Full-Time Summer Law Clerk

The Youth Law Center seeks law students to work full-time for ten weeks in San Francisco.  Summer interns work closely with attorneys on pending federal and state civil rights litigation and YLC projects.  Activities may include:

  • Legal research and writing
  • Attending litigation strategy meetings
  • Observing court proceedings and visiting juvenile institutions
  • Research and writing on public policy aspects of child welfare and juvenile justice
  • Working on YLC publications and projects

Applicants must have completed the first year of law school and should have excellent research and writing skills. Experience in child advocacy work may be helpful.  YLC hires volunteers and students who are recipients of public interest grants. Many YLC summer interns receive grants from a school or law firm to support their work here.

If you are interested , pleae submit a cover letter, resume, list of three personal references and a writing sample.  The Youth Law Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline:  March 15th.

If you are interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, list of three personal references and a writing sample. Youth Law Center is an equal opportunity employer. Your application package may be submitted via the following link:

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Or, you may send it via postal mail to:

Youth Legal Center
attn: Selina Weiss
832 Folsom Street, #700
San Francisco, CA 94107

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