This position is part of the legal Clinic Team and the assigned support person is Mildred Mechu-Johnson with the coordination of Mario Obrer. At La Casita Center we all work as part of a circle and are equally part of the team, but to support the professional growth of the student, activities will be guided by the support person. This position also requires collaboration between the different areas of La Casita Center, including community liaisons, hospitality, and others.
Under the supervision of the La Casita team, interns will assist with legal support matters. Specific duties will vary depending on experience and ability.
Internships are available for one semester or year-round and are open to first, second, and third-year law students. Exceptions can be made for undergrad students with a demonstrated interest in pursuing studies or a career in immigration law. Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, an interest in immigration law, an ability to work in a diverse and fast-paced work environment, and a commitment to advancing and defending the legal rights of low-income immigrants and refugees.
This is an unpaid internship.
Spanish fluency is required
Knowledge of google docs
Knowledge to use zoom
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