NCLC’s staff includes a diverse and talented group of advocates, lawyers, legal editors, administrative, finance, fundraisers, communications and marketing, and IT professionals. Our advocates and attorneys hail from many backgrounds, including government attorneys, private law practice, and civil legal aid, civil rights, labor, and other public interest positions. NCLC is committed to maintaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.

Open Positions

Staff Positions

We strongly encourage applications from people of color, women, veterans, those who identify as LGBTQIA, and individuals with disabilities.

Legal Internships

The Center offers internships to rising third-year law students in our Boston office.


We are pleased to host full time post-law school graduate fellows at our Boston or Washington, D.C., offices who have achieved academic excellence and demonstrated a commitment to public interest practice and consumer advocacy.

Benefits & Compensation

NCLC is committed to providing compensation and benefits that attract, retain, and appropriately reward employees to carry out our mission on behalf of low-income consumers. In addition to providing competitive salaries, NCLC places a high value on offering a full range of employee benefits and promoting an appropriate work-life balance for its staff.

Our compensation structure is reviewed periodically by an outside expert to ensure that it remains consistent with the organization’s values and mission and with the changing labor market. In addition, most NCLC employees can expect an annual step increase and, when warranted, and annual market adjustment.

Our comprehensive employee benefits package includes:

  • Employer-paid Health and Dental insurance premiums (includes individual, two person and family plans).
  • Employer paid disability and group term life insurance.
  • Paid time off including vacation time, sick leave, personal time, and 12 paid holidays.
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with an Employer Contribution after the first year
  • Pre-tax plan for out-of-pocket health care costs and dependent care
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Family and Medical Leave
  • Professional Development Opportunities

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How to Apply

NCLC is committed to transparency and openness in our recruitment process. Positions will be shared on this page as they become available.

If you are selected for an interview, a member of our HR team will contact you directly. Typically, there are two to three rounds of interviews with NCLC team members, usually including a final interview with a member of the senior management team.


If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment screening, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Tashia Graham, Human Resources Manager, [email protected].

Meet our Staff