The AO is seeking applicants for its Student Internship Program.
About the Opportunity
The opportunity is intended to provide valuable work experience and prepare students interested in a public service career. The AO is looking for student interns with backgrounds and/or demonstrated interest in the following areas: human resources, public affairs, law, business administration (marketing, budget, accounting, etc.), and information technology.
The student intern will have an opportunity to improve his or her writing, research, analytical, logical, multi-tasking, and customer service skills. Additionally, student interns are provided with several networking opportunities with fellow interns, agency employees, and other government employers. The intern will be exposed to a wide variety of legal subject areas, including judicial conduct and disability, ethics, employment law, financial disclosure regulations, procurement and appropriations-related matters, federal rule-making issues, and general legal issues related to court administration.
Mode of Internship
Roles and Responsibilities of the Intern
Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:
- Researching case law, agency decisions, statutes, federal regulations, and other sources.
- Compiling data and drafting memoranda and other legal documents.
- Cite checking and reviewing memoranda, judiciary forms, and other legal documents.
- Assisting with the updating of the civil cause code and criminal citation tables.
- Working with judicial branch employees in connection with OGC related tasks.
- All students in the Student Internship Program must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student, taking at least a half-time academic course load in an accredited law school.
- Students must also be in good academic standing, maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
In addition to meeting the basic qualifications requirements, applicants must also:
- Work well in a team environment.
- Have very strong organization and communication skills and be detailed oriented.
- Have a working knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, or WordPerfect.
- Have excellent writing, reading and interpersonal skills, and be able to organize a variety of assignments simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
- The ideal candidate will be a graduate level student working towards a Law Degree.
The Student Internship Program requires all participants to be an active student. Therefore, third year law students graduating at the end of the current semester will not be considered unless they are continuing to pursue advanced studies as a degree-seeking student at the beginning of the next semester.
Student interns are eligible for up to $300 of commuting benefits cost to travel to and from their AO internship.
How to Apply?
Interested candidates can apply through the link provided at the end of this post
March 24, 2023