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.

Fall 2019 Legal Internship
TLDEF seeks Legal Interns for the Fall 2019 semester who will assist the Legal Director, Senior Staff Attorney, and Name Change Project staff with legal research and writing, client intake, direct representation, and public policy advocacy. TLDEF is based in New York City, but remote work is possible. Read more and apply here.