The ACLU of New Jersey’s talented, committed staff is central to carrying out our organization’s vision of building a just and fair New Jersey. We take pride in our ability as a diverse workplace to attract and retain employees with a wide array of backgrounds and experiences. We work hard to make an impact, and we take the time to celebrate our successes.

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Current employment and internship opportunites at the ACLU-NJ are listed below.

Director of Appellate Advocacy

The ACLU of New Jersey has an exciting opportunity for an experienced appellate attorney and oral advocate to lead and advance the legal department’s robust practice before the New Jersey Supreme Court and state and federal intermediate appellate courts.


Policy Intern (Summer 2024)

The ACLU-NJ seeks a highly motivated undergraduate or graduate student for our inaugural Policy Internship. The internship is a temporary full-time role, and requires a 10-week commitment from June through August 2024.

Newark, NJ (Hybrid)