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ACLU of Georgia Experiences!
ACLU of Georgia Experiences!
The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia is a non-profit, public interest legal organization. We handle cases involving violations of the rights guaranteed in the Constitution. We receive more than 300 requests for representation each month. We welcome interns for legal, policy, communications, and development work.
Interns can be from all levels of education -- high-school, undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate -- at schools and universities across the country. Interns seeking school credit are preferred, but all are welcome.
Fall 2018 interns will be expected to commit at least 15 hours per week and must be available between August 20 and December 14 (with some flexibility in start and end date depending on school schedules).
Online application: CLICK HERE
The following positions are available for the Fall 2018 Semester:
Political Advocacy Intern: Interns in this department will support the work of ACLU of Georgia’s Smart Justice campaign through research, direct field action, event coordination and other activities. Interns may also work with Community Engagement Manager to support event creation and coordinator, volunteer recruitment, and voter rights activities.
Policy Counsel Intern: Interns in this position will research, analyze and draft policy papers regarding Georgia laws to make educated and calculated decisions on which laws will benefit society and strengthen the ACLU of GA agenda. Interns will attend governmental body meetings and interact with elected officials.
Communications Intern: Interns in this position will be responsible for a variety of duties related to communicating the ACLU of Georgia's work to the public. Examples include: taking pictures, recording video, monitoring press coverage, drafting social media posts, graphics, formatting articles and photos for use in printed materials and reports, and compiling data from social media channels for department reports.
Development and Non-Profit Intern: Interns in this position will perform a wide range of research, administrative, and general support to the ACLU Development team and work with organization directors in general office management, organizational oversight, and planning. Familiarity with philanthropy, fundraising, and/or events is a plus.
All positions are unpaid. Supervising staff will fulfill reporting requirements to facilitate course credit.
How to Apply
All applicants must fill out an application, which can be found at this link. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.
For law students: you will also be asked to offer a writing sample with your application.
If you have questions, please email Stephanie Jackson Ali, Community Engagment Manager.