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Volunteers are at the Heart and Soul of the

Gender Equality Law Center


We welcome law graduates, lawyers between jobs or currently practicing lawyers to join our efforts in advancing laws and policies to create gender equality in all areas of private and public life. We can utilize interested lawyers in many areas of our work: litigation, public policy projects, legislative innitatives, outreach and public educaion.  If interested in working with us please e-mail


Sponsored Legal Fellowships


GELC welcomes the opportunity to host fellows who are funded through sponsors, school fellowship programs and public interest programs. We invite potential applicants to reach out to us with ideas for a project proposal.

Legal Interns and Externs  


We accept full and part-time interns and externs, on a rolling basis throughout the year. These positions can be filled by law students, recent law school graduates or admitted attorneys. These positions are unpaid, but law students are often able to obtain academic credit for the work. We encourage applicants to look for funding through their law schools or other funding sources.   


Please submit a cover letter stating your interest in a position at GELC and your availability (days/hours per week), resume, and a brief writing sample to In the subject line, write "Law School Intern", "Law Graduate" or "Volunteer Lawyer," as well as the part of the calendar year in which you are interested in working at GELC, e.g. Spring, Summer or Fall and the year. 

Pro Bono Scholars Program


GELC is also a potential host for law students who qualify for the Pro Bono Scholars Program, administered through the New York State Unified Court System. Information on this program can be found here.

College Graduates


On occassion we bring on college graduates for select projects.  These positions are unpaid but are designed to give a college graudate a meaningful work experience.  

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