Legal Internship
WFH Flexible Remote Worker - N/A


The North Carolina Justice Center seeks three law student interns to help us carry out our mission. This opportunity is for the summer of 2023. In 2022, our interns worked on a hybrid basis due to COVID-19 concerns. We will assess circumstances as we get closer to summer 2023 and decide on whether our interns will work on a hybrid basis this summer as well.

About the NC Justice Center

The mission of the Justice Center is to eliminate poverty in North Carolina by ensuring that every household in the state has access to the resources, services, and fair treatment it needs in order to enjoy economic security. Justice Center attorneys represent consumers, tenants, workers, immigrants, formerly incarcerated persons, and students to make sure employers pay their workers what they are owed, landlords do not unfairly evict people, consumers are not preyed upon by unfair loan agreements, that the criminal justice system is fairer, immigrants can achieve legal immigration status in the United States, and students can enroll in school and receive a quality education. We focus on class action and impact litigation. For more information, visit

Legal Internships: Legal interns work with NCJC staff on a variety of issues:

• Legal research and writing

• Litigation support

• Legislative research

• Assistance with legislative efforts

• Research for policy reports or briefs

• Communication with clients and constituents 

• Other related legal duties as assigned

Opportunity: Legal interns at the NCJC will have the opportunity to engage with dedicated staff working on vital, cutting-edge issues affecting North Carolinians. Our interns will have the opportunity to work with and learn from many of our dedicated staff members who have combined decades of experience fighting poverty and civil rights issues in this state. 



Legal interns must have a college undergraduate degree and completed at least one year of an accredited law school. Strong writing and analytical skills and ability to work with others are critical. Spanish proficiency is desirable.

How to apply

This position is open immediately. To apply please complete an application by using the following link: 

The positions will remain open until filled. We will begin reviewing resumes on December 1, 2022.

The North Carolina Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for available positions. The Justice Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability.