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STAR is hiring a full-time Staff Attorney to provide legal services to sexual assault survivors. The Staff Attorney performs a variety of duties involved in providing support for the rights and protection of survivors of sexual trauma. This position works out of STAR’s Office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Click here to review the complete job description. Interested candidates can apply online here. Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter, and although writing samples are not required when submitting the application, one will need to be submitted before any offer of employment is extended. This position will be open until filled.
STAR’s internship program supports the agency mission through graduate and undergraduate internships and offers a collaborative, supportive and creative learning environment with many opportunities for students to work autonomously with the guidance of a supervisor, integrate theory and practice, and develop new projects and initiatives within a non-profit, social service organization. Individuals interested in interning at STAR can click here to apply.
What You Should Know About Our Internships
- Internship hours can be part-time and schedules are flexible. The minimum number of hours may be established by individual school requirements.
- Each student intern will have administrative supervision from a staff person in their field of study. For graduate internships, clinical supervision is available for those requiring LCSW supervision in social work.
- Undergraduate internships must be at least 1 semester in length. Some positions may require longer commitments.
- Graduate internships must be at least 2 semesters in length.
- For internships involving direct services, STAR’s 40-hour CORE Advocacy Training is required. It is expected that interns complete this training prior to beginning their internship.
- Most internships are available year-round.
- Applicants must consent to and successfully complete a full background investigation, which includes a criminal history check and finger printing.
- There may be more than one student in each internship position at any given time as the number of internships available varies depending on the program and position.
- Students are required to submit a professional cover letter and resume and attend an interview to be considered for an internship position.
- Internships are in high demand and the number of internships available may be limited. Because of this, it is strongly recommended that students begin the application process as early as possible.
- Internships are unpaid.