Summer Law Clerk Internship

internship - full time, paid

Partners In Diversity Incorporated
Portland, OR
Closed
Posted 73 Days ago
Partners In Diversity Incorporated
Portland, OR
internship - full time, paid
Posted 73 Days ago
Closed

Description

Summer Law Clerk (Internship) Metro, Portland, Oregon Job - Government Post Date: 05/01/2019 Close Date: 05/10/2019 Deadline to apply: May 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm, PDT Salary: $20.00 hourly Position Summary: As a summer law clerk, you will assist attorneys in the Office of Metro Attorney by providing legal services to the entire Metro organization, including all departments, commissions, department directors, agency staff, the Chief Operating Officer, the Council and the Auditor. These legal services include research, evaluation, analysis, and advice on regional municipal law, including work related to urban and transportation planning, solid waste and recycling, regional parks, labor and employment, and other matters of municipal law. This is a paid internship. Preference is given to students interested in working as part of a work-study, stipend, or grant program. Interns may be eligible to receive academic credit from an educational institution. A commitment of ten weeks full-time during the summer is required. At Metro, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive. Minimum Requirements: Successful completion of at least one year of classes at an accredited law school Knowledge and proficiency at computer word processing and electronic legal research Application process: Application deadline for Summer 2019 is May 10, 2019. Late applications will be accepted, but will only be considered if the internship has not yet been filled. To apply, submit the following by email to: Liset Ba�uelos, Legal Assistant liset.banuelos@oregonmetro.gov 1. Resume (with current GPA) 2. Cover letter 3. References (please provide two or three, including names, addresses, current daytime phone numbers and the nature of your relationship with the reference. Written reference is not required, but may be included at the applicant's option.) 4. Writing sample 5. Funding source information, if applicable Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Complete details: www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs

Skills

legal research, microsoft word, government, writing, municipal law, legal service, employment, analysis, organization, attorneys, advice, word processing, lexis, immigration law, intellectual property

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