JEP’s Pre-Law Project Spring 2014

Eager to get legal experience in preparation for law school? Want to work side by side with practicing attorneys? Then apply for JEP’s Pre-Law Project TODAY!

JEP’s Pre-Law Project is specifically for pre-law students and those curious about pursuing legal careers. The program will place students in REAL public interest firms to gain REAL legal experience with REAL clients dealing with REAL issues. The internship requires a minimum of 8 hours per week for 10 weeks. 

What You’ll Do:

Bet Tzedek: Pre-Law interns will work as intake assistants, pre-screening clients for financial and case-type eligibility by telephone. Highly qualified undergraduates may have the opportunity for placement as Legal Assistants in a legal unit, working directly with clients and attorneys. Tasks may include facilitating client meetings and interviews, clerical work, research and writing, reviewing documentation, drafting correspondence and more.

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project: Pre-Law interns will assist attorneys and paralegals with weekly classes in the Immigration Court, at the Pro Se Self Help Workshop on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and with outreach and data reporting.

Apply at  www.usc.edu/jep. Please rank your placement preferences.

Deadline to Apply: January 24, 2014

Please contact Jessica Pearigen at  jessicampearigen@gmail.com for more information.

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