Public Advocacy
Do you care about racial justice and civil liberties? Do you love to research and write? Do you want to work for civil rights in a friendly and exciting environment?
The ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts, a public interest organization that defends civil rights and civil liberties, is seeking an undergraduate intern to work with our Racial Justice Program. The person will support the development and implementation of the ACLU of Massachusetts’ public policy/advocacy campaigns. They may also represent on our issues, communicate with advocates and community members, and attend community meetings and events on a variety of issues.
The intern/volunteer will address a variety of the issues the Racial Justice Program covers, from criminal justice reform, to police accountability, to immigration, and other issues.
The intern/volunteer will report to the Racial Justice Director, but they will work with various staff members.
This is a paid position.


The applicant should be an undergraduate student with an interest in racial justice and public policy/advocacy. There are only two positions available for each semester so please be sure to send all application requirements before the deadline.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, a résumé or CV, and a writing sample to Chardae Golding at

Application deadline for Summer 2020 semester is March 13, 2020.


The ACLU of Massachusetts is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages women, people of color, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, and formerly incarcerated people to apply.