October 13, 2015

ABA Commission on Disability Rights Internship



The Commission on Disability Rights is currently seeking Spring 2016 law and undergrad interns

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 all of the following to amy.allbright@americanbar.org:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume  

Cover letters and resumes will be accepted until positions are filled. Submit all materials by Wednesday, March 30, 2016.