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Immigration Court Observation Project Internship

Please note that internship applications must be submitted through the form on our website

Location: Hybrid (court is in person, other responsibilities can be in office or remote)  

This internship is designed for individuals with an interest in immigration, human rights, law, and /or public policy. Interns will have the opportunity to observe immigration court proceedings, interact with other observers, and provide programmatic support. This internship is for 6-8 hours per week.

Primary duties and responsibilities: 

  • Assist with entering court observation data. 

  • Observe hearings at the Fort Snelling Immigration Court. 

  • Assist with data clean up and preliminary analysis for data reports. 

  • Attend monthly volunteer debriefs (as schedule allows) 

  • Develop content for the monthly volunteer newsletter.

  • May involve assisting with remote or in person events. 

Experience and qualifications:  

  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. 

  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently.

  • Sensitivity to diverse cultures. 

  • Strong professional boundaries and commitment to maintaining confidentiality. 

  • No prior immigration experience is needed but must be interested in learning a lot of information in a short amount of time. 

  • Must pass a background check. 


Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page. If your question is not answered in there, you can email internships@advrights.orgPlease note that internship applications must be submitted through the form on our website.