Legal Intern *Unpaid*

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Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans, CIANA

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The Center for the Integration & Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) is a social services organization that works to integrate new immigrants from South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Latin America into the socio-economic and civic life of American society while maintaining pride in their cultural heritage.

We are looking for an organized and dependable legal intern to help support our legal program by managing client communications and case progress.

Description:

The Center for the Integration & Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) is a social services organization that works to integrate new immigrants from the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and Latin America into the socio-economic and civic life of American society while maintaining pride in their cultural heritage.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage communications with clients and maintain attorney’s calendar
  • Assist attorney with client intakes and screening; provide interpreting services
  • Manage paper and digital files; maintain data on legal program in database and draft regular reports to Director of Legal Services and Programs Manager
  • Perform legal research on issues of immigration law and draft memoranda

Qualifications:

  • Current or recent undergraduates pursuing or hold a bachelor's degree in public affairs, political science, history, or a related field
  • JD candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Requirements:

  • Highly organized and reliable
  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail
  • Charisma and strong interpersonal skills

Bonus Points:

  • Passionate about advancing immigrant rights
  • Fluency or bilingualism in another language (especially Arabic, Bengali, and Spanish)

Compensation: Unpaid

Hours: 10-15 per week; flexible

Job Type: Internship





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WHEN

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WHERE

31-09 Newtown AveSuite 411Astoria, NY 11102

(40.773293,-73.928635)
 

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)
  • Immigration Law
  • Data Entry
  • Secretarial
  • Paralegal
  • Administrative Support

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