The Southern Poverty Law Center, Atlanta is inviting applications from eligible candidates for the Summer Legal Internship 2024 at Atlanta.

About the Internship

The Southern Poverty Law Center offers summer internships to exceptional first- and second-year law students who possess strong academic backgrounds, excellent writing skills, and a commitment to public interest work.

The Center 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.

As an internationally recognized nonprofit organization, the Center is dedicated to reducing bigotry and oppression through outreach, education, and litigation.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Currently enrolled in a law school as a first- or second-year law student;
  • Strong academic background; and
  • Excellent writing skills.

Compensation & Benefits

  • The Center pays $16.10 per hour.
  • Washington, D.C. interns will receive $17.00 per hour.


Interns are expected to work 40 hours a week and there may be an opportunity for supervisor-approved overtime.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply through the link provided at the end of this post.

Application Deadline

September 6, 2023.


This role has the following work designation options:

  • Local Remote: Will work remotely, but is expected to attend work-related activities that occur at the SPLC offices or in the states in which the SPLC operates.
  • Telework: Will work at an SPLC office at least three days per week and may work two days per week from an alternative work location.

Click here to apply.