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We seek to hire individuals with a demonstrated commitment to immigrant rights and a passion for serving immigrants and refugees in need of legal services. If you feel that your qualifications fit the description for a position listed below, we invite you to send us a résumé and cover letter for review.

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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