CFLC is now recruiting interns to assist in development and execution of our projects, educational materials, and service areas.
NOTE: This position may be remote, so no need to be in the NYC area!
Please visit the current list of projects in development. Your internship could have a significant impact during this important growth period!
This internship is appropriate for rising 3rd year law students with significant experience with family law, LGBTQIA+ issues, and/or nonprofit development and organizational experience with an interest in contributing to the development of our organization and projects. The internship will involve hands-on training in family law practice, LGBTQIA+ rights and issues, and non-profit management with direct supervision and mentoring.
This internship requires excellent research and writing skills and at least a basic family law class, and an ideal candidate will have taken classes on assisted reproduction, adoption, and/or LGBTQ law. All applicants should be culturally competent to serve the LGBTQIA+ community.
Spring 2021 (January-April) internships/externships are expected to be part time and require a minimum commitment of 16 hours/week in-person during business hours for at least 10 weeks during those months. THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED.
Summer 2021 (May-August) internships/externships are expected to be part time and require commitment of 35 hours/week (in-person and/or remote) during business hours for at least 10 weeks during those months.
Fall 2021 (September-December) internships/externships are expected to be part time and require a minimum commitment of 16 hours/week during business hours for at least 10 weeks during those months.
Our internships are unpaid. We are happy to comply with school requirements for securing externship or public interest course credit, and we have served as an externship placement for Harvard Law School, Brooklyn Law School and New York Law School for several years. Opportunity exists for mentoring on specific skill development, a recommendation letter and references/connections for public interest, small firm, solo practice, or legal service/non-profit/LGBTQ practice at the end of the semester.
To apply, please send your resume, a writing sample containing evidence of excellent research skills, and a letter explaining how your interests are a good fit for this organization and its goals with the subject line “Application for CFLC Internship/Externship” to the Chosen Family Law Center at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please clearly indicate whether you are applying for Fall (Sept-Dec part time), Winter/Spring (Jan-April part time), or Summer (May-August full time) internship/extership.
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