Summer Internships / Hiring

Staff Positions

Staff Attorney posting - Updated June 4, 2015.  We are seeking candidates for a Staff Attorney position with our office.  Click here for the posting.

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Intern and Temporary Positions

Job Posting: 2015 Summer Legal Interns (updated 2/13/2015)

Description of the FLS Summer Internship 

Volunteer Opportunities

Online Recruiting Packet: Background Material About FLS and Reflections from Former Interns

 
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FLS is a non-profit legal aid office, and every summer we hire law students as interns.  Please click on the above links to see more information about our internships.

Over the past four summers (2011-2014), FLS has employed law student interns from the following law schools: University of Cincinnati, Cleveland State University, Depaul University, Fordham University, Michigan State University, Northern Kentucky University,  Penn State University, University of Toledo, Tulane University, Valparaiso University, Vermont Law School, Wayne State University, and William & Mary.  Click on the links above for more information about our internship.

Since most of our law students come from out of state, we interview applicants via video conference through Skype or Google Hangouts.  The interviews will always consist of a few questions in Spanish.

We occasionally hire exceptionally-qualified undergraduates as summer interns.  Recently we have had interns from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College, the University of Michigan, and Spring Arbor University.  

We have compiled an online hiring packet for interested students.  The packet contains more information about a summer internship with FLS, including student testimonials, our FLS Calendar, and more news about FLS.  You can view the packet using the link above.

Law student interns have often been able to find outside funding sources for the summer.  Examples are:

-- Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD (formerly Summer Corps).  Availability of funding depends on EJW's current priority areas.  

-- Equal Justice America Legal Services Fellowships

-- PSJD compiles a list of many summer funding resources.

-- Many law schools have their own summer public interest fellowships.

 

 

2014 Interns

2014 interns and outreach staff

 

2013 Interns

Some of our 2013 interns

 

FLS 2012 Interns

FLS' 2012 Summer Interns

 

Summer 2011 Interns

FLS and MIRC Interns in Kalamazoo - Summer 2011

 

 2010 Summer Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 FLS' 2010 summer staff, including four legal interns

 

 

Greg, 2009 FLS intern, on a migrant camp visit

 

Elly, 2009 FLS intern, leading a migrant camp visit with staff from the Michigan Department of Civil Rights.

 

 

Some of FLS' 2008 Summer Interns, FLS attorney Megan, and future farmworker advocate Rosalie


FLS Summer Interns 2007



 


 

 





 

 

 

 

     FLS' 2007 Summer Interns

 


FLS Interns 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     Some of FLS' summer 2006 interns

 

 

     FLS' 2005 summer legal interns

 

Interns at South Haven, Michigan

    Four of FLS' 2004 summer interns

 


FLS Interns 2003

 


 













 FLS' summer 2003 interns


 

FLS Interns 2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Some of FLS' summer 2002 interns

 

 

 

 

 

 

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