Civil Rights Intern/Extern – Law Students
The Surveillance Technology Oversight Project’s civil rights interns carry out a broad mix of direct legal services, impact litigation, research, and government affairs engagement. Our work includes a unique mix of criminal, civil, and administrative matters, ranging from challenges to discriminatory NYPD policies, to civil follow-on litigation for victims of hate crimes, and representation in national security investigations.
- Some experience with one or more of the following: federal litigation; FOIA/FOIL litigation; First Amendment; immigration law; cyber law, Section 1983 litigation; class action litigation; and/or national security law.
- Current or recent undergraduate / graduate student.
- Stellar research and writing skills.
- Comfort with Microsoft Office, Outlook, other productivity tools
- Clear passion for civil rights, privacy, or related technical fields.
- Preference given to students who have taken constitutional law, administrative law, and/or federal courts.
- All law students are welcome to apply; preference is given to 2Ls and 3Ls.
- Preferred (not required): minimum availability of 10 hours a week (Fall/Spring Semesters) or 20 hours a week (Summer Semester). Full time placements are always available.
To apply, please email a copy of your cover letter, CV, transcript, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject: “Civil Rights Intern”
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