2013 Legal Fellowship at ACLU of San Diego
July 24, 2012 at 11:46 AM
The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLU-SDIC) seeks applicants to sponsor for public interest fellowships beginning in the Fall of 2013!
America's foremost advocate of individual rights, the American Civil Liberties Union is a non-partisan organization founded in 1920. With national headquarters in New York and Washington, D.C. and 53 affiliates throughout the country, it is widely regarded as one of the nation's premier public interest law firms.
The ACLU-SDIC promotes and defends civil rights and civil liberties, including freedom of speech, immigrants' rights, equal protection, privacy, and due process, through litigation and public education. Located in beautiful San Diego, the ACLU-SDIC affiliate has twenty staff members, twenty-two board members, more than 8,500 members and an annual budget of $1.2 million.
Fellowship Sponsor Opportunity:
ACLU-SDIC seeks applicants to sponsor for public interest fellowships such as Skadden or Equal Justice Works to begin Fall 2013. ACLU-SDIC is particularly interested in sponsoring a candidate who will work on a project defending and expanding civil rights and civil liberties in one of the following categories: Border Justice/Immigrants' Rights, National Security, Voter Empowerment, or Racial Justice, though proposals in other areas may be considered. Proposed projects would combine litigation and advocacy with community outreach and public education. The proposal should not include direct legal services.
- Must graduate law school in or before summer 2013.
- Admitted to California Bar, or sit for July 2013 California Bar exam.
- Excellent legal research and writing skills.
- Skilled at complex analytical legal work.
- Committed to advancing civil rights and civil liberties.
Please visit Symplicity Job Posting # 9408 for more information and to apply!