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Fall/Winter Legal Internship
Legal Intern Duties include:
Applicant should be responsible, organized, flexible, and motivated. Preference for bilingual applicants, particularly in Asian, South Asian, or Pacific Island languages. Preference for applicants who have experience or familiarity with the issues we address and communities we serve as well as previous legal experience. The intern will work approximately 10-20 hours/week and will be required to complete extensive training on domestic violence and sexual assault before working with survivors.
Time Frame: A minimum of six months commitment works best for our organization. This internship runs between August/September to February/March or longer. An intern should be able to commit 10-20 hours a week, for a total of 250-500 hours.
Compensation: A $2500 stipend is provided, funded by the South Asian Bar Association of WA. Applicants must be pursuing degrees or career paths in legal work, advocacy or social/community service to avail of the stipend. If students make a commitment of 2 quarters/semesters, they may independently explore the possibility of receiving a stipend for one quarter/semester and arrange for school credit for the other.