SRLP is looking for applicants for the following open positions:
THE SYLVIA RIVERA LAW PROJECT IS SEEKING LEGAL INTERNS FOR FALL 2013!
Legal interns at SRLP work on a range of issues affecting low-income transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming people of color, including prisoners’ rights, name changes and identity documentation, discrimination in sex-segregated facilities, immigration, Medicaid, and more.
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project seeks legal interns. We require a minimum 10 hr / week commitment and will support you in getting school credit !
Interns at SRLP work on a range of issues affecting low-income transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming people of color, including prisoners’ rights, name changes and identity documentation, discrimination in sex-segregated facilities, immigration, Medicaid, and more. Interns have their own caseload and the opportunity to work on their clients’ cases in depth through conducting intake interviews, drafting pleadings in clients’ cases, advocating with government agencies and other entities, connecting clients with resources, and educating clients about their rights. Interns also assist with legal research and writing and factual development for impact litigation. They may participate in public education and community organizing support such as preparing “know your rights” materials and doing legal observation at actions.
Applicants must be law students or paralegals or have comparable legal background. Applicants with non-legal backgrounds with a demonstrated interest in poverty law will also be considered. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. People of color, trans people, gender nonconforming people and people with intersex conditions are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and optional writing sample to Pooja Gehi at firstname.lastname@example.org as early as possible. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.
THE SYLVIA RIVERA LAW PROJECT IS SEEKING DEVELOPMENT INTERNS FOR SPRING 2014!
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is seeking development interns.
Development interns and volunteers at SRLP work primarily with the Fundraising and Finance team. Projects include working on our grassroots fundraising campaign in the areas of fundraising house parties and events, benefit concerts, and our major donor project; and working on our institutional fundraising campaign in the areas of grant writing and research. Interns and volunteers often also work on our biannual newsletter and our biannual direct mailings. You will also learn how to maintain our various databases and use applications such as Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, Microsoft Office, Drupal, CiviCRM, and more.
Applicants should be responsible, time-oriented and have an eagerness to learn.
We are happy to assist interns in applying for school credit. A Racial Justice Stipend may be available.
People of color, trans people, and people with intersex conditions are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com or by mail to
FFT Intern Hiring
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
147 W. 24th St., 5th Fl.
New York, NY 10011
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.