Workplace Programs Legal Internship (graduate and law students)
- Internship posted by National Partnership for Women & Families
1875 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
District of Columbia
The National Partnership is currently inviting internship applications for Spring 2019 from all qualified students without regard to gender, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other factor protected by law. Our program is designed for students receiving academic credit from their college or university; internships are available in our Health Policy, Reproductive Health and Rights, and Workplace program areas. This is an opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals, to work inside the advocacy/public policy community, and to advance issues that have a direct impact on women and families nationwide.
We welcome interested students to submit a cover letter stating your interest in the position and your availability (days/hours per week), resume and a brief writing sample to Internships@nationalpartnership.org. In the subject line, please indicate which program internship you are applying for, as well as “Spring 2019”. Applications will be accepted through October and review by staff will occur in November; applicants will be notified by the end of November 2018. Internships are unpaid but a weekly travel stipend is available.
The Workplace Programs Legal intern works with the team to advance work/family policies (e.g., paid sick days, paid family leave, the Family and Medical Leave Act, workplace flexibility) and workplace fairness initiatives (e.g., employment discrimination, equal pay, judicial nominations). The Legal Intern’s duties will include researching and analyzing legal and policy matters; drafting legal briefs, reports, talking points, fact sheets, and other written materials; tracking state work-family legislation; attending meetings, hearings, and briefings; and monitoring federal and state court litigation. Qualifications include strong research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills; the ability to manage multiple tasks and take initiative; and the ability to work independently.
How To Apply
How to Apply for an Internship
Please submit a cover letter stating your interest in the internship and your availability (days/hours per week), resume and a brief writing sample to email@example.com. In the subject line, please indicate for which internship program you are applying, as well as Spring, Summer or Fall. Our timeline for application review and notification is posted above. To be considered for an internship, applicants must receive academic credit or external sponsorship.