Thank you for your interest in helping Ascend Justice transform lives through holistic legal advocacy. To become a volunteer or intern, please fill out the form below. For a detailed list of our pro bono, volunteer and internship opportunities, please click here.

Now accepting internship applications for Fall 2024. 

Interns must be a student in at least their third or fourth year of undergraduate studies, graduate students, law students, or recent graduates. Interns must also work a minimum of 12 hours per week during the school year. Interns are full-time during the summer.

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