JOB/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES OF THE WEEK
Summer Opportunities with the U.S. Department of Labor:
Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board (ARB) is accepting applications for Summer Legal Internships. The ARB handles administrative appeals of federal whistleblower and Davis-Bacon cases. At this point the ARB is considering summer, unpaid internships only. Although the ARB would prefer 2L students, they would consider a 1L with strong credentials. The applicants should provide a resume, transcript, writing sample, a reference, and a statement addressing why the applicant would like to work as an intern for the ARB. E-mail is acceptable and applicants should send their materials to Janet Dunlop, General Counsel to the ARB, at: firstname.lastname@example.org. In the event that some students prefer mail, Ms. Dunlop's address is: Administrative Review Board, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room S-4309, Washington, DC 20210. For the convenience of any applicant, ARB's web address is: http://www2.dol.gov/arb/welcome.html.
The Mine Safety and Health Division of the Office of the Solicitor is accepting applications for Summer Internships. The Mine Safety and Health Division provides a full range of legal services with respect to administration and enforcement of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. The Division traditionally takes on several law students as summer interns. The internships are unpaid positions. They provide an opportunity, however, to work closely with experienced government attorneys on projects pertaining to general administrative law, rulemaking, trials, and appellate litigation. Dates and hours are flexible. The Division does its best to make the internships a valuable learning experience. If you are interested in an internship, please write or call the following: Chris Schumann, Counsel for Appellate Litigation / U.S. Department of Labor / Office of the Solicitor / Division of Mine Safety and Health 1100 Wilson Blvd., 22nd Floor Arlington VA 22209-2296 /(202) 693-9350.
Full-Time Law Clerk Opportunity on the Hill: Office of General Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives is currently accepting applications for 2 full-time, permanent Law Clerk positions. The OGC is a non-partisan office that provides legal assistance and representation to the House of Representatives as an institution and to the Members, officers and employees of the House on matters related to their official duties. The Law Clerk positions involve cataloguing/indexing both current and archived cases and matters, and preparing closed case files for archival. Law Clerks will often serve as the first point of contact with Member, committee and other offices, and will be responsible for gathering preliminary facts and helping to identify legal issues. As needed, the positions may involve legal research and assisting in the preparation on briefs and other pleadings for filing. Excellent organizational and computer skills [Westlaw, WordPerfect, and database management]. Positions are open until filled, and no later than April 16, 2004. To apply, fax a resume with cover letter [also indicating the date you are available to start work] to David Plotinsky / Assistant Counsel / Fax: 202.226.1360 / Phone: 202.225.9700.
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