Employment Opportunities


The ACLU Foundation of Southern California seeks applicants for the Director of Education Advocacy / Legal Counsel to lead the Education Team for the ACLU of California, a collaboration of the three California-based ACLU affiliates: ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Southern California, and ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. This position could be based in Los Angeles, Sacramento, or San Francisco, and will require regular travel among those locations.

Community Engagement and Policy Advocate (Los Angeles)

ACLU SoCal seeks a community engagement and policy advocate to join its LGBTQ, Gender & Reproductive Justice Project in Los Angeles.

Legal Fellowships

Los Angeles

ACLU SoCal seeks a third-year law student or recent law school graduate to sponsor for fellowship applications with Equal Justice Works, the Soros Foundation and/or school-funded fellowships to work on immigration and criminal justice reform issues in the Los Angeles County jails. Though not required, the ideal applicant will have a background and demonstrated interest in criminal justice and/or immigration issues. Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred.

Application Procedure:
Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample and list of references, and should state in the subject line “Fellowship Candidate Application.” All applications must be received by July 31. Items may also be mailed to the address listed below, but e-mail applications are preferred (no phone calls, please):

Jennie Pasquarella
Fellowship Application
ACLU Foundation of Southern California
1313 West Eighth St., Suite 200
Los Angeles, California 90017
[email protected]


Video Production Internship

ACLU SoCal seeks competent, motivated interns on a rolling basis to work closely with its Strategic Partnerships & Marketing Department to produce advocacy videos. This internship offers a flexible schedule ranging from 10 to 20 hours per week. Interns will work from our Los Angeles office.

Media Relations Internship

ACLU SoCal seeks competent, motivated undergraduate interns on a rolling basis to work closely with its Communications Department to bolster press coverage. Interns will work from our Los Angeles office.

Legal Internships, Externships & Volunteer Opportunities

ACLU SoCal accepts applications for interns and volunteers throughout the year in the Legal Department at both our Los Angeles and Orange County offices.

Advocacy & Policy Internships (Sacramento)

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