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.
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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