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ACLU Criminal Justice Internship – Summer 2020

Do you want to give your career a head start in the field of criminal justice but have no experience? If agreed, then you must apply for the internship at ACLU. The program will be full-time that will last for 10-12 weeks in San Francisco, CA office during the summer.

Ideal candidates must be enrolled in law school or graduate program and have excellent research, writing, and oral communication skills. Interns having a positive attitude and a commitment to work for social justice will be preferred.

The internship program will assist students in transforming themselves from academia to a professional. Interns may also experience different roles and responsibilities of criminal justice. Also, this internship will leave a strong impact on the intern’s resume.

The ACLU-NC was founded in 1934 for preserving the individual rights and liberties of every citizen of the United States. The ACLU works as a guardian that protects and advances civil liberties such as justice, fairness, equality and freedom for all Californians and personally. It also ensures that these freedoms are guaranteed to every citizen.


Internship Location:

The location of the internship is in San Francisco, CA.

Internship Duration:

This program will run for 10- 12 weeks.

 Internship Benefits:

Interns will receive the following benefits:

  • Learning new legal terms and policies
  • Networking opportunities
  • A chance to showcase your talent and skills
  • chance to build and enhance the overall personality

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must currently be enrolled in law school or a graduate program in criminal justice, public policy, or a related field.


Eligible Country:

United States

How to Apply:

Applicants can apply online in a PDF format mentioned below:

  • A brief statement of why you want to work on that issue.
  • Litigation and Immigrant Rights intern applicants must include the office location where they want to work and how you find the internship opening.
  • A resume
  • A writing sample
  • A list of references with contact information

Application Deadline:

The applications are open to apply from October 15 for the following summer term.

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