Internships at NEIP


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
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 to 

Elizabeth Regan, Case Director, eregan@newenglandinnocence.org

Intake Internship:
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

To apply, please send resumes and cover letters to

Elizabeth Regan, Case Director, eregan@newenglandinnocence.org

 

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