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: Wenatchee, WA

    Under the supervision of an attorney, the legal advocate 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 legal advocate will work under the supervision of an attorney in providing legal assistance in various matters, but focusing on representing victims of domestic violence and other serious crimes in applying for immigration benefits (including self-petitions, U visas, T visas, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and other forms of relief). The legal advocate may also be assigned work relating to other immigration matters as needed. Candidates must be bilingual (Spanish/English).

    For more information, please click here.

  • Bilingual Administrative Associate: Seattle, WA

    NWIRP seeks a mission-driven, detail-focused and tech-savvy individual to join the organization as a full time Bilingual (English/Spanish) Administrative Associate. This person provides support to NWIRP’s operations team and legal staff in Granger, Seattle, Tacoma and Wenatchee, ensuring all office systems function effectively and efficiently. In addition, the Bilingual Administrative Associate provides backup coverage of the Seattle office’s front desk, monitors/orders office supplies and coordinates the scheduling/logistics for meetings and periodic events. Candidates must be bilingual (Spanish/English).

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  • Law Student Internships:Tacoma

    The 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 summer, full consideration will be given to applications received by December 11, 2017. No applications will be accepted after March 1, 2018.

    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.