- 2019 Summer Legal Internship , USA
2019 Summer Legal Internship
Campaign Legal Center (CLC)
Summer legal interns at CLC have the opportunity to work across all of CLC’s issue areas—campaign finance, ethics, voting rights, and redistricting—and across our methods of advocacy, including litigation, state and local reform, and regulatory agency practice. Summer legal interns will work under the close supervision of senior CLC attorneys.
Draft legal pleadings, motions or briefs
Research and write memoranda on complex legal issues for pending and potential litigation
Conduct factual investigations
Draft regulatory or statutory language
Draft complaints to regulatory agencies
Write advocacy letters, FOIA requests, blog posts, testimony, and other programmatic documents
Qualifications and Experience:
Must be a current 1L or 2L (rising 2L or 3L) at an accredited law school
Strong research and writing skills
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team
Commitment to the nonpartisan nature and mission of CLC
Availability for at least ten weeks in the summer of 2019
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Campaign Legal Center (CLC) is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a nondiscriminatory work environment. CLC is proud to be an inclusive organization. It does not make hiring or advancement, or other employment decisions, based on race, national origin, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, familial status or responsibilities, personal appearance, pregnancy, political affiliation, ancestry, military or veteran status, genetic information, disability, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, District of Columbia, or local law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, job assignment, compensation, promotion, termination, benefits, and training.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until January 15, 2019. Students are encouraged to apply early. If a transcript is not yet available, students can submit applications without it and supplement their application when available.
In addition to the program’s focus on legal education, CLC guarantees summer legal interns a wage of $560.00 per week during the summer but requires all interns to apply for any available public interest summer funding available through their educational institution. That funding may be applied toward the salary guarantee.
Job posted on 4th December 2018
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