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Spring 2023 Gender, Sexuality & Reproductive Justice Internship

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26d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

San Francisco +1

💻 Remote

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  • You must be enrolled in law school or a related graduate program, passionate about reproductive justice, and committed to social justice to qualify for the ACLU internship.
  • You will assist with projects, conduct research, draft materials, participate in meetings, and work on various issues related to gender, sexuality, and reproductive justice.

Off-cycle Internship

LegalSan Francisco, Sacramento


  • The ACLU of Northern California’s Legal-Policy Department invites law and graduate students to apply for its Gender, Sexuality & Reproductive Justice Internship. Students willing to work with intensity and focus will find an internship at ACLU NorCal to be a rewarding learning experience. Qualified applicants are enthusiastic, creative, and detail-oriented; have strong research, writing, and oral communication skills; and, can articulate a commitment to work for social justice and the ideals of the ACLU. 

About the Legal-Policy Department:

  • The Legal-Policy Department promotes policy change and pursues cutting edge impact litigation to defend and expand the civil liberties and civil rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights. The Department’s work focuses on six broad program areas: Criminal Justice; Democracy & Civic Engagement; Gender, Sexuality & Reproductive Justice; Immigrants’ Rights; Racial & Economic Justice; and Technology & Civil Liberties. The Department’s staff is based in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Fresno. Department staff work closely with other departments within ACLU NorCal, including Organizing, Communications, Development, Finance & Administration, as well as with ACLU California Action


  • Applicants must currently be enrolled in law school or a graduate program in public health, social work, public policy, or a related field, and applicants must demonstrate a passion for reproductive justice and a commitment to work for social justice and the ideals of the ACLU. The Legal-Policy Department accepts one to two Gender, Sexuality & Reproductive Justice Interns per term.

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • The Gender, Sexuality & Reproductive Justice Intern will assist with projects to ensure that Californians have access to the services, information, and other supports they need to make decisions about intimate relationships and reproduction free from discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct research, draft materials, and otherwise work on various issues encompassed by our Gender, Sexuality, and Reproductive Justice Program.
  • Interns will participate in staff meetings and strategy meetings with coalition partners as well as conduct legal and factual research and analysis, help author reports, draft advocacy materials, and assist with legislative or other local campaigns. Interns are encouraged to participate in monthly program meetings, where prospective litigation and policies strategy are discussed. At times, work may arise that gives interns the opportunity to work across the Department’s six broad program areas, including in the areas of Racial and Economic Justice, Criminal Justice, and Democracy & Civic Engagement.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Francisco, Sacramento