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ProfileFall Law Student Volunteer, Internship Intern will perform a variety of legal assistance responsibilities including significant legal research and writing related to advice, litigation and/or rulemaking projects for client agencies; and analyzing the legal impact of legislative developments, administrative and court decisions, rulings and opinions on Departmental programs. Interns may also attend meetings with DOL client agencies, other SOL divisions, and other executive agencies, as appropriate. The objective of the intern's assignments is to introduce the student to the operation of a government law office, to familiarize the student with civil litigation practice in a government setting and to expose the student to the diverse Department enforcement programs as caseloads permit. The student's tasks/work assignments will include legal research and writing; drafting discovery; drafting motions and responses to motions; assisting attorneys in trial preparation; engaging in preparation of legal documents; document reviews; reviewing and summarizing deposition transcripts; reviewing evidence in preparation for trial; and other assignments as available. The student's educational experience is enhanced as he/she will be introduced to the operation of a government legal office, become familiar with civil litigation practice in a government setting, and be exposed to the diverse Department enforcement programs. The student will attend weekly educational seminars given by experienced attorneys covering the labor laws enforced by the Department, as well as professional development and career enhancement seminars. Should demonstrate high academic achievement and interest in public service.
Send a copy of their cover letter, resume, transcript (unofficial is fine) and writing sample.
U.S. Department of Labor Office of the Solicitor (SOL)
John F. Kennedy - Federal Office Building
Government Center, Room E-375
Boston, MA 02203