Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Trustee Social Justice Legal Advocacy Fellow: The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice seeks a Trustee Social Justice Legal Advocacy Fellow. The prestigious Trustee Social Justice Legal Advocacy Fellowship provides an early-career lawyer with the unparalleled opportunity to spend a year as a staff attorney with the Institute.

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Law and Policy Director: The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice seeks a Law & Policy Director (the Director). This is an exciting opportunity for a sophisticated, dynamic team player to direct, manage, and implement a program of strategic legal and policy advocacy to expand racial and social justice in New Jersey. This position requires a deeply committed professional with a passion for justice to perform a key role in guiding the Institute’s work to advance its three programmatic areas: (1) economic mobility; (2) criminal justice reform; and (3) civic engagement. A member of the Institute’s senior management team, the Law & Policy Director will report directly to the President & CEO.

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Development Officer: The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial Development Officer to work with the Institute’s development program to grow our revenue stream and strengthen our relationships with supporters. 

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Internship Opportunities

Legal Interns: The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice seeks dedicated, highly qualified law students for summer and term legal internships. Please submit inquiries or applications (comprised of a cover letter, resume, transcript (official or unofficial), three references, and a writing sample) to recruitment@njisj.org. For more information on the internship and how to apply, please click here

Non-legal Intern and Volunteer Opportunities

To volunteer or intern with the Institute, please email your resume and a cover letter to volunteers@njisj.org. Your cover letter should include a brief statement about why you wish to help advance social justice in New Jersey.