Students at the Center interview people seeking advice or assistance; undertake direct assistance and responsibility to clients; engage in investigation and, often, formal discovery; counsel and advise clients; plan and strategize to achieve the best results for their clients; prepare pleadings for courts or applications to administrative agencies; and research case specific legal issues. Some students appear before courts on contested motions, preliminary matters or assist in a trial; others will represent clients before administrative agencies.
Summer intern opportunities are currently available in the following clinics:
- Disability Litigation and Benefits Advocacy Clinic
- Estate Planning Clinic
- Post Foreclosure Eviction Defense Housing Clinic
- Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection Clinic
- Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection Clinic – Student Lending/For-Profit Colleges Project
- Veterans Legal Clinic
How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Minimum of 35-40 hours per week commitment. Summer interns are unpaid but eligible for all public interest fellowships including SPIF and EJA. For more information about the program visit Summer Interns Program website.
Although primarily open to law school students, CHLPI’s summer program also has a limited number of positions open to candidates in other, but related, disciplines. Positions focus heavily on policy research and analysis, and involve writing technical and non-technical legislative and regulatory summaries as well as providing technical assistance to states and community-based organizations regarding healthcare reform, Medicaid programming, and new strategies to increase access to care for underserved populations.
How to Apply: Email including cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Minimum of 35-40 hours per week commitment. Applications will be received and reviewed on a rolling basis until opportunities are filled. Summer interns are unpaid but eligible for all public interest fellowships including SPIF and EJA.