September 28, 2022

We are looking for individuals interested in an internship opportunity in our legal department. As a legal intern, you will work closely with our legal team in strategic advocacy, using ACLU-MN resources to seek equal rights for every Minnesotan inside and outside the courtroom.

Interns will gain experience by:

  • Doing legal and non-legal research, analysis, and writing
  • Evaluating and investigating requests for legal assistance
  • Processing (draft, submit, and track) data requests
  • Assisting with preparing for meetings, articles, and presentations
  • Performing other advocacy and litigation-related tasks

This internship is a good fit for someone who:

  • Has completed the second or at least first year of law school
  • Possesses excellent legal and non-legal communications (written and oral) skills
  • Is passionate about social justice issues and/or committed to protecting and advancing civil rights
  • Is eager and able to work with diverse populations
  • Displays a high degree of professionalism and emotional intelligence
  • Has excellent organizational, problem-solving, and information-gathering skills; and some computer, technology, and social media skills
  • Is able to be in our office 8-12 hours per week for spring and fall internships and 20-25 hours per week for summer internships. Hours are flexible within normal business hours.

Click here to apply for an internship in the legal department.

Please Note: In accordance with ACLU-MN's Covid Policy, ACLU-MN requires all persons working in person to provide a valid Covid Vaccination Card to retain on record.

ACLU-MN internships can be performed both remotely or in-person, according to the discretion of the department director.

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