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Legal Advisor

Job Summary

GJC is hiring a new Legal Advisor. The successful candidate will be a strategic lawyer and advocate with deep gender equality and human rights experience. The position is based in New York City with periodic international and domestic travel.  

Reports To

Legal Director

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions

  • Legal Analysis & Drafting: 

    • Perform expert-level legal research and analysis in support of GJC projects.

    • Produce legal submissions to UN bodies, amicus briefs and observations to various courts, policy reports, background briefs, and op-eds to advance GJC’s objectives.

    • Leverage GJC’s outputs to generate domestic and international pressure to address global gender equality issues.

    • Provide technical expertise on abortion rights and international standards related to sexual and gender based violence.

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Spring 2023 Legal Intern

The Global Justice Center (GJC), an international law and gender equality-focused human rights organization, is seeking a highly motivated and energetic Legal Intern for the spring 2023 semester. We are looking for a dedicated advocate with a passion for human rights and gender equality who is interested in working with our small and dynamic team. The ideal candidate is a team player who is familiar with or interested in international human rights norms, reproductive rights, and accountability for sexual and gender-based violence. GJC values our interns, and we aim to provide plenty of opportunities for creativity in legal analysis, academic growth, exposure to current trends and issues in international human rights law, and most importantly, the ability to make a strong contribution to a pioneering international human rights legal organization.

GJC offers interns to complete their position either remotely or in-person in our New York office. As such, applicants are encouraged to apply regardless of location. Access to reliable internet is necessary. Interns must commit to a minimum of 10 hours per week.

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