Careers & Internships2019-07-17T17:39:57+00:00

Careers & Internships


The Law Center seeks diverse, well-qualified candidates with a passion for social justice. In addition to permanent staff positions, the Law Center hosts sponsor-paid and unpaid fellowships, internships, and pro bono opportunities. The Law Center is an equal opportunity employer. Persons of color, LGBTQIA+ persons, persons with disabilities, and persons with direct experience of homelessness are especially encouraged to apply. Please review the linked job descriptions for application instructions.


Development and Communications Director

The Law Center seeks a smart, energetic, and committed Director to lead the development and communications efforts required to sustain and grow the Law Center, which currently operates with an annual budget of $1.2 million, augmented by over $6 million in donated legal services. The Director will join the management team and work with a dedicated and inspiring team of professionals. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development & Communications will lead a strategic, comprehensive program to maintain, increase and diversify support from sources including: annual and major gifts, special events, corporations, law firms and foundations. The Director will also develop and oversee a strategic, public-facing communications program to grow community awareness and support of the Law Center, including a monthly e-newsletter, website, annual report and other materials, social media platforms, and a robust media relations program. Find out more about the position and how to apply here.

Staff Attorney

The Law Center is seeking a talented attorney to join our dynamic legal team. This position will play a leadership role in our Housing Not Handcuffs Campaign, using litigation, advocacy, and media strategies to challenge criminalization ordinances and promote housing as a constructive alternative. This may involve participating in civil litigation in collaboration with local partners and pro bono counsel, working with civic leaders to develop constructive alternatives to criminalization, and advocating at the local, state, and federal level for increased renters’ protections or the development of affordable housing, including through the use of vacant government properties. The position may also provide leadership on our work to ensure that homeless children and youth can attend school, protect housing rights for survivors of domestic violence, or utilize international human rights standards and mechanisms as complements to our advocacy strategies. Find out more about the position and how to apply here.


Legal internships are available to second- and third-year law students. (Rising 2Ls may apply for summer internships.)

Policy internships are available to undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates.

Development and communications internships are available to undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates.


The Law Center is accepting proposals for post-graduate legal fellowships, including Skadden, Equal Justice Works, and other fellowship programs. Interested students should apply to the Law Center before August 1, 2019. Candidates will coordinate with the Law Center to submit applications in September 2019, for work to begin in September 2020. Click here for more information.

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