Bilingual (English-Spanish) Intern or Volunteer for Fall
Do you speak Spanish? Do you love to write? Do you want to work for justice and civil rights in a friendly and exciting environment?
The ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts, a public interest organization that defends civil rights and civil liberties, is seeking a person who is fluent in English and Spanish to help our outreach efforts in the Latino community. The person will write articles for publication on our websites and in media outlets and translate materials. He or she may also present on our issues, communicate with advocates and community members in Spanish, attend community meetings in Spanish and speak one-on-one with Spanish speakers on a variety of issues.
The intern/volunteer will address a variety of the issues the ACLU covers, from immigrant rights to free speech to LGBT issues. Articles will be posted on aclum.org, miaclu.org and/or our social media outlets.
Start/end dates and hours are flexible. It is also possible to work remotely.
The intern/volunteer will be placed in the Field Department and will work primarily with a lawyer in the Field and Legal Departments.
This is an unpaid position.
The applicant should be able to read documents in English and Spanish, communicate fluently in both languages, and write well in Spanish.
Please send a cover letter (in Spanish), a résumé or CV (in English or Spanish), and a writing sample (in Spanish) to the contact below. If you don’t already have a writing sample in Spanish, you can write a piece (300 words or less) about a recent news event. Look at miaclu.org for style ideas. Feel free to call if you have any questions.
ACLU of Massachusetts
211 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02110
617.482.3170 x 311
Summer 2014 Law Student Internship
The ACLU of Massachusetts invites applications from 1st and 2nd year law students for summer law student internships. Our office works on issues such as freedom of speech, assembly, and religion, police misconduct, immigrant rights, racial justice, reproductive freedom, privacy, surveillance and technology, juvenile justice, student rights, women's and GLBT rights, and due process.
Legal interns at the ACLU perform the wide range of tasks required by litigation and other legal advocacy, including complaint investigation, legal research and memo writing, drafting of complaints, affidavits, and discovery requests; preparation of pretrial motions, trial preparation, drafting of appellate briefs, and preparation for oral argument. Students work closely with the ACLU of Massachusetts legal director and staff attorneys. Law students may also assist our legislative counsel with developing testimony for legislative hearings and other public policy materials.
Those interested in applying should send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.
No phone calls please.
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The ACLU of Massachusetts is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and LGBT people to apply.