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Consumer Protection Unit (Taxi Advocacy Project) Summer Intern

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ORGANIZATION: NEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP

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Consumer Protection Unit (Taxi Advocacy Project) Interns:

The New York Legal Assistance Group's Taxi Advocacy Project is hiring student interns and volunteers!

Interns will work with the Consumer Protection Unit, specifically on the Taxi Advocacy Project. These interns will work closely with yellow taxi medallion owners in the restructuring of their taxi medallion loans. Based on experience, interns may be tasked with conducting intakes, working with clients, and/or general administrative work to support the Consumer Protection Unit.

Depending on interest, these interns will also have the opportunity to support the Foreclosure Project. Interested interns will also have the opportunity to attend court.
This is not a remote position. Students need to be available to travel throughout the 5 boroughs for various offsite matters. Preference for students who speak any of the following languages: Haitain Creole, Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Spanish, Mandarin. (This is not a requirement)

Preference for law student applicants, but undergraduate students will be considered as well.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to volunteer@nylag.org with the subject line "Taxi Advocacy Project Summer Intern."

At the moment, all NYLAG internships are unpaid.

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About NEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP

Location:

100 Pearl Street, 19th Floor, NEW YORK, NY 10004, US

Mission Statement

To provide free, quality civil legal services to New Yorkers experiencing poverty or in crisis.

Description

NYLAG serves immigrants, seniors, the homebound, families facing foreclosure, renters facing eviction, low-income consumers, those in need of government assistance, children in need of special education, domestic violence victims, persons with disabilities, patients with chronic illness or disease, low-wage workers, low-income members of the LGBT community, Holocaust survivors, and others in need of free legal services.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Justice & Legal
Advocacy & Human Rights, Justice & Legal

WHEN

Tue May 31, 2022 - Fri Aug 05, 2022

WHERE

100 Pearl Street19th FloorNew York, NY 10004

(40.70425,-74.00971)
 

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)
  • Advocacy
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • We are hiring full-time interns for Summer 2022 (5/31/22-8/5/22). Interns may be able to extend to a part-time position in the fall.
  • Our Covid-19 Policy requires all interns and volunteers to be vaccinated, absent an approved medical or religious accommodation.

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