Internships at NEIP


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WE ARE NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT ANY MORE INTERNS FOR 2019. HOWEVER, PLEASE CHECK BACK ON THIS PAGE FOR OPENINGS BEGINNING JANUARY 2020.

Legal Internship: NOW FULL.
Preference given to 2L and 3L students
Minimum 10 week commitment, longer preferred
20 hours per week required (although full-time welcome), flexible schedule
General Tasks:

  • Update and maintain integrity of existing files, database and statistics.

  • Participate in screening meetings of new applications and perform necessary follow up by contacting and interviewing trial and appellate attorneys and updating case chronology and database

  • As part of the legal team, you will be assigned to review one case and asked to critically assess the possibility of actual innocence, evaluate avenues to exoneration, and craft a review and recommendation memo

  • Attend and participate in NEIP related functions: hearings, talks, events, and celebrations

  • Learn about the wrongful conviction legal field and pursue projects in areas of your specific interests

  • Work collaboratively with a team of dedicated staff members on special projects

To apply, please send resumes, cover letters, and writing samples.

Intake Internship: NOW FULL.
General Tasks:

  • Review and respond to incoming correspondence, including e-mail, voice-mail and letters

  • Open files for new applicants

  • Update and maintain integrity of existing files, database and statistics

  • Participate in screening meetings of new applications and perform necessary follow up to screening meetings by sending letters and updating the databases

  • As part of the legal team, you will review case documents and may have the opportunity to write recommendation memos

  • Attend and participate in NEIP related functions: hearings, talks, events, and celebrations

  • Learn about the wrongful conviction legal field and pursue projects in areas of your specific interests

  • Work collaboratively with a team of dedicated staff members on special projects

 

Volunteer at NEIP


Currently, we are looking for senior level communications and development professionals who would be willing to volunteer their time and talents in the below volunteer positions.

Skilled volunteers needed:

  • Graphic designer — Use your unique talents to help the NEIP team with design elements for our marketing collateral and fundraising materials, print and digital newsletters, social media graphics, event invitations, and more.

  • Communications / marketing writer — Are you a experienced professional marketing writer? Help spread the good word by helping us draft e-news stories, blog posts, social media posts, and more. Legal background is helpful, but not required.

  • Development support — Are you an experienced development professional who would like to support our mission? Join our team as a volunteer and participate in fundraising event planning; digital fundraising campaigns, and corporate sponsorship outreach for two major events this fall.

  • Photographer — Use your professional photography skills for good! Help with event photography and exoneree photos for collateral, website, social media, appeal letters, and more.

To apply, please send a resume and samples of your work to Jordan Salvatoriello at jordan@newenglandinnocence.org and indicate which position you are applying to in the subject line.

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