Fall Law Clerk 225807
The Senate Committee on Rules & Administration Majority is hiring a law clerk for fall semester, beginning September 2020. Start and end dates are flexible, and all work will be completed virtually. The law clerk will be responsible for performing legal research and will compose a variety of written materials related to nominations, oversight, and legislative matters. The law clerk will have the opportunity to interact with other professional staff members and attorneys on the Committee virtually, in a collegial and fast paced environment. Applicants should be interested in working for the federal government, particularly the legislative branch, and in public service. Classwork or work experience regarding the following is helpful: federal elections; oversight of legislative and executive branch agencies; legislative procedure and drafting; federal contracting regulations and accounting; and administrative law. The law clerk must demonstrate good judgment, be flexible, be able to work in a collaborative and positive manner, and be a self-starter. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited juris doctor program. A stipend may be available. To apply, please submit a cover letter that includes possible start and end dates, as well as availability during the week, resume, unofficial transcript, and a short writing sample of no more than five pages to email@example.com. Applicants will be processed on a rolling basis. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.