The Center for Reproductive Rights is a non-profit legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing reproductive freedom as a fundamental right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill. The Center?s domestic and international programs engage in litigation, policy analysis, legal research, and public education seeking to achieve women?s equality in society and ensure that all women have access to appropriate and freely chosen reproductive health services.
Law students are expected to have strong legal research and writing skills and an interest in gender/women?s issues and reproductive rights. Responsibilities include:
-Monitoring and responding to legislative, regulatory, and other policy developments, including congressional hearings and markups, federal rulemakings, relevant litigation, and other events;
-In-depth legal and legislative research, analysis and drafting; and
-Development and drafting of policy and advocacy materials, including bill analyses, fact sheets, and talking points, for use in lobbying activities and outreach.
Internship. Approx.35 hours per week for 10 weeks during the summer (flexible according to your schedule and school calendar). This position is based in Washington, DC.
A small stipend may be available. We are also happy to work with institutions to secure academic credit when available.
How to Apply:
Submit a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample (5-10 pages) by February 1, 2013.* Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Early applications are encouraged, as positions may be filled prior to the deadline.
Center for Reproductive Rights
Attn: Federal Advocacy Legal Intern - Summer 2013
120 Wall Street, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10005
* E-mail submissions are preferred.
Note: Applicants must indicate "Legal Intern - Summer 2013, their last name and code 146? as the subject of emailed applications. Cover letter, resume and writing sample should be sent as attachments.