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Volunteer Summer Legal Intern

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To be considered for this opportunity, a complete application, including all previous employment, with job duties listed, salary history, supervisory contacts and education is required. Blank fields and "See Attached Resume" will not be accepted. No exceptions. Failure to complete any section of the application may result in disqualification.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Volunteer Summer Legal Intern
Role Title Non-Classified
Job Open Date 09/01/2017
Job Close Date 03/01/2018
Open Until Filled No
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Unpaid
Agency Attorney General (141)
Agency Website www.ag.virginia.gov
Location Richmond (City) - 760
Sublocation
Position Number INT01
Job Posting Number 1028781
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Unpaid Intern
Job Type Detail Unpaid Intern - UI-1
Pay Band UG
Job Description

The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is accepting applications from 1L and 2L law students for the 2018 Summer Volunteer Legal Internship Program.

Legal interns in the Office of the Attorney General can expect to complete a multitude of various tasks during their assignment with the office. Interns are assigned to staff attorneys, who advise or represent one or more state agencies. Depending on the mentoring attorneys’ current case load, interns can expect to conduct legal research, draft memorandum, pleadings, and other legal documents, assist in organizing and collecting evidence, interview witnesses, and accompany attorneys to client meetings, board meetings, hearings, and court proceedings.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited law school.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements

The following documents must be attached to the application:

*Cover Letter (please include your three preferred work areas)
*Resume
*Writing Sample
*Law School Transcript

*A criminal background check will be conducted on successful candidate.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for this opportunity, a complete application, including all previous employment, with job duties listed, salary history, supervisory contacts and education is required. Blank fields and “See Attached Resume” will not be accepted. No exceptions. Failure to complete any section of the application may result in disqualification.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources
Phone
Fax Applications will not be accepted via fax.
Email Applications will not be accepted via email.
Address

Applications will not be accepted via U.S. Mail.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate your preferred areas to work from the list below:
    • Civil Litigation
    • Commerce, Environment & Technology
    • Criminal Justice & Public Safety
    • Health, Education & Social Services
    • Transportation, Real Estate & Construction
    • Solicitor General's Office
  6. * Please indicate the name of any organization or institution you anticipate receiving funding or assistance from during the internship period.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Other Document
Optional Documents