Job Details

Law Student Volunteer (Fall 2021) **

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Mar 06, 2021

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Profile

Law Student Volunteer (Fall 2021)
Duties:
As Administrative Appeals Intern: Will assist with the adjudication of FOIA appeals, will conduct legal research and provide legal advice involving inquiries and assignments related to the application of FOIA access laws.
As Initial Request Processing Intern: Will assist in responding to FOIA requests, conduct research and analyze the contents of records to make disclosure determinations under FOIA, interpret and apply applicable statutes, rules, regulations, and executive orders as they pertain to FOIA requests.
As Initial Request Litigation Intern: Will assist in responding to FOIA requests, conduct research and analyze the contents of records to make disclosure determinations under FOIA, interpret and apply applicable statutes, rules, regulations, and executive orders as they pertain to FOIA requests, and will also assist on cases in litigation, including reviewing court filings and drafting declarations.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills, be detail oriented and have good interpersonal skills.
Schedule: 16-20 hours a week
Duration: 12 weeks
Deadline: May 15, 2021

Additional info

Ref. OIP-2021. Send: A cover letter describing interest in an internship with the Office of Information Policy; Resume; recent available academic transcript; Writing Sample; and a list of 3 References. No telephone calls please.

Company info

Laurie Day
U.S. Department of Justice Office of Information Policy
1425 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 11050
Washington, DC 20530

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