Job Details

Unpaid Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year **

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jul 14, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 27, 2021

Posted on

Sep 17, 2019

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Unpaid Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year
The intern will typically perform legal research, write memoranda, and prepare initial drafts of appellate briefs. In addition to case law and treatise research, assignments often entail searching legislative history to aid in statutory interpretation issues. Interns also participate as judges in moot courts with staff attorneys, present moot oral arguments in cases for which they have completed assignments, and are encouraged to attend oral arguments in the District of Columbia and Federal Circuits. Must be current law students who will have completed at least one year of law school by the start of the internship. Must have excellent writing skills and high academic standing. Interns must work at least 20 hours per week for at least 10 weeks.

Additional info

Submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript (unofficial versions accepted).

Company info

Ben Shultz
USDOJ Civil Rights Division Appellate Staff
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Appellate Section, RFK Bldg.
Washington, DC 20530

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