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Division of Human Rights (ID: 109136) for Fall 2022


Division of Human Rights

163 W. 125th Street, 4th floor
New York , NY 10027
E-Mail: Barbara.klar@dhr.ny.gov
Phone: (718) 741-8400

Division/Unit: Upper Manhattan Office


Web Site: http://dhr.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


The DHR Internship will be virtual/hybrid. The Division offers interested students exciting opportunities to participate in the processing of discrimination complaints and observe first-hand how the Division investigates, prosecutes, and conducts hearings to determine if discriminatory conduct in violation of New York State law has occurred. Interns will have the added opportunity to observe conferences, communicate with respondent attorneys and interview witnesses and victims of discrimination. A redacted writing sample is available at the end of the program. Further information is available on our website www.dhr.ny.gov/internships.



Intake of cases

Document requests & reviews

Drafting investigative reports

case analysis

witness interview


Internship Areas: Criminal Justice/Corrections, Investigations, Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: New York

Number of Interns Needed: 4

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 1st Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Legal Studies, Liberal Arts