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The National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project Law (NIWAP, pronounced new-app) is an experiential learning opportunity at American University Washington College of Law. NIWAP’s work benefits immigrant women, children, and immigrant survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and other crimes. We are a national provider of training, legal and social science research, policy development, and technical assistance to advocates, attorneys, pro bono law firms, law schools, universities, law enforcement, prosecutors, social service and health care providers, justice system personnel, and other professionals who work with immigrant women, children and crime victims. 

NIWAP is seeking two undergraduate interns to work 10-20 hours a week this fall. The work may include an opportunity to work on the following types of projects:

• Coordinate with NIWAP’s Deputy Director to facilitate the Communities of Practice for Attorneys and Victim Advocates, including managing membership, planning and sending out meeting reminders, and updating the community site.

• Coordinate trainings for judges, law enforcement, and others on immigrant victim certification in cases of immigrant crime victims and national training on immigrant victims legal rights. Work on uploading and sending training materials for our local, regional, statewide, and nationwide trainings and webinars.

• Update and reorganize NIWAP’s national resource library with new and existing publications. Assist in the reorganization of the NIWAP’s web library to ensure user friendliness and easy navigation of NIWAP extensive publications.

• Assist NIWAP staff with bi-annual and quarterly grant reports to funders.

• Manage and expand NIWAP’s social media platform. Facilitate communication between the director and policy makers, grantors, law enforcement, and others. Assist Grant Implementation Coordinator with processing payments and reimbursements.

• Assist NIWAP legal staff and dean’s fellows with intake and answering legal inquiries from around the country about issues specific to immigrant victims of crime.


To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter describing your interest in this position to info@niwap.org with the subject line "Fall Undergraduate Intern". Applications will be considered on a rolling basis; we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

The National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project Law (NIWAP, pronounced new-app) is an experiential learning opportunity at American University Washington College of Law. NIWAP’s work benefits immigrant women, children, and immigrant…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 20, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 16, 2021
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Stipend / Wage
    $15.20
  • Hours Per Week
    20-35 hours per week

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to info@niwap.org.

Please send your resume and cover letter to info@niwap.org.

Location

On-site
Washington, DC, USA

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