December 26, 2018

ABA Commission on Disability Rights Internship

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The Commission on Disability Rights is currently seeking law and undergrad interns.

Description

The ABA Commission on Disability Rights is seeking talented law and undergraduate interns to work on various Commission initiatives, activities, and programs aimed at advancing disability civil rights and fostering the inclusion of law students and lawyers with disabilities in the legal profession. Tasks include researching disability law issues; compiling and analyzing statistics relating to the employment of lawyers with disabilities; identifying and assembling a list of resources for law students and lawyers with disabilities; growing the list of signatories to the Commission’s disability diversity pledge; representing the Commission at meetings and other events; and much more. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about and network with staff from other ABA groups. This internship is unpaid. However, students may qualify for academic credit.

Qualifications

Law students and undergraduate interns must show a demonstrated commitment to disability civil rights. Interns must also demonstrate respect and compassion for individuals from diverse backgrounds. 

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to amy.allbright@americanbar.org

Cover letters and resumes will be accepted until positions are filled. Submissions will be considered for the next available semester or equivalent period.