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ProfilePolicy and Legal Research Intern The Intern will assist with the execution of projects to develop resources and information to support federal policy agenda and juvenile justice reform efforts. Research federal and state regulations governing the treatment and disposition of cases involving juveniles in the juvenile court; Prepare periodic research summaries for staff as necessary or requested; Fact-check and revise a range of products to conform with CJJ style requirements and to ensure accuracy; Analyze, synthesize, and summarize dense and complex information accurately, clearly, and within a short time-frame; Provide additional project support including but not limited to preparation of PowerPoint presentations; and, on occasion, attend relevant meetings, briefings and events for the purposes of taking notes and reporting back to staff.
Qualification and Experience
The Intern must have: Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, education, social work, law and justice related fields or other relevant fields; preference for JD Degree. (2L or 3L preferred). 2+ years’ experience researching state and/or federal statutory or regulatory authority, including familiarity with the Congressional Record and THOMAS; Ability to write clearly and cogently for a variety of audiences; and prior experience working with a non-profit, advocacy organization or on Capitol Hill preferred. Strong interpersonal skills, and have proficient-to-advanced skills with MS Office suite. Experience with data analysis and familiarity with juvenile justice issues are preferred.
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Coalition for Juvenile Justice
1319 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004