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Internship Opportunities

We are grateful for our interns and externs!


Our internships are designed to engage students in supporting the provision of direct legal services and the promotion of systemic solutions, furthering our mission and facilitating professional development of law, undergraduate and graduate students. Interns will receive training and mentoring by our team of experienced attorneys and staff, gain experience in utilizing existing or learning new skill-sets to support our mission, and engage in the multi-faceted work of JusticeMatters—from assisting clients to systems-level advocacy.

Join the JusticeMatters team as we seek the freedom and flourishing of all people.

Dates and Deadlines

2021 Internship Dates: May 24, 2021 – July 30, 2021 (10-12 weeks depending on intern schedule)

Application Period: Applications will be reviewed beginning February 5, 2021 and accepted until April 30, 2021

Decision Notification: JusticeMatters will invite select applicants to interview and internship offers will be made on a rolling basis. All applicants will be notified by May 7, 2021.

*Law schools allow students to receive academic credit for gaining legal experience outside the classroom. If you are interested in externing with us, please check with the externship coordinator before submitting an application. If you are law school faculty or staff and have a question, please submit your inquiry here and we will contact you.

Requirements and Logistics


JusticeMatters recognizes that interns may have a wide variety of educational and work experiences and will evaluate applicants on a case by case basis.


Interns are responsible for living costs and housing. The internship position is unpaid, but interns can raise support or apply for outside funding for their expenses and/or seek academic credit.

Work Hours

Interns typically work a five-day 40-hour week. Due to COVID-19 precautions, JusticeMatters’ offices are closed and staff and interns are working remotely. 

Law Students Application Forms

Undergraduate/Graduate Students Application Forms