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Employment

PJI is seeking a full-time Office Administrator/Legal Assistant to assist with office management and support attorneys on civil cases.  Responsibilities include maintaining organized case files, assisting attorneys with client communications, event coordination and management, handling expense reports, and general administrative support as supervised by the Executive Director and Director of Operations. Click here for details on the position and how to apply. 
PJI is seeking a full-time Organizer/Records Specialist to play an integral role in assisting with PJI’s new Unanimous Jury Project. This position combines community organizing with court records investigation and management, and will be at the forefront of working to advocate for people serving sentences after being convicted by non-unanimous juries. Click here for details on the position and how to apply.

Fellowships

The Promise of Justice Initiative is looking for a 2020 legal fellow. Current applications are being accepted through October 11, 2019. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to zaint@defendla.org. 

Volunteers

The Promise of Justice Initiative welcomes volunteers interested in supporting our work. For more information on volunteer opportunities, email zaint@defendla.org.

Internship Application

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, a writing sample and three references to zaint@defendla.org.  Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling basis.

Application Deadlines

Fall Internship Deadlines

  • Hours: Can be full or part-time
  • Typical dates: September through December
  • Application Deadline (preferred): July 1st

Spring Internship Deadlines

  • Hours: Can be full or part-time
  • Typical dates: January through April
  • Application Deadline (preferred): November 1st

Summer Internship Deadlines

  • Hours: Can be full or part-time
  • Typical dates: May through August (10-14 weeks)
  • Application Deadline (preferred): February 1st

International Interns

We welcome interns from abroad. For more information, please visit the following websites for your local office:

Questions?

If you have questions about interning or externing at PJI, contact us at (504) 529-5955.