Community Legal Advocates of New York
Advocating for All Communities

Employment and Volunteering

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities


CLA seeks a motivated first or second year law student to serve as our Summer Legal Intern. The ideal candidate understands CLA's mission and has a passion for social justice and an interest in pursuing a public interest legal career. Fluency in a second language, especially Spanish, is preferred, but not required. An interest in immigration law is a plus.

CLA’s Summer Legal Intern will conduct legal research and writing, assist with client intakes and CLA's Know-Your-Rights legal presentations . Other duties may include data entry and other functions, as needed.

Please send a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to In the subject line, please write "Summer Legal Internship."


If you are interested in volunteering with Community Legal Advocates, please complete this form.