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Common App Legal Aid

Common App Legal Aid

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SLJ Internship Application:
Legal Aid Society
APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 17Internship Description:
Legal Aid Society provides
civil legal services
as well as
criminal defense
work, and
 juvenile rights
representation in Family Court. They provide
freelegal assistance
to New Yorkers who live at or below the poverty level andcannot afford to hire a lawyer when confronted with a legal problemAs an intern you will work closely with
criminal and civil attorneys.
Internswill
 
get to be involved in
internship-long projects
, visit the
courts
, assist inclerical work and get an inside perspective on being a defense lawyer.[
SECTION ONE
: Personal Information]Name:
 __________________________________ 
Grade
: _______ 
Date of Birth:
 ___/___/___ 
Advisory:
 _______________________________________________________________________ 
Address:
 __________________________________________________  __________________________________________________ 
Phone:
 _______________________________ 
Email:
 ________________________ 
@sljhs.orgGuardian Contact #1
: ___________________________________________________________ 
Phone:
 __________________________________ 
Email:
 ___________________________ 
Guardian Contact #2:
 ___________________________________________________________ 
Street Address Apt #City/Borough State ZIP Code
 
Phone:
 __________________________________ 
Email:
 ___________________________ 
Sign Here:I understand that my transcript, merit level, and discipline record will beconsidered in the review of my application.
 ________________________________________________________________________________ 
Which of the following computer programs do you know how to use well?
Microsoft Word 
 ____ 
Microsoft Excel
 ____ 
Microsoft PowerPoint 
 ____ 
In addition to the actual time spent at the internship site, SLJ interns will berequired to attend
mandatory
sessions before, during, and after theirinternship. Stipend payment will be dependant on your attendance and may bedistributed at these meeting.
Initial next to each session
in agreement thatyou will attend if placed at an SLJ internship site.
Accepted Interns Meeting
 _______________ 
Financial Responsibility Workshop
 _______ 
Mid-Summer Check-In
 ___________________ 
Follow Up and Thank You Writing
 ________ 
Student Signature Date
 
[
SECTION TWO:
Short Answer]1. What is an injustice you learned about in class or witnessed? How did itmake you feel and what would you like to do to change it?
 ____________________________________________________________________________  ____________________________________________________________________________  ____________________________________________________________________________  ____________________________________________________________________________  ____________________________________________________________________________  ____________________________________________________________________________  ____________________________________________________________________________ 
2. What are 3 qualities essential for an intern at the Legal Aid Society?Describe a time in our out of school you displayed one of these qualities.
 ______________________________________________________________________________  ______________________________________________________________________________  ______________________________________________________________________________  ______________________________________________________________________________  ______________________________________________________________________________  ______________________________________________________________________________ 

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