts by assisting the drafting of community education pieces.

About the NC Justice Center: 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.

Compensation: 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.

How to apply: 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

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

 

IMMIGRATION LAW INTERN

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

Description: The intern will assist the Project’s efforts in conducting and organizing clinics to provide legal representation to Deferred Action for Parental Accountability applicants. The qualified candidate will also provide support to the Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, which provides low-income immigrants with legal representation in filing and litigating cases for asylum, U and T visas, DACA, removal defense, cancellation of removal and more before immigration courts and administrative offices. Also, the intern may 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.**

About the NC Justice Center: 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.

Compensation: 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.

How to apply: To apply send a cover letter, 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

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

 

LITIGATION INTERN

The North Carolina Justice Center seeks a law student intern to support litigation and policy work during the summer of 2015.

Description: 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 intern will support the work of Justice Center attorneys from the Workers’ Rights Project and Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project 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 required.  There will also be opportunities for the intern to provide support for other civil litigation work that the Justice Center conducts on behalf of low-income immigrants in the areas of housing, consumer, and access to public benefits.

About the NC Justice Center: 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.

Compensation: 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

How to apply: To apply send a cover letter, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file that has your name in its title, and “Litigation Internship” in the subject line to hr@ncjustice.org

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