Internships at NEIP


Legal Internships
The New England Innocence Project is not currently accepting applications for legal internship positions.

Undergraduate Internships
The New England Innocence Project is not currently accepting applications for Intake internships.

Legal Internship:
Preference given to 2L and 3L students
Minimum 10 week commitment, longer preferred
20 hours per week required (although full-time welcome), flexible schedule
To apply, please send resumes and cover letters: Elizabeth Regan, Case Director, eregan@newenglandinnocence.org

  • Update and maintain integrity of existing files, database and statistics.
  • Participate in screening meetings of new inmate 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.

Intake Internship:
To apply, please send resumes and cover letters: Elizabeth Regan, Case Director, eregan@newenglandinnocence.org

  • 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 inmate 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


If you are interested in volunteering for NEIP, please send a short letter of inquiry as well as your resume to general@newenglandinnocence.org.