ADC Legal Internships



Civil Rights, Human Rights, Constitutional, Immigration, Employment, Legislative.


Through its Legal Department, ADC offers counseling in cases of discrimination and defamation and selected impact litigation in the areas of immigration.


Interns are responsible for their own cases under the direct supervision of the ADC
attorneys. Cases involve employment discrimination, immigration, airline
discrimination, hate crimes, educational discrimination, public accommodation, housing,
freedom of speech. Interns also represent the organization at various meetings and
conferences with civil rights, human rights, as well as federal agencies and departments.
In addition, ADC Summer Legal Associates are required to write a twenty (20) page law
review style paper related to the issues that ADC handles, and conduct a 30-minute
presentation of their paper.


1L, 2L, 3L or LLM

Preferred coursework:

Constitutional law or seminar, employment law, immigration law and clinic experience,
international law, other constitutional law seminars, legislative law, criminal law, torts.

Application materials:

Please mail or e-mail the following: resume, cover letter, two references, writing
sample, transcript.

Download application

Application deadlines:

Fall Semester – Rolling Basis
Spring Semester – Rolling Basis
Summer – March 15

Email completed applications to:

Mail competed applications to:
ADC Legal Director
1990 M Street, NW Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 244-2990