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Law Student - Public Interest in Washington, DC **

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Company name

American Atheists, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Jun 18,2018

Posted on

Jan 20,2018

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Summer Legal And Public Policy Clerkship The Law clerks will work with and report to the Legal staff of firm and will focus on tasks within the legal, public policy, and field departments. Under the direction of the National Legal and Policy Director, the law clerks will complete tasks to support the mission of American Atheists by providing assistance with case management, research, client relations, legislative tracking, advocacy-related drafting, and other similar tasks. An effective law clerk will play a major role in the continued success of American Atheists’ legal and policy work. Have areas of primary responsibility, but are often required to be generalists and work creatively to address the ever-changing challenges associated with work. Research and write advocacy resources, testimony, and memos about legal and public policy issues being addressed by American Atheists. Track legislation, administrative rules, and other relevant policy at the state and federal levels. Research, draft, and edit press releases, social media posts, articles for American Atheist magazine, the American Atheists members’ newsletter, website, social media, and other publications. Monitor, track, and summarize legal policy developments relevant to the organization’s mission and activities. Attend meetings with coalition partners, members of Congress, and executive branch agencies with American Atheists staff. Availability to work in the Washington, DC office at least 16 hours per week. Currently enrolled in law school. 1L, 2L, or 3L students may apply. Excellent writing, editing, and research skills are a must. Experience with the Adobe Suite, Microsoft Suite, and other creative tools a plus. Should preferably have a strong interest in the separation of religion and government, support American Atheists’ mission to ensure equality for atheists, and have exceptional writing and research skills.

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Hiring Coordinator
American Atheists, Inc.
718 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001