Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks undergraduate student applications for part-time internship
positions to join the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Unit in Seattle, WA. Undergraduate interns will be
asked to commit at least 10 hours per week for these internships for a period of 6 months or more. We are
looking for interns for the following internship times January to July of 2022 and July to December of 2022.
Additional languages spoken are a plus but not required. The internships are unpaid, but NWIRP will work with
applicants to secure outside funding or academic credit when possible. Interns will have direct exposure to a fast pace
work environment centered around immigration law and advocacy
This internship position will directly assist the VAWA Unit’s growing intake process and is a great opportunity to
learn more about immigration law and advocating for survivors of abuse. The VAWA unit currently provides direct
services, outreach and education throughout the state of Washington to immigrant survivors of domestic violence
and other crimes. The unit processes the following case types: Self-petitions under VAWA, U visas, T visas, VAWA
applications for adjustment of status, and removal defense for survivors of violence. The undergraduate intern
will also work with other staff members on different types of immigration cases as needed.
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