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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  • 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.

  • Litigation Staff Attorney: Seattle

    NWIRP seeks a staff attorney who will work closely with the Legal Director managing NWIRP’s federal litigation caseload. The caseload focuses primarily on affirmative litigation in federal district court and work before the Court of Appeals. In addition, the staff attorney will be required to provide direct representation to individuals in removal proceedings and in other focus areas as needed. NWIRP’s federal litigation targets systemic change in priority areas. The attorney will work on tasks as assigned by the legal director in managing the casework, primarily in federal district court and the Court of Appeals. The attorney will be responsible for collaborating on a high-volume of work on several cases in federal court while maintaining an individual caseload before USCIS and EOIR. The attorney must be flexible in juggling litigation responsibilities with their direct representation caseload. Attorneys with prior relevant legal experience, specifically with regard to complex federal litigation and removal defense are strongly preferred, but all applicants with the qualifications listed below are welcome to apply.

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  • Legal Internship: Granger & Wenatchee

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project is seeking law student applications for summer internship positions in our Granger and Wenatchee offices. One internship in each of the Granger and Wenatchee offices are eligible for a $6,000 stipend (before tax). Wenatchee’s stipend is funded by NWIRP and Granger’s stipend is funded by the Laurel Rubin Farmworker Justice Fellowship. NWIRP will work with all summer interns to secure outside funding or academic credit if needed. For more information, click here. To apply, click here.