- Interest in the provision of legal services to low income people.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- The ability to work independently and cooperatively with different types of people.
- Technologically independent: possess dependable computer skills in word processing and computerized legal research.
NJP requires students to first exhaust all funding options available to them to completely, or partially, support their internships, whether it be through a law school public interest program, or work-study (if available). NJP will provide a stipend of up to $6000 for any student who is unable to fund or can only partially fund their summer internship.
Letter of Interest (to include locations of interest), Resume & Writing Sample
NJP is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and fosters an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices. NJP actively promotes mutual respect, acceptance, teamwork and productivity. NJP is committed to maintaining an organization whose staff, Board and clients are diverse in background, experience, race, color, national origin, gender, age, religious reference, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sensory, mental or physical abilities, veteran status, and other qualities that strengthen the program while reinforcing its commitment to basic fairness. People of color, people who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals needing a reasonable accommodation for the application or interview process or for more information about the project should contact Human Resources Department by calling (206) 464-1519.