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Please note that Immigration Equality accepts internship applications on a rolling basis for fall, spring, and summer interns.

Immigration Equality is a national organization fighting for equal immigration rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and HIV-positive (LGBTQ/HIV+) community. We provide direct legal services to LGBTQ/HIV+ immigrants, and fight for administrative and legislative changes in U.S. immigration law.

Legal Interns work closely with our legal team to provide direct legal services to LGBTQ/HIV+ immigrants. Among other tasks, legal interns will be asked to assist a member of the legal team in direct representation, perform intake interviews, draft affidavits and other documents for administrative proceedings, and research issues about U.S. immigration law and policy.

Immigration Equality is an affirmative action employer: immigrants, people of color and transgender individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish-language fluency is highly desirable, but not required. Immigration Equality fosters a progressive and professional LGBTQ-friendly work space.

Although a start date is negotiable, interns must be willing to work for at least 10 weeks in the summer, 40 hours per week. We cannot offer any remuneration for interns, but we are happy to assist with any paperwork needed to apply for a grant or scholarship.

Only law students who are offered an interview will be contacted by our office. Once the positions are filled, we will remove the internship posting from our website. To apply for an internship, please send a chronological resume and a compelling cover letter with “Legal Internship” in the subject line to jobs@immigrationequality.org