Internship Opportunities

Legal Intern

The ACLU of Nevada seeks legal interns for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019. As a legal intern you will be supervised directly by the ACLU of Nevada’s Legal Director and work with the entire legal team while developing advanced skills in brief writing, client communication, civic engagement and research. You will gain an understanding of the U.S. Constitution, as well as civil liberties and civil rights laws in the U.S. and the State of Nevada.

Required Qualifications: 

  • A desire and a passion to learn about the ACLU of Nevada’s work

  • Demonstrated commitment to civil liberties and civil rights

  • Excellent academic credentials

  • Superior legal research and writing skills

  • Ability to work professionally, cooperatively, and collegially on wide-ranging projects with lawyers, staff members, and other diverse individuals

  • Current enrollment in a J.D. program 

Apply online here and be prepared to submit: 

  1. A letter of interest;
  2. resume;
  3. legal writing sample; and
  4. transcripts. 

Upload all the required documents in one PDF through the link marked "Resume."  when submitting your application.  If you are unable to do so, please send all materials to, with the subject line "Legal Intern Application." Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. 



The ACLU of Nevada is a nonprofit organization and volunteers help expand the reach of the work we do to protect civil liberties. 

The ACLU of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU of Nevada encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction

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