Founded in 1970, Legal Momentum is the nation's oldest legal defense and education fund dedicated to advancing the rights of women and girls.
With its headquarters in New York City, and offices in Washington, D.C., Legal Momentum is a leader in establishing legal, legislative, and educational strategies to secure economic and personal security for women.
Legal interns assist in developing litigation with legal research, prospective client interviews, drafting pleadings, and other aspects of litigation, and develop public education and policy advocacy materials on a range of women's rights legal issues. Positions are available in our New York City and Washington, D.C. offices. Internship applications are accepted throughout the year for at least one semester of service as well as for summer internships.
Available Legal Internships:
- Legal Internship Information, New York City
- Fellowship Positions, New York City
- Legislative Policy Internships/Fellowships (Legal and Non-Legal), Washington D.C.
Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Legal Momentum accepts applications from undergraduate (non-legal) students, in New York City and Washington D.C., for internship positions in public policy and advocacy, communications and marketing, accounting, development, and other non-profit management areas. Positions are generally unpaid and students are expected to have funding from their schools, or to be enrolled in a course which awards academic credit for the internship experience. Internship applications are accepted throughout the year for at least one semester of service as well as for summer internships.
Available Non-Legal Internships:
- Development & Communications Intern, New York City
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.