The Solomon & Seymour Fisher Civil Liberties Fellowship

Term: Summer

Provides funding for a summer internship at the New York Civil Liberties Union in NYC in a variety of areas such as communications, advocacy, policy analysis, archives and development.

The Solomon & Seymour Fisher Civil Liberties Fellowship provides funding for an intern position at the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU).

The NYCLU, the New York affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, seeks a thoughtful and detail-oriented development and events intern with strong writing, research, planning and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will be motivated, deadline-driven and adept at balancing and prioritizing a variety of tasks, and interested in a career in development and/or non-profits. The internship will provide experience and skill-development in project management and fundraising, especially related to events, and will include opportunities to interact with and learn from other departments and staff in the organization, including participation in the Legal Intern summer program.

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is one of the nation's foremost defenders of civil liberties and civil rights. Founded in 1951 as the New York affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, the NYCLU is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization with six chapters and over 50,000 members statewide.


Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in fundraising and event planning. Submit your resume, cover letter, transcript and 1-2 references to the posting in LionShare. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

Fact Sheet

Arts and Architecture, Humanities, Social Sciences
CC students only, First Year, Junior, Not U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, Sophomore, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Experiential, Public Service, Summer Opportunity

Dates & Deadlines

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, March 30, 2021