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The Legal Action Center (LAC) seeks interns for its New York City headquarters to work on projects related to fighting discrimination against people with histories of addiction and/or criminal justice involvement and increasing access to services.
About the Organization: LAC is a private, not-for-profit law and policy organization, with offices in New York City and Washington, D.C. LAC is the only organization in the country whose sole mission is to fight discrimination against people with criminal records, drug or alcohol histories, and/or HIV/AIDS. LAC is a national leader in fighting mass incarceration by expanding alternatives to incarceration, seeking to connect individuals in the criminal justice system to health care services and reducing barriers to reentry in employment, housing and higher education.
Job duties: Interns will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of public policy and client-related projects, which may include:
Please e-mail a resume and brief cover letter (no calls) to firstname.lastname@example.org and write “New York State Intern” in the subject line. The Legal Action Center is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from our constituencies.
Minimum 10 hours per week for 8 weeks, but up to full-time for the entire summer. The greater the time commitment, the more responsibility the intern can take on.