Career Opportunities

The Brandeis Center is always interested in reviewing candidates for various positions, including civil rights attorneys, fellows, clerks or interns. Unfortunately, due to the volume of inquiries, LDB generally cannot respond to candidates who are not selected for interviews. LDB is an equal opportunity employer.

Interns

Location: Washington, D.C. Telework available for Interns to work from alternative locations.

Term: Internships available for Summer, Fall semester, or Spring semester. Arrangements can be made for students on quarterly systems.

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Civil Rights Legal Fellows

Location: Washington, D.C. Telework available for Fellows who prefer to work from alternative locations.

Term: Standard term is six months, renewable for up to four terms.

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Civil Rights Legal Clerks

Location: Washington, D.C. Telework available for Clerk who prefer to work from alternative locations.

Term: Clerkships are available for the Summer term, for half-summer terms, or for one academic semester.

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Interns

Location: Washington, D.C. Telework available for Interns to work from alternative locations.

Term: Internships available for Summer, Fall semester, or Spring semester. Arrangements can be made for students on quarterly systems.

Principal duties: Working directly under the supervision of the Brandeis Center’s President, Interns’ duties are likely to include some combination of the following: drafting press releases, writing blog entries, researching grant opportunities, preparing development memoranda, drafting correspondence, and preparing grant applications. Some data entry may be required.

Qualifications: Interest in nonprofit organizations. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Experience with Microsoft Word is required and Excel is preferred. Ability to carry 20 pounds.

Compensation: Position is unpaid.

Application Process and Timing: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a resume by electronic mail to info@brandeiscenter.com. After resume review, the Brandeis Center may request two writing samples demonstrating writing ability and relevant analytic skills, as well a list of references. No phone calls or faxes, please.
The Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc., is an equal employment employer.

Civil Rights Legal Fellows

Location: Washington, D.C. Telework available for Fellows who prefer to work from alternative locations.

Term: Standard term is six months, renewable for up to four terms.

Principal duties: Depending on skills, interest and abilities, Fellows’ duties are likely to include some combination of the following: interviewing witnesses and potential complainants; researching substantive issues of federal and state law; analyzing legislative, regulatory, and other public policy issues; drafting legal memoranda and policy materials; assisting in the preparation of scholarly writings and practical guides; writing editorial submissions for news periodicals and blogs; conducting intake activities, including assessment of potential actions; preparing legal complaints, briefs, and related documents; delivering oral presentations to a variety of audiences; and engaging in social media activities. Additional duties include interacting with complainants, witnesses, government officials, public interest advocates, other nonprofit organizations, university administrators, activists and/or the public; assisting in the preparation of conferences, workshops, lectures and symposia; preparing continuing legal education materials; and generally providing trusted legal and policy support.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have excellent academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school and maintain the highest standards of integrity; exhibit excellence in legal analysis, policy analysis and writing; and display, at all times and to all persons, a courteous, professional and cooperative attitude.

Compensation: Position is unpaid.

Application Process and Timing: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a resume by electronic mail to info@brandeiscenter.com. After resume review, the Brandeis Center may request two writing samples demonstrating writing ability and relevant analytic skills, as well a list of references. No phone calls or faxes, please.

The Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc., is an equal employment employer.

Civil Rights Legal Clerks

Location: Washington, D.C. Telework available for Clerk who prefer to work from alternative locations.

Term: Clerkships are available for the Summer term, for half-summer terms, or for one academic semester.
Principal duties: Depending on skills, interest and abilities, Clerk’s duties are likely to include some combination of the following: researching substantive issues of federal and state law; analyzing legislative, regulatory, and other public policy issues; drafting legal memoranda and policy materials; assisting in the preparation of scholarly writings and practical guides; writing editorial submissions for news periodicals and blogs; assisting in the preparation of legal complaints, briefs, and related documents; and engaging in social media activities. Additional duties include interacting with complainants, witnesses, government officials, public interest advocates, other nonprofit organizations, university administrators, and/or the public; assisting in the preparation of conferences, workshops, lectures and symposia; preparing continuing legal education materials; and generally providing trusted legal and policy support.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have excellent academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school and maintain the highest standards of integrity; exhibit excellence in legal analysis, policy analysis and writing; and display, at all times and to all persons, a courteous, professional and cooperative attitude.
Travel: Extensive travel may be required up to 80%.
Compensation: Position is unpaid.
Application Process and Timing: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a resume by electronic mail to info@brandeiscenter.com. After resume review, the Brandeis Center may request two writing samples demonstrating writing ability and relevant analytic skills, as well a list of references. No phone calls or faxes, please.

The Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc., is an equal employment employer.