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Law Student - Public Interest in Washington, DC **

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Company name

Center for American Progress

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 27,2018

Posted on

Jan 05,2018

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Internship Program, Winter 2018 The candidate will work with the Legal Progress Internship. Interns get hands-on experience with the program's campaigns and policy work, each serves in a capacity that is tailored to their experience and will further their professional development. Interns learn many of the basic skills it takes to work at a progressive nonprofit from a front-row seat. Participants will have an opportunity to work with policymakers, legal experts, and allied organizations to help promote a progressive judiciary. Law school interns typically focus on legal research, contributing to the published reports that Legal Progress produces and participating in the program's legal policy role at organization. Other duties may include conducting targeted research and reporting on policy meetings, seminars, hearings, and lectures. Whenever possible, interns are encouraged to write on the subject of their choice either as a contributor to a larger final piece or as an individual author of a column for the website. Law students are considered. Note: Part-time students are accepted, but interns must be able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week. Duration: January - March

Additional info

Submit internship application with cover letter and resume; writing sample (3 pages); college or university transcript; and recommendation letter(s) (optional). No phone calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Center for American Progress
1333 H Street, NW,
10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005