Posted December 7, 2018
Paralegal Internships (OH)
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Education that is responsible for enforcing civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination on the bases of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, and age in educational institutions that are recipients of federal financial assistance from the Department and, with respect to disability, in certain public entities such as public school districts. The Cleveland office, which is located at 1350 Euclid Avenue, Suite 325, Cleveland, Ohio, is seeking 1-3 part-time volunteer paralegal interns for the spring of 2019 . Interns will participate in casework relating to a variety of OCR’s areas of practice. All applicants should show strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as initiative and commitment. This volunteer internship requires a minimum 12-week commitment and a background check.
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. If you need a reasonable accommodation relating to disability for any part of the application/hiring process, please notify Mr. Cohen at [email protected] or at (216) 522-4709.
To apply for this volunteer internship, please send a cover letter (which must indicate the date range and days/hours per week you will be available for the internship), a résumé, and a writing sample by e-mail to John Cohen, Attorney, at [email protected]. Please put “Spring 2019 Internship Application” in the subject line. Applications are due by December 31, 2018, but they will be reviewed on a rolling basis; early applications are encouraged.