Atlanta, GA

The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality. Students work both on individual cases and on policy issues relevant to the mission of the SPLC.

SPLC’s focus issues include hate and extremism, children’s rights, immigrant justice, LGBTQ rights, economic justice, and criminal justice reform. Students interested in voting rights should select the SPLC Voting Rights Division in the externship application.

Accepts Full Time Applications
Accepts Part Time Applications
Other Criteria

Site supervisor interviews and selects.

Placement Type
Private Non-profit