In today’s docket, there are multiple summer internships, including some paid opportunities, and bridge to practice placement options.
There are several summer government internship programs that are still accepting applications. You can access the full list in the CDO’s resource center under “Popular Job Databases.” Go to #1, the Government Honors and Internship Handbook.
Chicago Paid 1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity: LAF, Juvenile Expungement Help Desk
LA 1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity: Southern California Gas Company Law Department
Miami 1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity: Mastercard
DC 1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity: Advancement Project
DC & Switzerland 1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity & Bridge to Practice Program Placement: Office of the U.S. Trade Representative Due April 8
New York 1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity & Bridge to Practice Program Placement: New York City Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, Due April 9
The Office serves as liaison between NYC and the United Nations, 193 Permanent Missions, and 114 Consulates, to facilitate positive relations among members of international community, local, state, and federal governments, and New Yorkers and New York City businesses. For more information about the Office for International Affairs, see www1.nyc.gov/site/international/index.page.
DC, Houston, Las Vegas, LA 1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity & Bridge to Practice Program Placement: IRS Student Volunteer Program, Due April 10
DC 1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity: Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Department of Legal Affairs, Due April 14
1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity: City of New York, Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings, Due April 17
Seeking 1Ls and 2Ls for 10-week, unpaid Summer Intern Program. Interns work on a wide range of cases, including Environmental Control Board Appeals. Assignments will include summarizing trial and hearing records; drafting decisions based on the record and relevant law; researching and drafting memoranda of law; analyzing newly adopted or proposed laws and rules affecting matters adjudicated by the office; writing proposed rules; participating in policy discussions; providing support for hearing officer training; and assisting in defending challenges to OATH decisions in state or federal court. Interns attend training workshops and participate in mock trials, and networking opportunities and social events are also planned.
The office conducts hearings for City residents, business, agencies, boards, and commissions. Its Trial Division conducts complex adjudications covering matters such as employee discipline, discrimination under City Human Rights Law, vehicle seizures, zoning and landlord-tenant disputes under the Loft Law, professional license revocation, and vendor contract disputes. The Hearings Division, which conducts 300,000 hearings annually, is comprised of the (1) Environmental Control Board (violations of law that protect and promote health, safety, and clean environment and enforced by agencies such as Department of Buildings, Fire Department of NY, and Department of Sanitation; (2) Health Hearings brought by Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for violations of the Health Code and other laws issued to restaurants and food vendors; and (3) Vehicle for Hire Hearings, adjudicating summonses issued by the Taxi & Limousine Commission, Port Authority of NY and NJ, or the NYPD, against taxis and for-hire vehicles and operators. The Administrative Judicial Institute offers administrative judicial training and CLE classes citywide.
To apply, submit cover letter, resume, writing sample (max. 10 pgs), and law school transcript to:
Diana C. Haines, Assistant General Counsel
Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings
100 Church Street, 12th Fl.
New York, NY 10007
Submit by Email ONLY:
Attention: Diana C. Haines
1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity: Texas Governor’s Fellowship Program, Due April 30
Milwaukee or Minneapolis 1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity: EEOC, Due May 1
1L & 2L Summer Job Opportunity: New York Attorney General’s Office, Due April 28
I met with the New York AG last summer and wrote a detailed blog post on their summer program and what they look for in applicants. Be sure to read it before applying.
If you’re looking for a summer job, come talk to a CDO counselor.