Career Opportunities

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

Parent School Partnership Program Associate – Los Angeles, CA

Current as of March 20, 2020

Posted March 11, 2020

Regional Counsel – San Antonio, TX

Current as of March 20, 2020

Staff Attorney – Chicago, IL

Current as of March 20, 2020

Staff Attorney – Washington, DC

Current as of March 20, 2020

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 – Various Locations

 

Communications Internship – Los Angeles, CA

 

Legal Internship

Chicago Office has filled all positions for Spring and Summer 2020.  All other legal internship opportunities are open and competitive as of January 31, 2020.

 

Policy Internship

Chicago Office has filled all positions for Spring and Summer 2020. Los Angeles Office not accepting policy applications until further notice. All other policy internship opportunities are open and competitive as of January 31, 2020.

Application Materials & Procedures

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and  3- to 5-page writing sample by email to jobs@maldef.org. 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.

Incomplete applications will not be processed. 

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