Law Clerks 226687
The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Office of Chairman Senator Gary Peters, is accepting applications for its Fall 2021 Law Clerk program. The law clerk program will offer students the opportunity to gain substantive legal experience while participating in the oversight, investigations, and legislative processes. Law Clerks will assist Committee staff in conducting policy and legal research, reviewing documents, preparing for hearings and markups, and drafting letters, memoranda, and other written products. Applicants must be current law students with a demonstrated interest in public service and the legislative process. Qualified candidates will possess strong writing skills, be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, and have a basic understanding of the legislative process. Law Clerks will work under the direction of Committee staff. Law Clerks will: Participate in Congressional oversight and investigations; Conduct research on topics within the Committee’s jurisdiction; Provide technical and legal analysis of pending legislation; Assist with hearing preparation, including drafting witness letters, witness lists, materials for briefing books for the Member, and pre- and post-hearing questions. The Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The Committee strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please submit your application along with a resume, writing sample, and transcript to this link.
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