Digital Marketing and Communications Internship

by elizabeth — Posted in jobs on April 23, 2020

Digital Marketing and Communications Internship                   

Date Posted: 4/15/2020; open until filled                              

Category: Internship, remote                    



Innovation Law Lab (Law Lab) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to elevating humanity over fear. Equal parts lawyers, engineers, and organizers, Innovation Law Lab leverages advocacy, technology and law to fight for immigrant and refugee justice. By bringing technology to the fight for justice, Innovation Law Lab empowers advocates to scale their impact and provide effective representation to immigrants in detention and in hostile judicial jurisdictions across the country so that every claim that should win, does win, everywhere, every time.



Innovation Law Lab’s internship program is designed for individuals with the goal of becoming leaders in the non-profit or communications sectors. Interns work closely with staff members, community partners, and stakeholders in a collaborative environment and are expected to collaborate with projects that contribute to the execution of the organization’s mission and innovative systems change approach. Ideal candidates will possess a desire to contribute with meaningful social change within the community and care deeply about the rights of immigrants and refugees.

The Digital Marketing and Communications Internship is a temporary position lasting at least 10 weeks.   The length and hours of the position and start dates are flexible.  A stipend may be available upon request from the applicant; Innovation Law Lab is also willing to work with the intern to seek funding from other sources as necessary, if applicable.

The deadline to submit your application for summer internship positions will be May 15, 2020 at midnight, Pacific.  All internship details are available below.



  • Coordinate content with internal stakeholders for social media properties on a day-to-day basis.
  • Assist with the preparation of press releases, media materials for distribution to media outlets, and coordination of staff interviews with the press.
  • Assist with one to three supervisor-approved summer projects that relate to Innovation Law Lab’s mission and theory of change. This can include blog posts, videos for distribution on social media, data visualizations, etc.
  • Assist in developing and implementing a social media strategy to awareness and engagement of immigrant and refugee rights issues and Innovation Law Lab’s advocacy work, impact litigation, and legal service provision.




The following are the minimum levels required to successfully perform the essential internship duties and responsibilities.

  • You are passionate about making a difference in your community and have a deep commitment to the advancement of the rights of immigrants, refugees, and rule of law principles.
  • Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds is highly preferred.
  • Excellent written, analytical, verbal, and organizational skills are required.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with information related to impact litigation, policy, and identifying client information is required.
  • Knowledge, skills and abilities to contribute to social media planning and execution is highly prefered.
  • Experience and interest in graphic design, video editing, and production is preferred, but not required.



Environment and Physical Requirements:

The Digital Marketing and Communications Intern works primarily in an office environment with the option to work on projects remotely with supervisor approval. However, in compliance with Gov. Kate Brown’s Executive Order 20-12, this will be an entirely remote position until further notice. This internship will report to Innovation Law Lab’s Director of Strategic Initiatives and will interact with Law Lab design, engineering, and legal staff, national civil rights and advocacy groups, and others.



Hour requirements for this internship will be decided as past of the interview process. Hours required typically range between 15-30 hours a week. This position may be required to work extended hours based on fluctuating workloads. This may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. The position is classified as exempt and is not eligible for overtime pay.



To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, we anticipate we will begin conducting interviews in mid/late May 2020. We aim to make this process simple but rigorous enough to gather critical information needed from each applicant. If you have questions about the submission process, email them to

Summer interns are expected to start on June 1 or June 22.


Innovation Law Lab is an Equal Opportunity Employer.