Jobs & Internships


The Ohio Justice & Policy Center works to create fair, intelligent, redemptive criminal-justice systems through zealous client-centered advocacy, collaborative policy reform, and empowering community education.



OJPC is currently accepting applications for our Summer 2023 intern class.  Interns will gain experience with client interviewing, legal research and writing, policy advocacy and have several opportunities to observe a variety of legal proceedings.   The internship period runs from June 5, 2023, through August 4, 2023, with some flexibility for interns to begin sooner or stay on later to meet hour requirements if necessary. Applications will be accepted until March 15, 2023. 


The Ohio Justice & Policy Center is a nonprofit public interest law firm that creates fair, intelligent, and redemptive criminal justice systems, We achieve our mission through client-centered advocacy, innovative policy reform, and cross-sector community education. We focus on our energies primarily on reducing the number of incarcerated people, protecting rights of incarcerated people, and helping people with criminal records to fully contribute to their communities. We have offices in Cincinnati and Columbus, OH, and our work is statewide.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our staff has worked remotely, with the option for staff members to work in our socially-distanced offices if they prefer. We plan to continue to offer remote work options to employees for the duration of the pandemic.

The Ohio Justice & Policy Center is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex. religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.



We’re accepting applications for volunteers with a range of backgrounds, competencies and interests. Volunteer opportunities are limited and based on immediate needs and staff capacity.


To apply, please complete the application in the link below and send a resume and  cover letter expressing your areas of interest to OJPC’s Operations Manager Laura Beverly,