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.

NOTE: To ensure the health and safety of TLDEF staff and job candidates, interviews will be conducted virtually either by phone or video conferencing.

Open Positions

Communications Manager
TLDEF is searching for an experienced Communications Manager to drive awareness for our work within the movement to advance justice and equity for transgender and non-binary people across the country. This is a new and exciting role at TLDEF where the successful candidate will play a substantial role in key projects, including an upcoming brand refresh. In partnership with the Executive Director, the Communications Manager will work alongside staff to develop and maintain TLDEF’s strategies and core messaging to increase understanding for the issues we champion and the community that we serve. 


Fall 2020 Legal Internships

TLDEF seeks Legal Interns for the Fall 2020 semester who will assist TLDEF's legal team with research and writing, client intake, direct representation, and policy advocacy. TLDEF is based in New York City, but remote work is possible. 

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