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Job o’ the Day: Workers’ Rights Internship at Massachusetts Jobs with Justice in Boston!

Join the fight for jobs for justice! This is a project Massachusetts Jobs With Justice is currently working on.

Work with local unions and workers, union and non-union, to raise public awareness around issues of workers rights. We will be working on campaigns in the health care, service, telecommunications, and other industries. Jobs with Justice will be mobilizing in support of labor unions who are in bargaining and organizing campaigns, strikes, and more! Through our Fair Wage Campaign we will also be working with community based organizations and churches in immigrant communities across Massachusetts.

To learn how to apply, check the listing at PSLawNet!

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Job o’ the Day: Summer Law Clerk at the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center!

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action (GNOFHAC) center is looking for dedicated, motivated, and talented law students to assist its staff with the investigation and enforcement of fair housing complaints.

GNOFHAC is a private, non-profit civil rights organization that was established in the summer of 1995 to eradicate housing discrimination throughout the greater New Orleans area through education, investigation, and enforcement activities. GNOFHAC is dedicated to fighting housing discrimination not only because it is illegal, but also because it is a divisive force that perpetuates poverty, segregation, ignorance, fear, and hatred.

Law clerks assist attorneys in all aspects of litigation including client intake, performing legal research, conducting factual investigation, drafting memoranda and motions, analyzing discovery materials, attending court proceedings, and preparing briefs.  Law clerks may also assist with community outreach events designed to educate the public about their fair housing rights.

For more information and to learn how to apply, check the listing at PSLawNet!

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Job o’ the Day: Summer 2012 PSLawNet Project Assistants in DC!

Yes, here’s another opportunity come work with us at NALP in D.C.! Here are the deets:

NALP is lookging for part-time summer project assistants to update and manage database content on its PSLawNet website. This is an ideal opportunity for law or graduate students who desire to supplement their income while interning or clerking in Washington, DC this summer.

PSLawNet is an online public interest/public sector resource center for law students and lawyers seeking internships, fellowships, or permanent positions. The site contains profiles of over 13,000 employer organizations and over 1,100 job listings, offering the most extensive listing of legal and law-related public service opportunities available anywhere.

We are seeking students with an interest in public interest law to assist us with data update and maintenance projects. Hours are flexible and can be arranged around an internship or other activity.

Since 2003, NALP has housed and administered PSLawNet. Founded in 1971 as the National Association for Law Placement, NALP is a nonprofit educational association of law schools and legal employers. NALP is dedicated to facilitating legal career counseling and planning, recruitment and retention, and the professional development of law students and lawyers.

Find out how to apply at PSLawNet!

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Job o’ the Day: Public Benefits & Education Law Clerk at Homeless Persons Representation Project in B-More!

The Homeless Persons Representation Project (HPRP) is seeking to hire a full-time law clerk for the summer to assist its public benefits and education attorney.

HPRP’s mission is to end homelessness in Maryland by providing free legal services, including advice, counsel, education, representation and advocacy, for low and no-income persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

HPRP is a non-profit organization that provides free legal services and advocacy to maximize our clients’ ability to gain and maintain stable income, healthcare, housing, education and employment. HPRP primarily works with clients located in Baltimore City when providing direct services. The direct representation provided by HPRP informs the organization’s policy work which deals with complex legal and systemic issues facing people struggling with homelessness in Baltimore City and around Maryland. Therefore, HPRP provides both direct legal representation and corresponding client and community education in order to foster and promote the public interest.

Learn more about this position and apply at PSLawNet!

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Job o’ the Day: Civil Rights Internship at Equal Rights Center in DC!

The Equal Rights Center is seeking applicants who will be in the Washington, DC area during Summer 2012 to participate in its Civil Rights Internship Program. Civil Rights Interns work closely with the staff of the ERC to combat illegal discrimination in the Washington, DC area and across the nation. Interns work on a variety of substantive tasks related to ongoing studies, investigations, and complaints, and also help out with day to day administrative duties in our Washington, DC office. The Summer Internship runs from June 2012 through August 2012.

The Equal Rights Center (www.equalrightscenter.org) is a comprehensive civil rights organization with a mission to identify, challenge, and eliminate discrimination in housing, employment, public accommodations, and government services in and around the nation’s capital and across the country. Through a variety of activities including education and outreach, complaint intakes and counseling, testing and private enforcement, and filing complaints, the ERC attempts to address the many harmful impacts of discrimination.

Learn how to apply at PSLawNet!

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Job o’ the Day: Summer Law Student Internship at Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings in College Park, MD!

The Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings is looking for a law student intern to work 6-8 weeks this summer, starting in mid-May.  The Center is located at the University of Maryland’s College of Education, just outside of Washington, DC.

The intern will work directly with David Domenici, the Center’s Director, researching and writing on a handful of legal and policy issues related to juvenile justice and education reform work. David is one of the co-founders of the Maya Angelou Schools in Washington, D.C. (www.seeforever.org), a long-time advocate for underserved and at-risk students, and a graduate of Stanford Law School.

For more information, see the listing at PSLawNet!

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Job o’ the Day: Homeless Veterans Project Clerk at Inner City Law Center in LA!

The only full-time provider of legal services headquartered on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles, Inner City Law Center combats slum housing and develops strategies to end homelessness. ICLC is recognized for its expertise in housing issues, homelessness prevention, and veterans’ benefits. Our staff of 40 provides quality legal representation for people who have nowhere else to turn.  We fight for justice for low-income individuals, working poor families, immigrants, people who are homeless or disabled, and veterans.

The Homeless Veterans Project represent military veterans with disabilities before the Department of Veterans Affairs to help them obtain income support, health care, and other benefits that are rightfully due to them.  In 2009, ICLC recognized a tremendous unmet demand for legal services for the increasing number of female veterans.  To meet this growing need, ICLC launched a female veterans legal program. The program is one of the first of its kind in the country and has been featured on National Public Radio. The Project also specializes in psychological trauma claims, especially Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) arising from combat, or sexual assault.

Clerks within the Project will help conduct intake, manage cases and clients, research applicable laws and regulations, attend hearings and community meetings, and draft persuasive documents to file with the Department of Veterans Affairs.  Each clerk is also expected to write for publication about some aspect of the process or his or her experience.

Interested? Check out the listing at PSLawNet!

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Job o’ the Day: Summer 2012 Intern at the NYC Housing Authority!

The Appeals Division of the New York City Housing Authority Law Department is seeking one intern for a seven to eight-week period this summer.  The Appeals Division represents the Housing Authority in proceedings before state courts in response to Article 78 proceedings challenging administrative determinations, Article 81 guardianship proceedings, and appeals from housing court orders.

The intern will:

  • Assist Division attorneys involved in high-volume motion practice and appellate work
  • Draft notices of entry, stipulations of adjournment, and affidavits in support of applications for adjournments
  • File motions, answers, judgments, and other documents
  • Obtain documents from court files
  • Obtain adjournments, including making applications before a referee
  • Prepare papers for service and filing
  • Research legal issues related to eligibility for public housing and Section 8 benefits, housing court proceedings, and Article 81 guardianship proceedings; and draft research memoranda
  • Other duties as assigned in these and related areas

To learn how to apply, see the listing at PSLawNet!

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Job o’ the Day: Summer 2012 Internship at Human Rights First in NY!

Human Rights First welcomes law students to apply for a Summer 2012 internship in our Refugee Protection Program. HRF is looking for students who are currently enrolled in law school, have a strong interest in and commitment to human rights, are fluent in a relevant second language, and want to work on behalf of asylum-seekers.

Interns will be based in HRF’s New York office and will be expected to work at least 35 hours per week for a 10-12 week period.  This is an unpaid internship. Interns will be responsible for securing their own funding or arranging to receive course credit at their law schools.

The Refugee Protection Program works to provide indigent asylum seekers with quality legal representation in their asylum cases.  The program also advocates for legal reform and policy change on issues affecting asylum seekers in the United States.

Interested? Learn how to apply at PSLawNet!

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Job o’ the Day: Paid Summer Internship at Mercy Corps in Portland!

Mercy Corps’ mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities.

Mercy Corps is looking for a summer legal intern to provide full-time support from approximately May through August 2012 (hours and time period to be determined). Its legal department consists of a General Counsel, Associate General Counsel and a Legal Department Administrator.

The intern will have the opportunity to learn the legal processes involved with a nonprofit, international relief and development organization. The summer legal intern will have the opportunity to conduct a significant research project regarding a current legal issue facing Mercy Corps, assist in updating policies, grids and other pertinent data.

To learn how to apply, check the listing at PSLawNet!

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