Consumers for a Responsive Legal System (?Responsive Law?) is seeking interns for the 2020-21 academic year. Responsive Law is a national, nonprofit advocacy organization that works to improve accessibility, accountability, and affordability in the civil justice system. We advocate for more competition in the provision of legal services, better self-help options for the legal systems customers, and improved legal literacy for those customers. Interns will work directly with the Executive Director and will engage in policy research in support of our advocacy efforts before state legislatures, bar associations, and supreme courts. Interns who are available over 30 hours per week may intern for a single semester or for the entire academic year. Interns who are available less than 30 hours per week are expected to intern for the entire academic year, and should be available at least 16 hours per week. Specific hours are flexible. Responsive Law is willing to work with students to receive course credit. In light of the uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic, we currently expect to offer internships remotely. There may be an opportunity for a portion of the internship to be in person, but we will not require anyone to do so. Applicants should send a resume and letter of interest by email to For more information about the organization and its advocacy, visit Responsibilities – Conduct policy research on legal policies across all 50 states; – Write blog posts, update, and edit website; – Assist in donor communications and donor database management; and – Perform other duties and special projects as needed. Qualifications – Currently in process of obtaining a bachelor"s degree from an accredited university or college, or equivalent independent study; – Research experience and strong writing ability; – Ability to work with limited supervision; – Good time-management and organizational skills; – Demonstrated interest in law; and – Passion to learn.

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