The Southern Poverty Law Center offers summer internships to exceptional second-year law students who possess strong academic backgrounds, excellent research and writing skills, and a commitment to public interest law. SPLC’s Miami office uses public policy advocacy, legal representation, and community mobilizing to ensure that Florida’s juvenile justice and education systems results in positive outcomes for families, children, and communities. For more information, visit our website at http://www.splcenter.org/what-we-do/children-at-risk.
Summer interns assist SPLC’s attorneys and advocates with significant legal research and writing, field investigations, client interviews and support, outreach, and public policy advocacy. Substantial travel around the state of
Interns receive $700.00 per week. Start dates may be flexible, but interns are expected to begin sometime in early June 2014. A minimum commitment of ten weeks is desirable.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample (no longer than 15 pages), and the names and phone numbers of two references by November 15, 2013, to https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=6451751.
The project expects to select interns by early December 2013. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to inquiries by telephone.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity, disability, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, race or ethnicity.