Open to: All law students
Time commitment: 5-10 hours/week
Location: Remote or in the Commission’s Olympia office
Recommended Skills/Prerequisites: Westlaw research, ability to manage thousands of documents
Application Process: Send a cover letter and resume to the contact below
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis
Contact: David Morales, firstname.lastname@example.org
The commission for Hispanic Affairs is in need of a student intern to assist the commission’s work on the Use of Force Task Force and in advocating for the Latino community where persons are killed or beaten as a result of police action. Under supervision from staff attorneys, the position will entail the writing of memos, evaluation of police policies, researching various use of force standards across the U.S. Further, work may include examination of investigations from public disclosure requests sent to various police departments in Eastern Washington regarding the use of force. Student should have an interest in policing standards, trainings, and an understanding of how implicit bias affects every day encounters.