Jobs + Internship Opportunities

(32 hours a week, approximately 10-12 weeks during the summer)

Legal interns work on a variety of legal issues including family law, criminal law, and torts. Interns will gain practical experience with the legal system and assist clients directly, in addition to turning in one legal writing project. Responsibilities will include conducting comprehensive legal research, composing research summaries and legal memoranda while analyzing the findings, assisting clients in filing 50(c) protection orders, and advocating on behalf of clients within the legal system. View the full Legal Intern Position description here.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, 2 professional references, writing sample and transcript (unofficial is ok) to Gheisha-Ly Rosario Diaz at gheisha@ocrcc.org with the subject line Legal Intern Position. Please indicate which term (fall, spring, or summer) you are applying for. Please consolidate application materials into one pdf, if possible.

Application Deadlines:

Fall Internship: September 2, 2019
Spring Internship: December 2, 2019
Summer Internship: February 2, 2020

Flexible starting date, dependent upon the student’s schedule
Incomplete applications will not be considered
No phone calls, please

(12-16 hours a week, per semester or 12-month internships available)

The Advocacy intern will be responsible for direct client services including crisis intervention, active listening, and emotional support for clients, maintaining accurate and appropriate documentation on client interactions, assisting clients in navigating civil and criminal legal systems, staffing the crisis line and online helpline as scheduled, and other advocacy specific tasks. View the full Advocacy Intern Position Description here.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, 2 professional references to Gheisha-Ly Rosario Diaz at gheisha@ocrcc.org with the subject line Advocacy Intern Position. Please indicate which term (fall, spring, summer, or yearlong) you are applying for. Please consolidate application materials into one pdf, if possible.\

Application Deadlines
Fall Internship: September 2, 2019
Spring Internship: December 2, 2019
Summer Internship: February 2, 2020
Yearlong Internship: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis

Flexible starting date, dependent upon the student’s schedule
Incomplete applications will not be considered
No phone calls, please

The Orange County Rape Crisis Center is committed to fostering the leadership of people of color, Native people, immigrants and refugees, low-income people, LGBTQ+ and trans* people, people with disabilities, survivors of sexual and/or domestic violence, and people living in the many intersections of these experiences. We strongly encourage people from these communities to apply and will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, socioeconomic class, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sex, religion, disability status, citizenship status, age, veteran status, or national origin.

For Additional Information

Please contact us at info@ocrcc.org for more information.