The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York state affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, seeks a diverse group of current law students for an internship in education law (unpaid). The education law intern will engage in legal research and writing to support litigation, advocacy, and legislative priorities in education across New York State.
How to Apply
Applicants should have a commitment to public interest law, civil liberties, and a demonstrated interest in education. Demonstrated legal research and writing skills required. Teaching or relevant education experience preferred.
Applications will be reviewed and hiring will be completed on a rolling basis. Please send a cover letter describing (1) why you are interested in an internship in education law at the NYCLU, (2) your demonstrated interest in education and relevant experience, (3) demonstrated legal research and writing skills, and (4) your availability for the spring semester and summer; a resume; and a brief (no more than 5 pages, ideally fewer) writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “2018 Education Law Internship” in the subject line.
The NYCLU is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages all applicants regardless of race, sex, gender identity, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status or record of arrest or conviction. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and having a workforce that reflects the population that we serve.