Legal Internships with Major Civil Rights Organization


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

30201 Orchard Lake Rd.Farmington Hills, MI 48334

About

Legal Internships:

The internship is open to first year law students. The legal intern will work closely with CAIR-MI Staff Attorney on resolving cases of discrimination reported to CAIR-MI.

* Research laws and policies on employment, student conduct, immigration procedures, criminal offenses, and other areas as seen fit.
* Legal writing: drafting arguments, memos and complaints.
* Other office duties as assigned.
* The ideal candidate is organized and able to follow-through to complete all assigned tasks
* He/she possesses excellent legal written communication skills and a commitment to serving the community.

Legal Clerkships:

Second and third year law students are encouraged to apply for the law clerk positions.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
* Work closely with Staff Attorney to work on legal cases for CAIR-MI.
* Clerks will write legal letters, complete intakes, draft complaints and more.
* Participate in representing complainants in dispute resolution, EEOC mediation, filing complaints and possible law suits.
* Assist in documenting incidents of religious discrimination by counseling and interviewing complainants regarding their incidents.
Qualifications:
* The internship is open to second or third year law students.
* Applicants need one year law research experience and access to a legal database.
* Candidates should have an interest in civil rights cases.
* The ideal candidate is organized and able to follow-through to complete all assigned tasks.
* He/she possesses excellent legal written communication skills and a commitment to serving the community.

Apply today by sending a cover letter, resume, and sample legal writing to internships@cairmichigan.org.

Submit an online application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1k8yJf1TqXrOYNAPqmz4HtrKxImAaLuHJFDAHz7ryNoI/viewform

Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Research
  • Critical Thinking
  • Networking

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 hours per week
  • Read above description for detailed information.
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