Jobs & Internships

TLDEF is an equal opportunity employer. People of color; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people; women; and people with disabilities, including HIV, are all strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:
In order to apply for an open position, please fully read the opportunities by following the links included below. As a reminder, make sure to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V., and any other materials indicated in the position description. Applications lacking any of the required documents will not be considered.

We will contact you directly if we'd like to schedule an interview to learn more about you. No phone calls, please.

Development Associate
TLDEF seeks a curious, organized, and responsible Development Associate to increase financial support for our legal advocacy on behalf of transgender, gender nonconforming, and non-binary people nationwide. The Development Associate will have an opportunity to gain direct, hands on experience with all aspects of fundraising, including foundation and corporate support, government contracts, major donor giving, and special events. The successful candidate excels at maintaining development systems and processes; conducting research about potential sources of support; and interacting with donors and funders who are committed to supporting TLDEF’s mission. Read more and apply here.

Staff Attorney
TLDEF seeks an organized, adaptive, and motivated Staff Attorney to join its growing Legal Program focused on providing immediate, comprehensive, and lasting legal change for transgender people, particularly those most pushed to the margins. The successful candidate will be intellectually curious and passionate about transgender legal advocacy; deeply committed to centering the needs of TLDEF’s transgender clients and stakeholders; actively partnering with the broader movement for transgender justice and equality; and working across the organization to effectively advance TLDEF’s mission. The Staff Attorney will have an opportunity to gain direct, hands on experience with transgender litigation and policy advocacy. Read more and apply here.