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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  • Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellowship: Tacoma

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) will host a fellow (licensed attorney) over 8 months as part of the Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps. The fellowship will begin on or about November 15, 2019 and end on July 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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  • Staff Attorney: Granger

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a Spanish-speaking attorney, or law graduate who took the July 2019—or will take the Winter 2020—bar examination, to provide direct representation, community outreach and education to individuals seeking legal assistance in a variety of immigration matters.

    For more information, click here

  • Legal Advocate: Wenatchee

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a Spanish-speaking legal advocate to work in our Wenatchee office, which provides direct representation and community outreach and education to individuals seeking legal assistance in a variety of affirmative and defensive immigration matters.

    For more information, click here

  • Human Resources Director: Seattle

    We seek a Human Resources Director who is eager to administer and lead the varied aspects of NWIRP's human resources needs across all employee classifications at all four of our Washington State offices in Granger, Seattle, Tacoma, and Wenatchee. In this role, you will work closely with the unionized staff and management team to support NWIRP’s culture of justice, equity, diversity, and representation during one of the most dynamic times in our history.

    You will thrive in this position if you are deeply committed to justice, equity—especially racial equity—diversity, inclusion, representation, and staff wellness when fulfilling the job's responsibilities. Above all, you must have significant and deep experience with the communities NWIRP serves and be committed to immigrant rights and our social justice mission, vision and values. You demonstrate cultural competence and cultural humility when working with underrepresented and historically marginalized groups. We anticipate you will work from our Seattle office, but we welcome candidates with an interest in working from any of our offices. Regardless of the position’s location, you will occasionally travel within the state to each office.

    For more information, please click here.

  • Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 Legal Internship: Tacoma

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

  • Spring 2020 Undergraduate Internship: Tacoma

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project is seeking student applications for spring undergraduate internship positions in its Tacoma office. These internships are unpaid, but NWIRP will work with applicants to secure academic credit where available. For more information, click here.