Senator Schumer seeks law clerks for his Senate Judiciary Sub-Committee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security staff for the summer of 2013. Current law students are welcome to apply for these unpaid positions. Law clerks typically conduct research and assist in drafting legislation related to topics under the Judiciary Committee’s jurisdiction, including but not limited to immigration policy, oversight of the Department of Justice and the administration of the courts (including nominations), antitrust and consumer protection, crime and the criminal justice system, and national security. Past law clerks have prepared for Supreme Court confirmation hearings, drafted questions for Committee and Subcommittee hearings, and researched a wide variety of policy issues to develop into legislation. Law clerks work closely with Senator Schumer’s Chief Counsel and other Judiciary Committee Counsels.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume (as a pdf) to Daniel Rudofsky of the Senator’s staff at firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is 01/15/2013.
Don’t forget to make an appointment with career services to review your cover letter and resume before submission!