Job Details

Policy And Legal Research Intern **

Company name

Coalition for Juvenile Justice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Jan 29,2018

Posted on

Aug 09,2017
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Profile

Policy 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.

Additional info

Send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and 3+ references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Coalition for Juvenile Justice
1319 F Street NW
Suite 402
Washington, DC 20004

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