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You are welcome here. The ACLU of North Carolina (ACLU-NC) works to defend and expand civil rights and liberties – for everyone. Whether we’re arguing in the courts, leading campaigns, advocating in communities, growing our supporter and follower base, or managing people and budgets, our employees engage in meaningful work that advances our mission. We're looking for passionate, driven people to join our team.

The ACLU-NC is committed to an inclusive work environment that reflects the population that we serve. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building an organization in which all employees and North Carolinians can be proud. We eagerly anticipate applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, parental status, veteran status, or record of arrest or conviction. 

ACLU-NC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities to ensure equal opportunities for applicants and employees. We will ensure the consistent application of state and federal laws as they relate to persons with disabilities. If you need assistance, please contact us at or 919-834-3466.


Legal Internships - 2021

The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina Legal Foundation (ACLU-NCLF) is currently accepting applications for summer 2021 legal interns to work in our Raleigh office (if ACLU-NCLF’s current COVID-19 precautions persist, however, these positions may be remote).

Staff Writer

The ACLU of North Carolina (ACLU-NC) seeks a staff writer to work from our Raleigh office. This position sits in the Communications Department but the staff writer will assist in drafting content and materials that advance the organization’s litigation, organizing, advocacy, and development goals.

Director of Policy & Advocacy

The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina (ACLU-NC) seeks to hire an experienced Director of Policy & Advocacy to join our senior leadership team. We are looking for a creative and dynamic team player with deep policy and advocacy experience who can...