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Fall 2024 Legal Intern

Virtual
Trabalho pode ser feito em qualquer lugar em Estados Unidos
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Publicado há 21 dias

Resumo dos Detalhes

Data de término
31 de outubro de 2024
Tipo de Pagamento
Ajuda de Custo
Salário / Remuneração
17
Horas Por Semana
10-15 hours a week for 10 weeks

Descrição

Position Overview

  • TLDEF will hire 3 Legal Interns for Fall 2024
  • Reports to: Senior Counsel
  • Compensation: $17/hour
  • Type: Internship
  • Location: Remote

This is an opportunity to play a role in our nation’s movement for transgender rights. Summer legal interns will assist the impact litigation, Trans Health Project, and Name Change Project legal teams with legal research and writing, direct representation, policy advocacy, alternative dispute resolution, and client intake. Summer Legal interns can select a preference from among our three program areas; however, the internship will comprise at least some work in each. The summer internship is a ten-week, full-time position.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the drafting of pleadings, memoranda of law, demand letters, negotiation materials, and health insurance appeals;
  • Conducting client intake and meeting with clients;
  • Researching legal questions and drafting memoranda for existing and potential cases;
  • Researching and drafting policy advocacy documents;
  • Researching and drafting materials for public education; and
  • Compiling legal information and referral resources.

Required Qualifications

  • Enrolled in law school.
  • Professional alignment with TLDEF’s/A4TE’s mission.
  • Community-driven approach to your work.
  • Excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Highest levels of initiative, creativity, and good judgment.
  • Well-organized, self-directed, and able to complete multiple tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • A commitment to actively working in alignment with other social, racial, and economic justice movements.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Experience with or commitment to serving transgender, gender nonconforming, and nonbinary people.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Application Requirements

Please include your resume and a cover letter. In your cover letter, please explain 1) why you are interested in working at TLDEF and 2) why you are interested in non-profit direct service work/program work. You may include any other information you would like to share. Please use Times New Roman, 12-point font, 1.5” line spacing in your cover letter. Please include your first and last name (the one you use) in the top right corner. We will accept cover letters up to 2 pages long.

Hiring at TLDEF:

TLDEF acknowledges that applicants from groups that have been historically marginalized are less likely to apply for positions unless they feel that they meet 100% of a job description’s qualifications. We understand that the ideal candidate might not completely meet the criteria listed in our job descriptions or be equally proficient in each area. If your background and skills are a close match for an open position, you are strongly encouraged to apply; we especially encourage potential applicants who are impacted by TLDEF’s work to submit their application.

TLDEF is an equal opportunity employer. Black people, Indigenous people, people of color (BIPOC); lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people; women; immigrants; people with disabilities; people living with HIV; formerly incarcerated people; and people with lived experiences of poverty are all strongly encouraged to apply.

Position Overview

  • TLDEF will hire 3 Legal Interns for Fall 2024
  • Reports to: Senior Counsel
  • Compensation: $17/hour
  • Type: Internship
  • Location: Remote

This is an opportunity to play a role in our nation’s movement for transgender rights. Summer…

Localização

Virtual
Trabalho deve ser executado em qualquer lugar em Estados Unidos
Local Associado
520 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10018, United States
Suite 2204

Como se inscrever

Please apply via our hiring link only. Please include your resume and a cover letter. In your cover letter, please explain 1) why you are interested in working at TLDEF and 2) why you are interested in non-profit direct service work/program work. You may include any other information you would like to share. Please use Times New Roman, 12-point font, 1.5” line spacing in your cover letter. Please include your first and last name (the one you use) in the top right corner. We will accept cover letters up to 2 pages long.

If you need accommodations, please reach out to people@transgenderlegal.org.

Please apply via our hiring link only. Please include your resume and a cover letter. In your cover letter, please explain 1) why you are interested in working at TLDEF and 2) why you are…

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