>The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) is currently accepting internship applications from law students for Summer 2009. LDF, a non-profit civil rights law firm founded in 1940 by the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, is one of the finest human rights law firm in American history. For decades LDF has worked through the courts and Congress to make the nation’s constitutional and statutory guarantees of equal treatment and civil rights a reality for African Americans and other disfranchised groups. If you plan to pursue a career in racial justice and civil rights law, this may be a great opportunity for you to consider.
The New York and D.C. offices award 2L unpaid summer internships independently. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, 5-10 page writing sample, and list of three references to the appropriate office. Positions will be filled on a rolling basis and applicants are encouraged to apply no later than January 2009.
For more information and further application instructions, click HERE.