on Mar 6, 2014 at 2:23 pm
SCOTUSblog is now accepting applications from current law students interested in interning with us. Details about the position’s qualifications and responsibilities, as well as how to apply, are below the jump.
The principal focus of the internship (which is a paid one) will be assisting Tom with the “Petition of the day” and “Petitions to watch” features on the blog and maintaining the case pages. This will require roughly ten to twenty hours of work a week on a flexible work schedule, which can be accomplished remotely. The position will begin in April, and the expected commitment would be through December 2014.
To qualify for the position, you must:
- Have a strong academic record
- Be currently enrolled in a J.D. or LL.M program (undergraduates are not eligible)
- 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
- 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.