Summer internship opportunity at SCOTUSblog
on Jan 26, 2010 at 1:22 pm
SCOTUSblog is now accepting applications from current law students interested in interning with us in summer 2010.Â Details about the positionâ€™s qualifications and responsibilities and how to apply are below the jump.
Those students selected for the internship will have the opportunity to write, edit, and post blog content; to work closely with our team, including veteran reporter Lyle Denniston, who has been covering the Supreme Court since 1958; and to get a close-up look at the operations of the Supreme Court.
We are flexible about scheduing (hours per week and duration of internship), but ideally we’d like to have an intern work for a longer period of time, including the month of June.
Weâ€™ll take applications through February 20, 2010.Â Hiring decisions will be made by mid-March.
To qualify for the position, you must:
- Have a strong academic record;
- Be currently enrolled in a J.D. or LL.M program;
- Have a strong interest in learning about the U.S. Supreme Court and its workings;
- Have some experience working with (or at least interest in) blog or website technology;
- Have demonstrated excellent writing and editing skills; and
- Have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
To apply, please send us the following materials:
- Cover letter;
- Contact information for two references;
- A writing sample of, no more than five double-spaced pages, that has not been edited by anyone other than you;
- An official or unofficial law school transcript.
Application materials should be sent to me at AChristensen@howerussell.com, and must be received by February 20, 2010 for consideration.