Interested in working with attorneys at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), connecting with the greater legal community, and gaining some valuable project management experience? If you’re Apply for the Garrison Summer paid fellowship for Summer/Fall 2012. See the full job description below. Application deadline is April 26, 2012 at 7pm.

2012 Bruce & Aphrodite Garrison Summer/Fall Fellow

Job Description

Student will work with the IFAP Steering Committee, the Faculty Supervisor, and staff at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) to coordinate IFAP activities and provide general administrative support to the organization.  The position will correspond to Summer and Autumn Quarters 2012.

Duties

  • Plans and facilitates the annual IFAP Fall CLE for pro bono attorneys
  • Recruits pro bono attorneys
  • Performs legal research and works with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project staff attorneys in order to make necessary substantive updates and recommended additions to the IFAP Training Manual
  • Creates and completes independent projects in communication with the Steering Committee and the Faculty Advisor
  • Works with the Database Manager to make a plan for comprehensive transfer of data to IFAP’s new database

Schedule

Works part-time or full-time, to be determined based on circumstances of student awarded the position

  • If enrolled as a student during summer quarter (externship credits or courses), can work no more than 19 hours per week, beginning July 1st

(See http://www.washington.edu/students/osfa/gradaid/ws.paperwork.html for the general work study information)

  • However, if not enrolled as a student during summer, work full-time hours beginning July 1st

(See http://www.washington.edu/students/osfa/gradaid/ws.summer.html for the full-time summer work study information)

Compensation

Must be Work Study eligible – $15/hour

Deadline for application submissions: Thursday, April 26, 2012 @ 7pm. Download the application.

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