Job Details

Civil Rights Legal Internship Equity and Social Justice **

Company name

King County

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

Location

Seattle, WA
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
 
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Civil Rights Legal Internship, Equity and Social Justice The Civil Rights Legal Internship will provide a rich personal development opportunity and exposure to various aspects of investigation and enforcement in partnership with a Civil Rights Manager/Investigator. Will learn/be exposed to include: Basics in employment law as it relates to Title VII; Basics in administrative procedure; Case file management and mediation techniques; observation/liaison to Civil Rights Commission meetings; how to complete an intake, draft complaints and final determinations, jurisdictional civil rights protections and advanced interview skills. Processing and tracking of inquiries, intakes and complaints related to employment, housing, and public accommodation discrimination. Assisting in ongoing discrimination investigations by reviewing documents and interviewing parties to a complaint. Drafting complaints, requests for information and determinations. Maintaining electronic civil rights files. Responding to constituent requests. Performing related legal and or policy research. Revising intake form and developing additional forms as needed. Must have completed a minimum of their first year of law school at an accredited law school. Strong interest in Civil Rights, Equity and Social Justice is needed. Interest in employment, public accommodations, and housing discrimination cases are needed. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skill is needed. Proficient with Microsoft Office is essential. Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignment is needed.

Additional info

JOB NUMBER: 2018SDW07966

Company info

Seth Watson
DES Human Resources Manager
King County
516 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-477-5330

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