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 the following professional volunteers:

  • 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.

  • 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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