Featured OCPD Employment Opportunity

Spring 2015 Legal Internship with US Department of Labor of International Affairs (ILAB)
U.S. Department of Labor (Washington, DC)


The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of International Affairs (ILAB) is recruiting law students interested in a spring, summer, or fall 2014 internship with the Office of Trade Labor Affairs (OTLA). ILAB leads the U.S. Department of Labor’s efforts to ensure that workers around the world are treated fairly and are able to share in the benefits of the global economy. ILAB’s mission is to use all available international channels to improve working conditions, raise living standards, protect workers’ ability to exercise their rights and address workplace exploitation of children and other vulnerable populations.

Job Id: 27924
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Deadline: December 31, 2014


1L Opportunity Spotlight

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP 2015 Diversity Scholarship

The Harter Secrest & Emery LLP Diversity Scholarship was established in 2005. The firm awards one 1L law student with (1) a $7500 scholarship to be applied to the student’s second year tuition and (2) a paid 10-week summer associate position between the student’s first and second year of law school.
To be eligible for the Diversity Scholarship, the applicant must be a full-time currently enrolled 1L law student who is in good standing at an accredited law school. First year students who are members of populations historically underrepresented in the legal profession are encouraged to apply.

Job Id: 31735
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Deadline: January 1, 2015


Government Opportunity Spotlight

NNSA Summer 2015 Legal Intern
U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration (Washington, DC)
The NNSA Office of the General Counsel is responsible for the provision of legal services, counsel and support to the NNSA Administrator and all NNSA elements worldwide.

In addition to a team of attorneys at Headquarters in Washington, D.C., the NNSA Office of the General Counsel has one or more attorneys at each NNSA field office across the country, with an especially large number of those working from the NNSA Albuquerque Complex in Albuquerque, N.M.

NNSA General Counsel attorneys are responsible for providing legal advice on a wide variety of complex issues to facilitate achievement of the NNSA’s national security mission, in compliance with all pertinent laws and regulations.

Job Id: 31400
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Deadline: November 07, 2014


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Judicial Opportunity Spotlight

Judicial Legal Intern with Judge Heidi M. Pasichow at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Superior Court of the District of Columbia (Washington, DC)

Judge Pasichow is an Associate Judge within the Family Court, and is currently assigned to the Juvenile Delinquency Calendar.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide assistance to the law clerk and Judge Pasichow by researching and analyzing laws and legal issues, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs and related legal authorities.  The intern will attend court sessions to hear oral arguments, confer with the law clerk and Judge concerning legal questions, and assist in the process of researching and writing legal orders and memoranda.

The intern will also assist the law clerk in preparing the Judge’s legal calendar and maintaining and organizing the case files.

Job Id: 31512
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Deadline: November 14, 2014


Kelly Noble Spotlight

Interested in Applying for Judicial Clerkships?

Kelly E. Noble is the Judicial Clerkship Advisor within the Office of Career & Professional Development. She specializes in counseling J.D. and LL.M. students and alumni with respect to the judicial clerkship and internship process, in addition to providing general J.D. career development and job search counseling.

Kelly began her career as a judicial clerk with the Rhode Island Supreme Court Law Clerk Department in Newport, R.I. Following her clerkship, she worked in public sector labor and employment law in Providence, R.I. Kelly is a cum laude graduate of the Roger Williams University School of Law, and she earned her B.A. in Political Science, International Development, and Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island.

Fall Networking Happy Hour

Presented by: Government Attorneys Forum

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014,

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Place: CoCo Sala Restaurant

Address: 929 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Metro Stop: Metro Center (Orange, Red, and Blue lines); Gallery Place (Yellow, Green, and Red lines)

Registration: There is no charge to attend, but registration is encouraged. Please visit www.wbadc.org or fax this flyer to


Questions: admin@wbadc.org or 202-639-8880

Join the Government Attorneys Forum for a night of chocolate, drinks, and networking as we welcome the fall! All chocolate lovers (both government and non-government attornes, and law students) are welcom and encoraged to attend. Bring your sweet tooth!
 Fall Net Happy Hour
Both women and men are encouraged to attend WBA events and join the organization as members.

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