The Legal Intern will work within the Civil Rights department, assisting staff with a variety of tasks. Interns will gain an inside look at CAIR’s civil rights work, providing exposure to a variety of case types, and various aspects of a non-profit law office.
- Conducting case intake and screening potential cases
- Gathering relevant information and materials for cases
- Legal research and writing related to pertinent civil rights issues
- Drafting of memoranda
- Providing administrative support to the legal department
- Other tasks as assigned
- Demonstrated commitment to public interest or civil rights work
- Strong research and writing skills
- Excellent interpersonal and phone skills
- Ability to work well in team environments
- Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student, or a recent graduate planning on going to Law school. Graduate students will be considered as well.
- Minimum time requirement of one semester
- Minimum 15 hours a week, with a maximum of 40
- Flexible schedules preferred