The Refugee Representation intern will assist the team by providing general support. We are looking for currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students who have a strong interest in and commitment to human rights, are fluent in a relevant second language (Spanish, French, Arabic, Mandarin and Russian, among others), want to work on behalf of asylum-seekers, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills.
We seek full-time interns during each summer (35 hours per week minimum). We would also consider having interns remain with our program for the entire academic year. Interns will be based in our New York office. All internships are unpaid. The Refugee Representation program works to provide indigent asylum seekers with quality legal representation in their asylum cases. The program also advocates for legal reform and policy change on issues affecting asylum seekers in the United States.
A computer and internet connection are required for this position.