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Law Student Internships
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Washington Field Office, Hearings Unit

Work Description: Law Clerks for EEOC Administrative Judges in Washington, D.C.:

  • Draft rulings on motions involving discovery disputes, evidentiary matters, and witnesses; draft summary judgment decisions and decisions following hearings.
  • Conduct legal research on complex issues; prepare legal memoranda analyzing discrimination cases involving Title VII, ADA, ADEA, and EPA.
  • Assist in settlement conferences, pre-hearing conferences, and hearings.

Requirements:

  • Completion of two or more of the following courses: civil procedure, legal research and writing, evidence, trial practice.
  • Excellent writing skills, energetic attitude and interest in performing substantive legal work.

Salary: Unpaid. Academic credit or funding may be available through law school.

Starting date: Several positions are available at the beginning of the summer and each semester (spring and fall).

Application: Submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, and transcript to Administrative Judge Richard Schneider via fax at 202-419-0701, via e-mail at richard.schneider@eeoc.gov , or via mail to:

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Washington Field Office, Hearings Unit
131 M Street, NE
Fourth Floor, Suite 4NWO2F
Washington, DC 20507-0100

For more information, call 202-419-0732 or go to The EEOC Washington Field Office.