Legal Momentum is the nation's oldest legal defense and education fund dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights of all women and girls (it was formerly known as the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund). Legal Momentum uses litigation, public policy advocacy and education to address systemic issues facing women and girls throughout the United States. Legal Momentum has offices in New York City and Washington, D.C. Legal Momentum has unpaid internships or internships for school credit available for the academic year. A 15-30 hour per week commitment for 10-12 weeks is required. The position is based in New York City.
General Internship Description:
Legal interns assist in developing litigation with legal research, prospective client interviews, drafting pleadings, memoranda and other aspects of litigation, as well as in developing education and policy advocacy materials on a range of women’s rights issues. Issues covered include poverty and welfare reform, immigrant women, violence against women, childcare, non-traditional employment for women, and employment discrimination.
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How To Apply:
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample either by email or in hard copy to:
395 Hudson Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10014
Attn: Michelle Caiola
Legal Momentum is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation. The positions will remain open until filled.