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The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center is a team of attorneys, social workers, and advocates dedicated to advancing and enforcing the rights of low-income New Yorkers with mental health concerns through direct legal advocacy, legislative advocacy, community education and organizing, and impact litigation. We are seeking volunteer undergraduate student interns during the Summer 2019 semester to work between 24 – 40 hours per week. In addition to providing general administrative support to the project, students will have the opportunity to support the work of attorneys, social workers, and advocates. 

The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center is a team of attorneys, social workers, and advocates dedicated to advancing and enforcing the rights of low-income New Yorkers with mental health conditions through direct legal advocacy, legislative advocacy, community education and organizing, and impact litigation. We are seeking volunteer law student interns during the Summer 2019 semester to work 35 hours/week for a minimum of 10 weeks. Students will have the opportunity to engage in substantive legal work, including interviewing clients, representing clients in court and at administrative hearings, researching and writing briefs, and working on class action lawsuits and systemic reform.