Public Interest Legal Intern

Location: New York, NY


Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. In addition to its New York headquarters and Office of Government & International Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has regional offices and affiliates across the U.S. and overseas in addition to a multitude of global partnerships.

Among Jewish organizations, AJC is the preeminent leader in the global arena. With a presence in Belgium, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Brazil and Switzerland, AJC’s network of relationships with, and access to, key decision makers and thought leaders on every continent is unmatched. AJC is recognized by foreign leaders, the Israeli and U.S. governments as an effective and trusted interlocutor for Jewish issues, human rights and advocacy for democratic values. Today, AJC proactively tackles the greatest concerns of Jewish communities around the globe.

While law students currently in their second and third year of law school are preferred, those in their first year will be considered. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to Betty B. Robbins at robbinsb@ajc.org and should specify the period for which they are applying (Winter/Spring 2013-14 and/or Summer 2014).

AJC will assist interns applying for course credit or public interest stipends. For further information, please email Betty B. Robbins.

Interns will be provided with a commuting stipend of up to a maximum of $300 per month upon presentation of commuting receipts. This is an unpaid internship.