Summer Law Internship
Washington, DC 
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Posted 7 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job/Internship Description
Summary The AOC is accepting applications for multiple summer Law internships that offer skill enrichment and experiential learning while promoting careers in the public service. Responsibilities Law Intern: The key responsibilities of Law Interns in the Office of General Counsel (OGC) include, but are not limited to, conducting legal research and writing; preparing pretrial discovery, draft motions and briefs, and assisting with conducting direct and cross-examination of witnesses; drafting memoranda of understanding; performing clerical and administrative functions; and conducting special projects. Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S. Citizen. You must be able to pass a drug test. Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs. You must meet the requirements for the summer internship. To be eligible, you must be a current first or second year law school student.Note: Participation in the Summer Intern Employment Program is limited to a total of three years. Candidates are eligible to participate no more than three years, collectively or consecutively, in the Summer Intern Employment Program. Candidates who have reached the three years in the program will be deemed ineligible to participate this calendar year. Must be at least 16 years of age by June 30, 2021. Qualifications The OGC is interested in law students with a knowledge of or interest in the federal practice of law and litigation. Candidates must be currently enrolled in law school as a 1st or 2nd year law student, be in good academic standing, and possess strong research and writing skills.All students MUST be U.S. Citizens.Note: Participation in the Summer Intern Employment Program is limited to a total of three years. Candidates are eligible to participate no more than three years, collectively or consecutively, in the Summer Intern Employment Program. Candidates who have reached the three years in the program will be deemed ineligible to participate this calendar year. Education The OGC is interested in law students with a knowledge of or interest in the federal practice of law and litigation. Additional Information Applicantsmustbe a United States Citizen. This is an Excepted Service Position in the Architect of the Capitol, a Legislative Branch agency of the Federal government. The position does not require or confer civil service Competitive Status. If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with theSelective Service System. If you are exempt from registration under Selective Service Law, you must provide appropriate proof of exemption. Please visit theSelective Service Systemwebsite for more information.This position isNOT in theBargaining Unit.DRUG TESTING: The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free Workplace. As part of the AOC's suitability assessment, a candidate tentatively selected for a position who is not currently an AOC employeeis required to submit to screening for illegal drug use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule, provide and cover the cost for the drug test.Background Investigation-The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol.The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-VERIFY system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment.For more information on E-Verify, please visithttp://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1185221678150.shtmThe Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, genetic information,sexual orientation, and/or disability.This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.Moving expenses are not authorized.Relocation expenses are not authorized.All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choice.Relocation Expensesare not authorized and will not be paid.This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of the Architect of the Capitol.All application materials become the property of the Architect of the Capitol.You MUST apply on line. If you experience difficulties with the application process or do not have access to a computer, please contact the HR Specialist listed as the point of contact before the closing date of this job announcement.

 

Position No Longer Available
Position Summary
Company
Architect of the Capitol
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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