Summer Law and Policy Internship: Progressive Policy

NextGen America

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NextGen Policy Center is seeking Law and Policy Interns for Summer 2018. These are paid positions requiring a 10-12 week full-time commitment. Interns may be based primarily either in Sacramento or San Francisco, and there will be opportunity to travel between both locations.


Applicants should be enrolled at an accredited Law School in the United States or be enrolled in a relevant graduate degree program. Applicants should provide strong evidence of a commitment to work professionally to advance voting rights, economic justice, criminal justice reform, or another area of progressive policy.

Applicants pursuing joint degrees, pro bono, clinical work, and other interdisciplinary or non-traditional education in a related subject area are particularly encouraged to apply.


Please submit the following materials no later than midnight December 4, 2017:

  • Resume
  • A cover letter describing your particular area(s) of interest in advancing progressive policy
  • Recent Writing or other Work Product Sample (no more than 5 pages; excerpts from longer projects are welcome)
  • Two references
  • Current Transcript/Course List


NextGen Policy Center is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing policies to prevent climate disaster, promote prosperity, and protect the fundamental rights of every American. Since our founding as NextGen Climate America in 2014, we’ve worked to fight climate change by advancing the transition to a clean energy economy through smart state and federal policies. Now, the same values that drive our work on climate are under unprecedented attack from all directions. We’re proud to step up the fight for immigrant rights, affordable health care, prosperity, and equality.


Tom Steyer is a business leader and philanthropist who believes we have a moral responsibility to give back and help ensure that every family shares the benefits of economic opportunity, education, and a healthy climate.


NextGen America is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

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