Job Details

Internet Policy Post-graduate Law Fellowship

Company name

Public Knowledge Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Mar 22,2018

Posted on

Mar 21,2018
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Internet Policy Post-Graduate Law Fellowship The candidate will work with firm to secure a public interest sponsor, such as the candidate’s law school, Equal Justice Works, or another source. Promote fundamental human rights in the digital economy by working to create and execute strategies that promote the open internet, balanced intellectual property rights, and communications competition. Provide input, strategic advice, and advocacy to shape laws and regulations that support open internet policy, communications competition, and balanced intellectual property law. Serve as author on advocacy documents that support public interest positions. Partner with government relations and communications staff to develop and execute strategy on Capitol Hill, at the Federal Communications Commission, with other government agencies, in coalitions including other public interest groups, and with the press. Oversee, design, and facilitate development of presentations for meetings with policy makers, the press, internal staff, and other public interest groups. Develop expertise in a select set of national, and where appropriate, global or state-based Internet technology or related policy issues. Must have Juris Doctor. Should have ability to digest and understand underlying legal or policy documents as a prerequisite to strategic and policy planning. Strong analytical skills, including the ability to think quickly and devise legislative and political strategies to attain a projected outcome is required. Substantive knowledge of some communications law and policy issues is needed.

Additional info

Send a cover letter (including your experience and interest in public interest work), resume, transcript (official or unofficial), two references and a writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Public Knowledge Inc.
1818 N Street
NW Suite 410
Washington, DC 20036

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