Center for Human Rights
The ABA’s Center for Human Rights works to develop educational programs in the field of human rights; promotes a greater understanding and belief in the importance of human rights; collaborates with other ABA entities in the development and encouragement of human rights efforts, activities and programs; and assists in the development of appropriate ABA policies on human rights issues. Temporary placement of an ABA Fellow at ICE can foster collaboration between the ABA and ICE on these issues and allows the ABA Fellow to learn of ICE’s efforts to address human rights violations and expand the ABA Fellow’s own professional development
This ABA Fellow will serve as a legal research fellow within OPLA. The ABA Fellow may assist with legal research and writing, litigation support, and liaising with other federal agencies and non-governmental organizations. The ABA Fellow will not independently act on behalf of the United States Government nor perform any inherently governmental functions. The ABA Fellow will not have access to classified information or information systems containing sensitive personally identifiable information.
The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the American Bar Association please call 312-988-5188.