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Law Student Opportunties

Foreclosure sign in front of houseNJP welcomes law students to apply for externships/internships anytime during the year. NJP will only be able to offer positions to those students whose internships are totally or partially self-supported, whether it be through a law school public interest program, an externship for credit, work-study, or a willingness to volunteer. Summer internships are generally available in most of NJP’s offices. Read about:

Fluency in Spanish is helpful in all positions and may be required for specific positions.

When applying, please specify the location(s) you are interested in pursuing. See directory of NJP offices. NJP starts accepting summer internship applications in the fall. Please email cover letter and resume to Karen Holland, Director of Human Resources at

We will accept letters/emails of interest in externships or fellowships anytime during the year. Please email cover letter and resume to Karen Holland, Director of Human Resources at


The Northwest Justice Project is committed to non-discrimination in employment.

NJP is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. It strives to foster an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices for its clients, Board and staff.  NJP actively promotes mutual respect, acceptance, teamwork and productivity. NJP is committed to the principle that an organization whose staff, Board and clients are diverse in background, experience, race, color, national origin, gender, age, religious preference, marital status, sexual orientation, sensory, mental or physical abilities, veteran status, and other qualities makes it stronger while reinforcing its commitment to basic fairness. People of color, people who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals needing a reasonable accommodation for the application process should contact Karen Holland at (206) 464-1519 ext. 270.