Fair Elections Legal Network (FELN) – Legal Intern, Open until filled

Position: Legal Intern/Extern
Open to: All law students
Location: Washington DC
Time Commitment: 15-20 hours per week for part-time or 40 hours per week for full-time during the semester; full-time for summer 2017.
Application Process: Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@fairelectionsnetwork.com.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Contact: Visit their website for more information.

The Fair Elections Legal Network is seeking current law students with strong academic credentials for part-time or full-time legal internships during the semester. Full-time internships are available for summer 2017.

Primary responsibility will be to support the work of the legal staff to identify and respond to legal and administrative obstacles to voter participation. Duties will include performing legal research for legislation, reports, and litigation; identifying relevant legal, rulemaking, or legislative proceedings; and interacting with election reform organizations and key election officials. Additional responsibilities may include assisting with outreach and organizing for a student voter project.

This is a great opportunity for exposure to election law for someone who is a self-starter and comfortable handling significant responsibility. Must possess strong research, analytical, and written and oral communications skills. Ability to meet deadlines is required.

15-20 hours/week for part-time or 40 hours/week for full-time. FELN will assist students in obtaining academic credit for the internship.

Interested law students should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@fairelectionsnetwork.com.