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We are a small office in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. We enforce a federal statute that protects U.S. citizens and work-authorized non-citizens from immigration-related employment discrimination. OSC seeks volunteer law student and undergraduate student interns year-round, including for the fall semester, winter/spring semester, and for the summer. School-year internships may be full-time or part-time. Summer internships are typically full-time. Please see below our current internship opportunities postings. Applications are considered on a rolling basis.

Spring and Summer 2015 Law Student Internship with DOJ, Civil Rights Division, Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices

We are looking to select law student interns for the spring and summer 2015 semesters to work along side our attorneys and equal opportunity specialists. The position involves assisting our staff in litigation and investigating allegations of discrimination, such as conducting legal research, reviewing documents, compiling data, drafting letters, preparing legal memoranda, and sitting in on and/or conducting witness interviews, as well as policy-related work, such as preparing comments on proposed regulations and draft legislation, and attending interagency meetings. The position is unpaid and we prefer that the student work for a duration of at least 10 weeks. Our ideal candidate has strong research, writing and communication skills as well as an interest in learning. Demonstrated interest or experience in immigration or employment discrimination a plus but not required. Positions with the Department of Justice are open to U.S. citizens only.

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, transcript and short writing sample to OSC's internship opportunities email at crt.volunteervacancies-OSC@usdoj.gov. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. For more information about the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices, please see our webpage at www.justice.gov/crt/about/osc.

Spring and Summer 2015 Paralegal Student Internship with DOJ, Civil Rights Division, Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices

We are looking to select paralegal student interns enrolled in paralegal degree programs for the spring and summer 2015 semesters to work alongside our attorneys, and equal opportunity specialists (or investigators). The position involves assisting our staff in litigation and investigating allegations of discrimination. Duties include: reviewing documents, compiling data, drafting letters, checking citations, conducting short research assignments, assisting with court filings, gathering and finalizing exhibits for motions, and assisting to prepare witness interviews and depositions, and sitting in on witness interviews. The position is unpaid and we prefer that the student work for a duration of at least 10 weeks. Our ideal candidate has strong research, writing and communication skills as well as an interest in learning. Demonstrated interest or experience in immigration or employment discrimination a plus but not required. Positions with the Department of Justice are open to U.S. citizens only.

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, transcript and short writing sample to OSC's internship opportunities email at crt.volunteervacancies-OSC@usdoj.gov. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. For more information about the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices, please see our webpage at www.justice.gov/crt/about/osc.

Winter, Spring and Summer 2015 Undergraduate Student Internship with the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices

We are looking to hire an undergraduate student intern for the winter, spring and summer 2015 semesters to work along side our attorneys, equal opportunity specialists and law student interns. The position involves assisting our staff in litigation, investigating allegations of discrimination, such as reviewing documents, compiling data, drafting letters or short memoranda, and sitting in on witness interviews, as well as policy-related work, such as preparing comments on proposed regulations and draft legislation, and attending legislative hearings and interagency meetings. The position is unpaid and we prefer that the student work for a duration of at least 10 weeks. Our ideal candidate has strong research, writing and communication skills as well as an interest in learning. Demonstrated interest or experience in immigration or employment discrimination a plus but not required. Positions with the Department of Justice are open to U.S. citizens only.

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, transcript and short writing sample to OSC's internship opportunities email at crt.volunteervacancies-OSC@usdoj.gov. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. For more information about the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices, please see our webpage at www.justice.gov/crt/about/osc.

Winter, Spring and Summer 2015 Undergraduate Student Public Affairs/New Media Internship with the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices

We are looking to hire an undergraduate student intern for the winter, spring and summer 2015 semesters to assist our Public Affairs team. The position involves: (1) designing and drafting outreach materials such as flyers, brochures and PowerPoint presentations; (2) updating and maintaining databases of outreach contacts; (3) monitoring progress of a variety of outreach initiatives; (4) assessing which outreach materials will be required for a particular event, preparing those materials and ensuring they are delivered in a timely manner; (5) helping develop and administer webinars and videos for public education; and (6) assisting in the development of other new media initiatives. The position is unpaid and we prefer that the student work for a duration of at least 10 weeks. Our ideal candidate is creative and has strong written and verbal communication skills as well as an interest in learning. Demonstrated interest or experience in public affairs and/or public relations a plus but not required. Positions with the Department of Justice are open to U.S. citizens only.

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, transcript and short writing sample to OSC's internship opportunities email at crt.volunteervacancies-OSC@usdoj.gov. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. For more information about the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices, please see our webpage at www.justice.gov/crt/about/osc.

Worker Hotline: 1-800-255-7688 [Voice] or 1-800-237-2515 [TTY]

Employer Hotline: 1-800-255-8155 [Voice] or 1-800-362-2735 [TTY]

 

 

General Information Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-related Unfair Employment Practices
 
Leadership
(currently vacant)
Special Counsel
Alberto Ruisanchez
Acting Deputy Special Counsel
Contact
Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices
U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
OSC, NYA 9000
Washington, D.C. 20530
(202) 616-5594
Worker Hotline: 1-800-255-7688
Employer Hotline: 1-800-255-8155
Teletypewriter (TTY) (202) 616-5525 & 1-800-237-2515
Fax: (202) 616-5509
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