Job Details

Law Student Volunteer Summer **

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Mar 07, 2021

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Profile

Law Student Volunteer Summer
The intern will join Disability Rights Section. Will be assisting DRS in investigating allegations of discrimination against individuals with disabilities in violation of title I, title II, and title III of the ADA. In addition, be responsible for conducting legal research, compiling data, reviewing documents, drafting letters, and preparing legal memoranda and briefs. Provide support to our enforcement and regulatory work through research, analysis, and writing projects. Should preferably have strong legal research, writing, and communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to civil rights. Interest or experience in disability rights law is a plus. Should have excellent interpersonal skills; strong written and verbal communication skills; strong research and analytical skills; and demonstrated interest or experience in the enforcement of civil rights laws. Must be students. The following students are eligible: undergraduate students who are enrolled at least half-time; public policy graduate students; first-year (second semester), second-and third-year law students; and law school graduates who are enrolled in graduate law programs (e.g., L.L.M. programs) at least half-time. Must be in good academic standing and will be required to provide official documentation from their school.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023.

Additional info

Submit a resume, brief writing sample (no more than 10 pages of own work), transcript (unofficial is acceptable), references, and a cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
USDOJ Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20530

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