American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Internships



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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Internships are offered to undergraduate students interested in working for one of the oldest organizations dedicated to defending and preserving the rights of all Americans. The internship includes a stipend for interns who do not receive course credit.

The internship begins June 1 and lasts 8-10 weeks. Interns will work on The Immigrants’ Rights Project (IRP), a national project of the American Civil Liberties Union that defends the rights of immigrants. Interns will be supervised by the Project's Office Manager and Paralegals, working with attorneys and staff of many important issues and projects.

Interns may be asked to conduct research, maintain case files, take inquiries from people wanting legal assistance, updating web information, and more. Candidates must have excellent writing and communication skills, a strong interest in legal issues and social justice, and the ability to complete tasks on time. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.

The American Civil Liberties Union is a nonpartisan, non-profit organization formed in 1920 with the mission "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States." The ACLU has over 500,000 members and is headquartered in New York.

The location is usually in NEW YORK.



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