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Law Student Internships
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
New York District Office Legal Units - New York City & Newark, NJ

The Legal Unit of the New York District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) seeks law student interns for fall and spring semester and summer internships.

The EEOC is the federal agency responsible for enforcing federal laws prohibiting discrimination in the workplace based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, and disability status. Legal Unit attorneys represent the agency in federal district court, litigating individual and class employment discrimination cases. Law student interns assist with various aspects of litigation and litigation development. Assignments typically include legal research and writing relating to employment discrimination and general federal practice issues such as discovery, trial practice and evidence. Interns may also interview witnesses, evaluate case files for potential litigation, and observe discovery and court proceedings.

The EEOC seeks law students with a commitment to public interest law, public service, and the EEOC's mission. Internships are unpaid. Applications for spring and summer internships are typically accepted in October or November, and applications for fall internships are typically accepted in August.

Interested applicants should check with or with their law school's public interest office for current opportunities, deadlines, and application instructions.

General inquiries may be directed to Justin Mulaire at