Career Opportunities

MALDEF offers challenging and rewarding employment opportunities for qualified individuals who are ready and willing to work hard for justice.

New MALDEF Office

Regional Counsel – Seattle, WA

Current as of 5/30/24


Grant Writer – Los Angeles, CA 

Current as of 5/30/24


Staff Attorney – Washington, DC

Current as of 5/30/24

2024 Fall & Winter Internships

MALDEF offers valuable internship opportunities for dedicated individuals who want to get involved in MALDEF's litigation, public policy, and community advocacy work. Law students are encouraged to apply for the competitive Law Clerk Summer Internship program. There are also internship opportunities available with the Parent School Partnership (PSP) program


Development Internship – Los Angeles, CA

Parent School Partnership Internship – Los Angeles, CA

Communications Internship – Los Angeles, CA

Law Clerk Internships –  Sacramento, CA; San Antonio, TX; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC

Policy Internships – Sacramento, CA; San Antonio, TX; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC

Application Materials & Procedures

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and  3- to 5-page writing sample by email to Electronic documents should be in .doc, .rtf, .txt, or .pdf format. Emails should include Your Full Name – Job Location and Job Title in the subject line. A separate application package is required for each position for which you wish to be considered. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by telephone. Incomplete applications will not be processed.