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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  • Bilingual Legal Advocate / Intake Coordinator: Seattle, WA

    The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a full-time bilingual legal advocate/intake coordinator to work in our Citizenship unit and to participate in NWIRP’s outreach efforts.

    The Citizenship unit provides direct representation, legal advice, and pro se assistance for individuals applying for naturalization and proof of derivative or acquired citizenship. The Citizenship unit also coordinates and participates in outreach and community education efforts. Additionally, the unit partners with the Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (OIRA) and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) to provide services and technical assistance to other service providers throughout the state.

    For more information, please click here.

  • Litigation Attorney Position: Seattle, WA

    The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a bilingual attorney for a staff attorney position focusing on impact litigation in federal court and direct representation on individual cases before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). It is anticipated that the attorney’s time will be split evenly between federal litigation and direct representation on cases before the agencies.

    For more information, please click here.

  • Grants and Contracts Coordinator: Seattle, WA

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project seeks a mission-driven, detail-focused individual with exceptional communication and project management skills to join the organization as a full time Grants and Contracts Coordinator. This position will be part of the organization's Development Unit and will grow the organization's fundraising efforts through the management and pursuit of private foundation grants, as well as local, state, and federal government grants and contracts.

    For more information, please click here.

  • Bilingual Staff Attorney: Seattle, WA

    The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a bilingual attorney (with a preference for a Spanish-speaking attorney) to provide direct representation and other forms of legal assistance in immigration matters. The attorney will provide legal assistance to community members through: (1) direct representation; (2) individual consultations; (3) self-help assistance in the form of community workshops and legal clinics; and (4) community education. The attorney will provide legal representation in various immigration matters, but will focus on assisting individuals facing removal proceedings.

    This position will be based at NWIRP’s Seattle office.

    For more information, please click here.

  • Development Associate (Temporary, through June 2017): Seattle, WA

    NWIRP is seeking a mission-driven, detail-oriented development professional to join our Development Unit as a temporary Development Associate through June 2017.

    We are looking for a team player to grow the organization’s fundraising success by entering and tracking donations in our donor database, providing timely gift acknowledgment, executing donation reconciliation with the Finance Department, developing fundraising reports, assisting with fundraising events and activities, overseeing donor research, and providing administrative support for the executive director and development and communications director.

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  • 2017 QLaw Summer Intern Fellowship: Wenatchee, WA

    The fellowship is open to all law students able to commit to at least 10 weeks, full time during the summer of 2017. Applicants must have a commitment to advancing and defending the rights of low-income immigrants, excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment. Fluency in Spanish is required.

    Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Vanessa Gutierrez via email – vanessag@nwirp.org with “QLAW Summer Fellowship” in the subject line. Applications must be received by February 15, 2017 for full consideration.

    For more information, please click here.

  • Summer Legal Internship: Wenatchee, WA

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project is seeking law student applications for a summer internship position in its Wenatchee office. This internship is unpaid, but NWIRP will work with applicants to secure outside funding or academic credit.

    For more information, please click here.

  • Legal Internship: Granger, WA

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project is seeking law student applications for an internship positions in its Granger office. This internship is unpaid, but 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.

  • Spring and Summer Internships: Seattle, WA

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

    Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 7, 2016. No applications will be accepted after March 1, 2017

    For more information, please click here.