Law Clerks 226963
Senator Blumenthal (D-CT) is accepting law clerk applications for the spring 2022 semester. Applicants must either be currently enrolled in an accredited JD program or have received a JD from an accredited program. Demonstrated interest in public service is preferred. Law clerks serve on the legislative team that manages the Judiciary Committee portfolio for Senator Blumenthal, and are responsible for conducting legal and policy research, preparing written materials, drafting legislation, and advising staff and the Senator. Law clerks may also collaborate with other legislative teams on issues and matters outside the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee—depending on the needs of the office and the interests of the law clerk. Law clerks must be able to write quickly and clearly, be flexible in adjusting to changing circumstances and legislative priorities, and be self-starters capable of taking responsibility for complicated, ongoing projects. To apply, please submit, as a single PDF and in the following order, a one-page cover letter, a one-page resume, a three-page writing sample, and a current transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the job referral number in the subject line. In addition, please state in the body of your email submission: (i) your approximate start date, (ii) your approximate end date, and (iii) your approximate weekly hours. This is an unpaid position based in Washington, DC. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until October 29, 2021.
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