[Englmajors] Internship Opportunity at the ACLU of Washington
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Wed Jul 25 09:35:30 PDT 2007
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Subject: [Public_service_intern] Internship Opportunity at the ACLU of
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 09:11:08 -0700 (PDT)
From: Carlson Center <leader at u.washington.edu>
ACLU Complaint Counselor Internships
Presently Accepting Applications
Complaint Counselor internships are available in the legal department of
the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington Foundation. A
two-quarter (six‑month) commitment is required, with a minimum of 12
hours each week. We are currently seeking applicants to intern from
September 2007 through March 2008.
Interns review and investigate complaints alleging violations of civil
liberties and assist callers on the ACLU Complaint and Referral Line.
They workclosely with ACLU legal staff and handle complaints covering a
broad spectrum of issues, including free speech, student discipline,
police practices,criminal law, and jail and prison conditions.
Complaint Counselor Interns will learn interview and investigation
skills, explore a variety of civil liberties and constitutional law
issues, and become familiar with the work of a wide range of government
agencies and community organizations. The Complaint Counselor internship
provides excellent experience for students contemplating careers in
public service, law, or public policy.
Applicants should have an interest in civil liberties, good
interpersonal and analytical skills, and excellent writing skills. To
apply, please submita cover letter, résumé, list of three references and
writing sample of approximately five pages in length no later than
August 6, 2007 to: 705 Second Avenue, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98104 or
legal at aclu-wa.org. E-mail legal at aclu-wa.org with any questions.
The ACLU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and
encouragesindividuals of every race, creed, ethnicity, disability,
sexual orientation and gender identity to apply.
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