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Join the Washington Lawyers’ Committee in dismantling injustice and pursuing lasting change.

The Washington Lawyers’ Committee offers unique career opportunities to students and professionals interested in litigation and advocacy on a broad range of discrimination and civil rights issues.

Select a category to view the positions currently available:

Police Abuse Team-Attorney

The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs seeks an experienced attorney to develop and conduct impact litigation and related advocacy designed to end police abuse in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Read More

 

No positions available.

Paid Summer Civil Rights Legal Internship

The Washington Lawyers’ Committee is hiring for one full-time paid summer internship available for the Summer of 2024. The summer internship will last 10 weeks, will be full-time (40 hours) per week, and will be hybrid, in the office Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, with the option to work remotely on Mondays and Fridays. The intern will be paid $17.50 per hour. Read More

 

DC-Area Fall/Spring Semester Civil Rights Legal Internships

The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs civil rights internships provides law students with hands-on experience in civil rights litigation and advocacy. Read More

 

Summer 2024 Prisoners’ Rights Internship

The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (WLC) Prisoners’ Rights Internship provides undergraduate students with firsthand experience investigating conditions in jails and prisons throughout the country. Summer prisoners’ rights internships require a commitment of 30-40 hours/week and typically last 8–12 weeks. Internships are a combination of in-person and remote work. Fully remote internships are not currently available. Applicants must be able to receive academic credit or outside compensation (equivalent to DC’s minimum wage) to participate in internships at the committee. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled. Read More

 

Civil Rights Legal Internship

The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs civil rights internships provides law students with hands-on experience in civil rights litigation and advocacy. Read More

 

No positions available.

Grants Associate

The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs is seeking a Grants Associate. Read More

 

No positions available.