Jobs & Internships

NWIRP is the only organization in Washington State providing comprehensive immigration legal services to low-income immigrants and refugees. Our exciting and dynamic organization serves more than 10,000 individuals from more than 100 countries and 40 language groups each year.

We seek to hire individuals with a demonstrated commitment to immigrant rights and a passion for serving immigrants and refugees in need of legal services. If you feel that your qualifications fit the description for a position listed below, we invite you to send us a résumé and cover letter for review.

 

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  • Family Services Unit Staff Attorney: Seattle

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project seeks a full-time bilingual staff attorney to work in our Family Services Unit (FSU) in Seattle, Washington. The attorney will provide legal assistance to community members through: direct representation; individual consultations; self-help assistance in the form of community workshops and legal clinics; and community education. The attorney will focus on providing legal representation in various matters, but focusing on 1) defending individuals in removal proceedings, and 2) representing community members seeking immigration status through family visa petitions. The attorney may also be assigned work relating to other immigration matters.

    For more information, please click here.

  • Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellowship: Seattle

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project will host a fellow over two years as part of the Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps. The fellowship will begin on or about June 1, 2018 and end on May 31, 2020.

    The Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps is a legal fellowship program designed to increase capacity and access to civil legal help for crime survivors. A cohort of approximately sixty fellows are placed at nonprofit organizations across the country to provide direct representation to survivors of crimes, including human trafficking, fraud/identity theft, campus sexual assault, and hate crime, and immigrant survivors of crime with meritorious claims for immigration relief, and outreach and education to community partners. All fellows will incorporate crime survivors’ rights enforcement into their practice and will receive training from the National Crime Victim Law Institute and other training and technical providers.

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  • Receptionist / Front Desk Coordinator: Seattle

    NWIRP seeks a Bilingual (English/ Spanish) Receptionist / Front Desk Coordinator in its Seattle, WA office to provide reception, phone services and administrative support to staff. This person is the face and voice of NWIRP, serving thousands of callers and in-person visitors, in many languages, per year. This position coordinates all aspects of the front desk, working directly with clients as well as taking on certain administrative duties, such as incoming and outgoing mail. Applicants must be able to handle a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. A minimum two year commitment to this position is preferred.

    This position is expected to begin in late May or early June.

    For more information, please click here.

  • Law Student Internships: Tacoma

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project is seeking law student applications for spring and summer internship positions in its Tacoma office. These internships are unpaid, but NWIRP will work with applicants to secure outside funding or academic credit.

    Interested applicants should apply to each office individually by sending a cover letter and resume to the contact person listed below with “2018 Summer [or Spring] Internship - NAME” in the subject line.

    For more information, please click here.

  • Legal Internship: Granger

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project is seeking law student applications for two internship positions in its Granger office. These internships are paid (see Laurel Rubin flyer for details), and NWIRP will work with applicants to secure outside funding or academic credit.

    The internship is open to first, second, and third- year law students. Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, an interest in immigration law, an ability to work in a diverse and challenging work environment, and a commitment to advancing and defending the legal rights of low-income immigrants and refugees. Willingness to live in a rural community. Some travel is required. Applicant must be fluent in oral and written Spanish.

    For more information, please click here.