Immigration Case Management Internship
Organization Profile: The Equal Justice Center (EJC) is a non-profit law firm and social justice organization which empowers the immigrant community by providing free legal services throughout the state of Texas. We advocate for systemic reforms that strengthen immigration rights and work towards securing permanent immigration solutions for Dreamers. Through assistance of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program we are able to serve a large and vastly unrepresented community.
We have ongoing internships for: Fall semester (15 weeks), spring semester (15 weeks), and summer semester (12
Qualifications: Spanish fluency preferred.
Time Commitment: 10 hours per week.
o Conduct detailed in-person and telephone interviews with numerous individuals who contact the
EJC seeking immigration legal assistance,
o Open new matters in the EJC’s case management system,
o Upload documents or general updates in case management system,
o Prepare and package case files and applications,
o Handle mail and government correspondence,
o Assist in community outreach efforts and community legal clinic preparation,
o Other administrative tasks and duties assigned
Learning Opportunities: Interns are not required, but are invited to attend an intensive crash course,
alongside UT Law clinic students and other law student interns, to learn the basics of the substantive law
and practice methods employed by EJC. The internship will also provide on-the-job training in handling
confidential client information, community outreach and immigration processes.
Academic Credit: Academic credit toward your major is likely available; please inquire with your
Cycle Deadlines: Applications are accepted on a rolling admission basis, but we recommend you consider
the following deadlines. Fall: August 15 | Spring: December 15 | Summer: April 30
Apply: Fill out the application on our website (www.equaljusticecenter.org) and submit a one page cover
letter, letter of recommendation and your resume by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Temporary / Seasonal
Community & Social Services, Education / Teaching / Training, Legal, Real Estate, Other
Paralegals and Legal Assistants, Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers, Volunteers
EQUAL JUSTICE CENTER
A non-profit law firm who works to empower low-income families, workers and communities to achieve fair treatment in the workplace, in the justice system, and in our shared society – regardless of immigration status.