SUMMER LEGAL INTERNSHIPS 2023

 

The Migrant Farm Worker Division currently has two openings for summer legal interns who share a passion for advocating for the rights of low-wage migrant farm workers. The interns will be based in the regions with the largest population of migrant and seasonal farm workers in order to conduct outreach to farm workers at labor camps and other locations.  The interns will also work with attorneys on client intakes and cases in the various stages of litigation and advocacy. They will assist with legal research and writing related to current litigation and other projects.

 

 

Location     One of the interns will be based in the Northeastern Region of Colorado, working primarily out of our Denver office with travel to Brighton-Greeley-Fort Morgan-Yuma areas to conduct outreach. The other intern will be based on Colorado’s Western Slope, working out of the CLS Grand Junction office and conducting outreach in Palisade-Delta-Olathe and surrounding areas. There may be occasional overnight trips to other regions in Colorado as well.

 

 

Qualifications     Students who have a minimum of ten weeks to commit are encouraged to apply. Students must have dedication and sensitivity to serving the legal needs of low-wage individuals, including farm workers. Spanish speaking is required. Students must be willing to work at night and travel within Colorado.

 

 

Compensation     We provide a stipend of $500/week for ten weeks. All travel and mileage expenses will be reimbursed.

 

 

To apply     Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three professional references to Kiara Gomez at [email protected] We will consider applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

 

Colorado Legal Services is an equal opportunity employer. For more information and to read more about our work, please visit http://www.coloradofarmworkers.org/.

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