Intern with MIP

The Midwest Innocence Project relies on individuals working together to bring about meaningful change to the criminal legal system. Explore internship opportunites below to learn more about ways you can impact change.

2024 Investigative Internship

The Midwest Innocence Project (MIP), a non-profit legal services organization based in Kansas City, MO, offers one part-time investigative summer internship. This internship is not compensated.

The investigative intern will work with and report to the MIP Investigator. The intern will work on clerical and data-entry related projects, as well as limited case-related assignments in support of MIP investigative efforts. This position will not include any investigative fieldwork or contact with external parties.

Ideal applicants will be detail-oriented and organized self-starters, who have the ability to work independently, along with a demonstrated commitment to social justice. Ideal applicants will also possess strong reading comprehension and written communication skills, as well as experience in working with a variety of software applications and technical tools. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and PDF software is required.

This internship requires a commitment of 20 hours per week, during the hours of 9am-5pm CT.

Applications for the summer of 2024 will be accepted by email on a rolling basis beginning January 3, 2024 through April 30, 2024. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Blair Johnson, Investigator, at