Opportunities at the ACLU of Washington

Internships

Published: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
The Communications Department of the ACLU of Washington (ACLU-WA) is responsible for media relations, education and outreach programs, special events, and publications to promote the ACLU’s work. Our aim is to explain in clear, simple terms what the Bill of Rights means, what the ACLU-WA is doing to defend and extend individual freedom, and why people should stand up for their rights. Communications Interns are utilized year-round to assist the department in achieving its goals.
Published: 
Friday, October 18, 2013

The intern/extern will use his or her research skills to develop an in-depth understanding of civil liberties issues, policy advocacy, the legislative process and the art of messaging.  Excellent writing and communications skills required.  Applicants should have strong interests in civil liberties, constitutional law and policy advocacy. Candidates must have completed at least one year of law school.

Published: 
Monday, January 25, 2010
Program Intern with the Policy Advocacy Group will participate in ACLU-WA's integrated advocacy approach to a broad range of civil liberties issues. While working under the supervision of senior staff, Program Interns will work on field, legislative and research efforts to develop an in-depth understanding of civil liberties issues and effective policy advocacy.
Published: 
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
At the ACLU, law students gain exposure to a broad range of civil liberties and civil rights issues and an opportunity to improve legal writing and research skills. Students work closely with staff attorneys conducting legal research, writing legal memoranda and drafting correspondence to government agencies in response to documented complaints of civil liberties and civil rights violations. Students also assist ACLU attorneys in the development of cases for litigation, preparation of cases for trial and submission of amicus curiae briefs in courts of appeal.
Published: 
Monday, January 25, 2010
Interns review and investigate complaints alleging violations of civil liberties and assist callers on the ACLU Complaint and Referral Line. They work closely with ACLU legal staff and handle complaints covering a broad spectrum of issues, including free speech, student discipline, police practices, criminal law, and jail and prison conditions.

Volunteer Opportunities

Published: 
Monday, January 25, 2010
Want to share your time and talents to support civil liberties and civil rights? We're recruiting volunteers for a number of activities.