Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

Pro bono legal work, volunteers, and interns are an important part of our work.

Pro Bono Assistance

Are you a lawyer interested in volunteering your time and skills to represent a low-income client? We look forward to hearing from you; reach out to us to learn about current opportunities.

Internship Opportunities

The Center for Justice welcomes internship applications from undergraduates and law students who are interested in working in a non-profit civil rights law firm and fulfilling our organizational mission. Interns at the Center for Justice work closely with staff attorneys in our focus areas of housing, utility rights of low-income consumers, wage theft, criminal justice and prisoners’ rights, education, and immigration.

Internships are unpaid. We encourage applicants to seek external funding, we actively support interns’ applications for such funding if you notify us how we can do so, and we ask that you proactively notify us of any funding-related deadlines.

Summer Internships

Our Summer 2023 program is no longer accepting applications.

Roger Williams University School of Law students who wish to apply for the Public Interest Summer Stipend Program with the Center for Justice should apply directly through the Law School. Please contact Christopher Gerlica with any questions.

Brown University students are encouraged to apply for iProv, SPRINT, LINK, and other summer funding.

To apply, please send a resume to

Fall and Spring Internships

Students interested in part-time internships during the school year should send a cover letter and resume to Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and open on July 15th for fall internships and December 15th for spring internships.


Roger Williams students are encouraged to apply for externships through the Law School. All other externship applications are accepted on a rolling basis.