Firms Needed to Host Interns

Get extra help in your office while helping a disadvantaged young person gain:
• Inspiration and preparation for higher education
• Role models and mentors
• Practical employment skills
• Exposure to careers in law, social services or government
 
Participants are motivated and hard-working high school juniors and seniors with basic computer skills. Some are bilingual. The Center for Youth Development Through Law will provide them with a stipend to work in your office four full days per week (M, T, W, F) from June 30-August 15, 2014. Interns can participate in projects such as data entry, organizing library materials, internet research, reception and designing fliers. They should also have the opportunity to learn about the substantive work of the office, for example, through observing hearings, participating in meetings, and/or talking with staff about their careers.
 
Join other internship hosts, including: 
Alameda County Public Defenders
Contra Costa County District Attorney
Farella Braun & Martel 
California Attorney General
East Bay Community Law Center
Green for All
Congresswoman Barbara Lee
Family Violence Law Project
UC Office of the President
 
The Program
Since 1999, we have worked with young people from low income neighborhoods and underfunded schools, and who are in need of educational and career support and guidance. We provide them with employment and educational opportunities over the summer, in cooperation with the UC Berkeley School of Law. Our program enables them to understand our legal system, learn about higher education and careers, and develop necessary skills and confidence in
their ability to succeed. 100% of our program graduates have completed high school, 92% have gone on to higher education, several have attended law school, and four have become members of the California State Bar.
 
To find out more, contact Executive Director, Nancy Schiff, at 510-642-4520 or nschiff@youthlawworks.org
Sponsored by the Center for Youth Development through Law * www.youthlawworks.org * 510-642-4520
In cooperation with the UC Berkeley School of Law