The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that seeks to improve the systems of democracy and justice in the United States. We work to hold our political institutions and laws accountable to the twin American ideals of democracy and equal justice for all. The Brennan Center’s work ranges from voting rights to campaign finance reform, from ending mass incarceration to preserving Constitutional protections in the fight against terrorism. Part think tank, part advocacy group, part cutting edge communications hub, we start with rigorous research. We craft innovative policies. And we fight for them – in Congress and the states, in the courts, and in the court of public opinion.
We are seeking one undergraduate intern to provide administrative and accounting support to staff in our New York office in our Finance and Operations department.
Note: This internship will take place in person at our NY office.
• Help with monthly financial reports
• Assist with general accounting month-end close procedures
• Assist in performing account reconciliations and expense analysis
• Filing of paid invoices and other administrative work
• Assist with gathering back-up support and preparing of Journal Entries
• Help with bank statements reconciliation, as well as accounts payable and receivable
• Other duties as assigned
• Be a student majoring in accounting
• Proficient in MS Excel and Word
• Good communication skills
• A self-starter with a strong desire to learn
• Willingness to work effectively both independently and on a team
The Brennan Center is committed to advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the workplace. We continuously work with our staff to find new ways to increase diversity and to build and cultivate an inclusive and equitable work environment, where everyone can be their true self and feel a strong sense of belonging. As such, we seek to hire employees who have a commitment to and/or experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, we expect employees to participate/contribute with DEI initiatives or activities with recruitment, retention, and workplace culture.
The following material is required to apply for our internship:
- a cover letter
- a current resume
This position is only open to current undergraduate students
Hours: Approximately 15-25 hours per week.
Hours: Approximately 40 hours per week.
Pay: $15.00 per hour.
Duration: Spring Semester to end of Summer 2023
Application Deadline: January 15th, 2023
To Apply: Please visit https://brennancenter.applytojob.com/apply/PUXVMAgG2v/Spring-And-Summer-2023-Finance-Internship?_gl=1*h1egkz*_ga*MjE0MjAyOTY0NC4xNjcwMjQ5NDY4*_ga_169TH6V1JR*MTY3MDM1NjcwOS43LjEuMTY3MDM1ODU4OC41MS4wLjA. and upload (preferably in pdf) your resume, cover letter and a list of contact details for three references. No phone calls, please.
If you have difficulty with the online system, you may send your application by e-mail to: email@example.com with "Finance Spring / Summer Internship" in the subject line, after registering in the online system. Applying through our website is strongly preferred.
Note: The Brennan Center is committed to public health and to the safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and visitors. As such, we have adopted a policy requiring all employees working in the New York and Washington, DC offices to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or to meet the legal guidelines for an exemption.
The Brennan Center for Justice is committed to a workplace based on equal opportunity and a strong belief in the increased effectiveness that comes from a diverse workforce. To this end, Brennan Center
- Welcomes and hires applicants of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, socioeconomic identities and sexual orientations, including people who have been previously incarcerated;
- Creates a workplace where true diversity is fostered and different perspectives are valued and freely exchanged;
- Ensures that all members of the Brennan Center community feel welcome and respected, and have equal opportunities to thrive and advance within the institution; and
- Is committed to supporting low-income communities and communities of color particularly affected by social inequities.