2015 Summer Legal Internship at HIRC

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Summer Legal Internship at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC). The legal intern will work on cases involving direct representation of individuals from around the world seeking asylum and other humanitarian protections. The legal intern may also work on appellate and policy advocacy at the local, national, and international levels.

Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, superior research and writing skills and an interest in immigration and asylum law. Outstanding interpersonal skills, along with flexibility, sense of humor and passion for direct service work required. Ability to work sensitively with diverse populations is essential. Second language capability in Spanish or French preferred, but not required. Non-Harvard students are welcome to apply.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through May 1, 2015. To apply, please send the following to hirc@law.harvard.edu as one PDF file with your last name in the file name:

-Current resume

-Cover letter detailing any prior relevant experience (including any immigration, asylum, or clinical education experiences) and explaining your interest in the Clinic.

Note: This is an unpaid opportunity.

If you have any questions, please email us at hirc@law.harvard.edu.

Internships for undergraduate students are also available. To find out more, email hirc@law.harvard.edu.