Southern Poverty Law Center [SPLC] is inviting applications for a fall Legal Internship for the Federal policy Office based in Washington from students enrolled in accredited law schools with a demonstrated commitment to racial justice and equality.
About Southern Poverty Law Center [SPLC], Washington
The SPLC is a catalyst for racial justice in the South and beyond, working in partnership with communities to dismantle white supremacy, strengthen intersectional movements, and advance the human rights of all people.
About Fall Legal Internship
Southern Poverty Law Center [SPLC] is inviting applications for a Legal Internship for the Federal policy Office based in Washington from students enrolled in accredited law schools with a demonstrated commitment to racial justice and equality.
Role and Responsibilities
- Assist Policy staff with departmental projects;
- Work on cutting-edge legal issues involving Congress, federal agencies, state legislatures, and the courts;
- Assist in promoting SPLC’s interests and priorities to Congress, the White House, and federal agencies; and
- Collaborate with members of the Policy team and other departments within SPLC, community stakeholders, and elected officials.
Eligibility for Fall Legal Internship
- Currently enrolled student at an accredited law school and at least a 2-year law student;
- Strong written and effective communication skills;
- Strong academic background.
- Demonstrated interest and past involvement in racial justice, civil rights, and equality issues;
- Strong interest in learning more about the work of a legislative lawyer;
- Desire and ability to work with diverse groups of people;
- Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively in a professional setting.
- Cover Letter,
- An unofficial transcript,
- Two references.
15 hours/week for 9 consecutive weeks.
How to Apply?
Please find the link at the end of this post.
15, August 2022