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Western Pennsylvania Office Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

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Undergraduate/Graduate Student Internships

The Women’s Law Project seeks motivated interns each semester. Interns are crucial to the WLP’s mission and work on a variety of issues. They write posts for our organization’s blog, do research on topics relating to women’s rights, assist with planning women’s rights events, lobby for legislation, and more. Interested students should be committed to the issues on which we work, which include reproductive rights, including the right to abortion, full civil rights for the LGBT community, and ending sex discrimination. We welcome interns from a variety of academic and graduate programs. In your application, please include your area of interest from the following:

  • Programming & Education: Includes, but is not limited to, special projects in various interest areas - Reproductive justice, Title IX, Economic Security & Welfare, Prison Reform.
  • Social Media/Blogging:  Weekly/bi-weekly blog submissions, social media engagement, research and news aggregation/monitoring.
  • Development (Fundraising) and Office Administration: Fundraising, event logistics, administrative duties.

Law Student Internships for 2014 are now Closed


Application Process for Interns

Interested candidates for both positions should be creative, possess good writing and communications skills, and have basic computer skills (MS Office).  Other qualifications: self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, ability to work well with others, reliable.

To apply, submit the following materials to infopitt@womenslawproject.org and put the internship position which interests you in the subject line:

  • Cover letter including intended hours/days of availability
  • Resume
  • Contact information for two references
  • Undergraduate/graduate student applicants: Sample blog post on current feminist issue. Check out our blog, http://womenslawproject.wordpress.com, for examples. Maximum 500 words.
  • Law student applicants: Legal writing sample (preferred, but not required).

Application Due Dates





July 15th

June 15th


November 15th

September 30th


March 14th

January 31st

Women’s Law Project—Western Pennsylvania Office
401 Wood Street, Suite 1020
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
Phone: (412) 281-2892

Email: infopitt@womenslawproject.org
Blog: womenslawproject.wordpress.comTwitter: @womenslawproj