Jobs and Internships
Senior Attorney - The Senior Attorney will oversee our FAIR (Fairness, Advocacy and Individualized Representation for Children in Foster Care) Project, which ensures that children in foster care have the supports they need to succeed in school. This position will be filled as soon as a qualified applicant is identified and has accepted the position. Read the full job description here.
Operations and Communications Manager - We are currently seeking an Operations and Communications Manager to oversee office functions and organizational communications and marketing. This position will also handle essential components of Georgia Appleseed’s financial operations and report directly to the Director of Operations. This position will be filled as soon as a qualified applicant is identified and has accepted the position. Read the full job description here.
INTERNSHIPS & EXTERNSHIPS
Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice invites undergraduate, graduate, and law students to share our passion to dismantle the school to prison pipeline, keep low-income families and their children in safe and healthy homes, and support children in foster care. We offer unpaid internships and externships for graduate and law students for fall, spring, and summer, as well as summer internships for undergraduates. In addition, we host fellows from a variety of fellowship programs. We value diverse points of view, and diversity in life and work experience.
Interns and externs assist attorneys and program staff in all current program activities. An individual intern or extern’s experience will depend on their interests and goals, and our current needs. They may do the following:
• conduct legal, social science, and policy research
• write and update attorney manuals and guidance
• draft and prepare
• develop tools for parents, students, and other caregivers
• visit and interview stakeholders
• assist in the representation of children in foster care before school disciplinary tribunals
• attend and assist with coalition and other stakeholder meetings
• participate in advocacy strategy sessions
• collect and assess statistical data
• coordinate public programs and events
Interested students should send a current resume by email to email@example.com with "Internship/Externship Query" in the subject line of the email. In the body of the email, please explain why you are interested in working with us, and highlight life, education, and work experiences you believe relevant to our work. We prefer applicants who can commit to a full semester or summer internship or externship.
Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any job applicant or employee because of that person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, creed, citizenship, HIV status, or marital status. We recognize the value of diversity in the workplace and strongly urge people in all protected groups to apply for employment. Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals with mental or physical disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of a given position in a satisfactory manner, provided the needed accommodation does not result in an undue hardship for Georgia Appleseed.