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. The Center is a national non-profit organization dedicated to reducing bigotry and oppression through education and litigation. Our Legal Department focuses on cases involving the rights of children, prisoners, immigrants, the LGBT community, victims of hate crimes, and issues affecting economically disadvantaged communities.
Interns in the Montgomery office will work primarily on issues affecting children, prisoners, the LGBT community, and economically disadvantaged communities.
Summer interns assist Center attorneys, advocates, and paralegals with significant legal research and writing, field investigations, outreach, and public policy advocacy.
Interns receive $700.00 per week. Start dates are somewhat flexible, but interns are expected to begin sometime in early June2014. A minimum commitment of ten weeks is expected.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, a writing sample (no longer than 10 pages), and the names and phone numbers of two references no later than November 15, 2013, to https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=6462791. The Center 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 race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.