Job and Internship Opportunities

Opportunities

Summer Legal Internship (unpaid)

Worker Justice Center’s Kingston and Rochester offices are currently recruiting legal interns for Summer 2017. It is our goal at Worker Justice Center to provide our legal interns with an academically enriching experience,
gaining real-world experience in the practice of law, with a focus on litigation. Interns will work directly with, and under the supervision of, the Worker Justice Center attorneys on a variety of legal matters. Assignments include but are not limited to:

• Researching a variety of legal issues related to employment law and low-wage worker advocacy;
• Drafting legal documents, including discovery demands and responses, initial pleadings and court correspondence; and
• Attending all court conferences, mediations and depositions (as available) for professional development.
While not required, preference will be given to law students who demonstrate a commitment to public service through their coursework or extracurricular activities. Bilingual preferred (Spanish).

Eligibility: The WJCNY Legal Internship is open to second and third-year students only.

How to Apply: To apply to the Kingston Office, please send a cover letter, resumé (including contact information for 2-3 personal and/or professional references), original writing sample, and a school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) via email to Laura Revercomb at lrevercomb@wjcny.org. To apply to the Rochester Office, please send all of the materials listed above via email to John Marsella at jmarsella@wjcny.org. Only complete applications will be considered.Worker Justice Center legal internships are unpaid and do not guarantee a position with Worker Justice Center upon completion.