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Fellowship Awareness Month

March is Fellowships Month at AUWCL and in celebration of this, OCPD has several great events planned for our students!

Please see the flyer to the right for more detailed information, if you’d like to register for any other of the events please find the RSVP links below!

3/18: Info Session on Patton Boggs Public Policy Summer Law Fellowship, 12:30-1:30 PM, Room 602

3/19:Past_and_Present_AUWCL_Public_Interest Fellowship Recipients, 12-1 PM, Room 101

3/24: Meet the Jolly Good Fellows. Hosted by the Washington Council of Lawyers, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at Kirkland & Ellis

3/26: Fulbright Research Grants and Fulbright-Clinton Fellowships Information Session, 12-1 PM, Room 100

3/31:Equal_Justice_Works_Fellowship_Information Session, 12-1 PM, Room 101

4/2: Skadden Fellowship Information Session, 12-1 PM, Room 100

Fellowships Month

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Government Spotlight

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Law Clerk

3L, 4LE, JD Alum 

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling.

DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters.  The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations.  Make an impact; join DHS.

Job Id: 33325
Deadline: March 20, 2015
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Summer 2015 Privacy Intern

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The purpose of the Federal Information Privacy Internship Program is to give students an opportunity to learn about federal programs and policies with a focus on the application of privacy laws, regulations and policies. The internship will equip students with the skills and knowledge to make a significant contribution to Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA’s) privacy program and public health mission.

Privacy interns will learn about the major FDA programs: foods, drugs, devices, biologics, veterinary products, tobacco and enforcement. Intern activities may include conducting legal research, drafting Federal Register publications, participating in information management programs, review of legislation, Executive Orders, Office of Management and Budget materials, and policy documents issued by the Department of Health and Human Services and FDA.

Job Id: 33258
Deadline: March 26, 2015
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JESSUP Moot Volunteering

The Jessup Competition is the world’s largest and most prestigious law school moot court competition, bringing together a diverse group of international law experts and students from around the world. The International Law Students Association is offering opportunities for students and interested individuals to serve as bailiffs at this year’s competition. The Jessup Competition offers students the unique experience of: networking with esteemed legal professionals and students; witnessing a top-level mooting contest; and volunteering for an organization that promotes international law through improved access to legal education.

This year, we are looking for Bailiffs who are organized, motivated, and timely to help moderate rounds between April 6th and April 8th. There are 5 rounds on each of these days for which you can volunteer: 9am -11am; 11:30am -1:30pm; 2pm-4pm; 4:30pm- 6:30pm; and 7pm-9pm. The Competition will take place at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, just a few blocks from Union Station.

If you are interested in the Jessup and would like to learn more about volunteer opportunities this year, please read the attached PDF. You can find out more about the Jessup and about our organization on our website: www.ilsa.org or by emailing Jason Czerwiec at Jason@ilsa.org.

*Taken from International Law Student Association

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Private Sector Spotlight

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Summer 2015 Associate Position

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is seeking applications for the 2015 summer program from current 2L law students for our Washington, D.C., New York & San Francisco offices.  Academics are a very important part of our hiring decisions; students must be in the top 10-15% of their class or have a minimum 3.5 G.P.A. Equally important are characteristics showing strength of character, leadership, and diversity. These characteristics are evident by leadership roles, Law Review, Moot Court and journal participation, work experience, student activities, and one’s personal and unique backgrounds. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter noting your office preference,  resume and law school transcripts (unofficial versions are acceptable).

Job Id: 33086
Deadline: March 06, 2015
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Summer 2015 McGuireWoods Internship Program(Paid)

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McGuireWoods LLP, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), and the NAPABA Law Foundation (NLF) invite you to apply for the McGuireWoods/NLF Internship Program Summer 2015. The Program supports students interested in the legal profession and helps students develop a commitment to advocacy on behalf of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community. The Program seeks to achieve these goals by providing undergraduate and law school students with meaningful internship experiences at the NAPABA office in Washington D.C.

Compensation
For the summer of 2015, the Program will award stipends to one full-time law clerk and one full-time undergraduate intern. The law clerk (who shall be a law student) will be given a stipend of $4,500 to work for 40 hours for 10 weeks. The undergraduate intern will be given a stipend of $3,000 to work for NAPABA for 40 hours per week for 10 weeks. Funding for this program is generously provided by McGuireWoods LLP.

Job Id: 32876
Deadline: March 16, 2015
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Judicial Spotlight

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Summer 2015 Judicial Internship

1L, 1LE, 2L2LE3L, 3LE, 4LE, LLM Students

Student volunteers with the administrative office of U.S. Courts will perform a variety of administrative support duties such as:

• Assisting with preparing division staff for international briefings and coordinating meetings of judges and chambers staff;
• Researching issues related to judicial administrative matters, and cite-check published materials;
• Assisting with division attorneys on current projects such as Bankruptcy Clerks’ manual revisions;
• Managing various administrative and logistical details of training programs and conferences;
• Assisting with the updating of the civil cause code and criminal citation tables;
• Reviewing case laws and writing practices and procedures for judicial managers;
• Conducting legal and legislative research;
• Attending congressional hearings and briefings;
• Performing general office tasks, such as answering phones, copying, and filing; and
• Assisting in special projects.

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Job Id: 33033
Deadline: March 13, 2015
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Summer 2015 Judicial Internship

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Judge Rudolph Contreras, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, is currently hiring judicial interns for the summer of 2015. A judicial intern’s primary responsibility is to work with the judge and law clerks to prepare drafts of proposed memorandum opinions. Interns also assist the law clerks with legal research and certain administrative duties. This is an unpaid position.

Requirements:
-Interns must have strong writing and research skills and have completed one year of law school.
-Applications should include a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and unofficial transcript.
-Interns are hired to work no less than 40 hours per week during the summer.
-Please submit applications by e-mail to RC_DCDclerks@dcd.uscourts.gov.

Job Id: 32509
Deadline: March 09, 2015
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2015 ASIL Annual Meeting

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Volunteer at the 2015 ASIL Annual Meeting!
April 8-11, 2015, Washington, DC

Work with the American Society of International Law at its 2015 Annual Meeting and take advantage of free access to more than 50 different substantive sessions on a wide variety of international law topics,  as well as networking events and receptions. Find out more about the Annual Meeting sessions online at  www.asil.org/AM.

Eligibility

Any current law student or new professional within three years of graduation.

 

Requirements

Volunteers must be willing to:

 

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  • Commit to at least two days and a total of 10 hours’ work between April 8-11, 2015
  • Arrive early and stay late on volunteer days
  • Follow ASIL staff instructions
  • Provide customer service to Annual Meeting Attendees
  • Stand for long periods of time, sometimes for more than an hour
  • Possess and be willing to use their own smart phone or tablet

Volunteers Receive:

  • Free registration to the entire Annual Meeting (except for separately ticketed events such as lunches and dinners)
  • Insider access to one of the largest international law conferences in North America
  • Exposure to high profile events, speakers, and sessions
  • Opportunity to connect with peers with similar interests
  • Complimentary one-year ASIL membership

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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To apply, complete the “2015 ASIL Annual Meeting Volunteer Information form” online at  www.asil.org/am-volunteers.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to enhance your international law experience!

Government Spotlight

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2015 Summer
LCLD Scholars Program

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The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) for the Department of Forensic Sciences for the District of Columbia is looking for first and second year law students for an internship during summer 2015. The OGC handles all the legal work for the Department of Forensic Sciences, and coordinates with other agencies including the United States Attorney’s Office, the DC Office of the Attorney General and the Defense Bar in criminal matters.  Interns handle a variety of criminal, employment and labor law related issues.

The position is unpaid. Although program dates are flexible, the selected applicant must have a flexible schedule, and be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Job Id: 32997
Deadline: March 10, 2015
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Summer 2015 Judicial Internship in the Chambers of Hon. Erik P. Christian

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Judge Christian is seeking interns for Summer 2015.  He will be serving as the Presiding Judge of the Court’s Probate and Tax Division; in addition, he handles post-conviction criminal matters as they arise, such as 23-110 motions and probation show cause hearings.  This is a great opportunity to gain research and writing experience, and to become familiar with the workings of a dynamic and fast-paced court.  Interns will conduct research, draft memos and orders, and assist with administrative tasks as necessary.  There will also be ample opportunity to observe courtroom proceedings.

Candidates should have excellent academic credentials after completion of at least one or two years of law school, strong research skills, and the ability to write clearly and concisely. Internships are unpaid but, pursuant to individual school guidelines, students may be able to earn academic credit.

Job Id: 32754
Deadline: March 15, 2015
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