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Legal Internship for WCL Students at the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is seeking a part-time legal intern for the spring semester. The Leadership Conference is a coalition of over 200 national organizations, that seeks to advance the civil and human rights of all Americans through law and public policy.  Under the supervision of an attorney, the legal intern will assist the Policy Department with legal and legislative research, preparing correspondence, drafting testimony, reports and other documents, attending Congressional hearings and other meetings, scheduling meetings and general administrative assistance as needed.  The intern will focus primarily on issues relating to human rights, voting rights and criminal justice. For more information on the Leadership Conference, please visit www.civilrights.org.

Location: We are looking for someone who can work 12-15 hours a week in our office located at 1629 K Street NW, Washington DC. The position is unpaid. 

Qualifications: 2Ls, 3Ls and law graduates may apply. The intern must have good communication and writing skills, including careful attention to detail. Familiarity with either human rights or voting rights is a plus.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Lauren E. Bartlett, Local Human Rights Lawyering Project Director, at bartlett@wcl.american.edu. Open until filled.