Spring 2006 Legal Externship Opportunity
Litigation Externship Opportunity:
The Aviation, Environmental & Regulatory Litigation Division
of the City of Chicago Department of Law wishes to offer
a Spring-Term externship to a 711-licensed 2L or 3L. As
our division title suggests, we practice in the areas of
aviation, environmental and other regulatory law; our attorneys
also handle consumer services, utilities/telecommunications,
intellectual property, financial and other matters in federal
and state court and before numerous administrative agencies.
This externship will involve legal research, writing, and
the opportunity to gain courtroom experience by preparing
and litigating administrative cases. Extern must be available
16 hours per week, including 1 full day or 2 half days Mondays-Wednesdays
and a full day (9:00 to 5:00 ) on Thursdays, as our primary
administrative court call is a Thursday call.
Please forward your 1-page resume, a legal writing sample,
and a list of 2 references (with telephone numbers, please)
in 3 separate e-mails to avoid blocking software to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please call Dori McDonald, Assistant
Corporation Counsel, at (312) 742-0306.
Public Interest Environmental Law Firm in Alaska
Because this is a salaried position, it is not possible
to participate in the for-credit Legal Externship Program.
Trustees for Alaska
A Nonprofit Public Interest Law/Firm Providing Counsel
to Protect and Sustain Alaska’s Environment
Trustees for Alaska is offering paid environmental law
summer positiions (internships) to interested law students
who have a demonstrated commitment to the public interest
and the environment. Second and third-year law students
with coursework in administrative and environmental law
are preferred. Trustees provides a full spectrum of public
interest law experience to its interns, including research,
writing, client contact, drafting legal documents, and court
appearances, depending on client and case needs. Commitment
extends over ten weeks; start and end dates are negotiable.
Internships pay $286.00/week, but education makes up for
low pay. Interns find their own housing, but trustees staff
will try to help find leads on possible living arrangements.
Trustees for Alaska is a non-profit, public interest environment
law firm that has been providing legals services in Alaska
for over 30 years. Trustees provides counsel to local, regional
and national conservation organizations, Alaska Native villages
and tribal councils, fishing organizations, and others in
environmental and natural resource matters. The work generally
focuses on state and federal laws concerning oil and gas
leasing, exploration and development, clear air and water,
marine and terrestrial conservation, energy, land use, public
lands, forestry, and transportation.
If you are interested in a internship with Trustees for
Alaska, please postmark your application no later than December
16, 2005, though earlier is better as we review applications
as they arrive. Electronic applications are encouraged and
may be sent to mailto: email@example.com.
Please include a cover letter, resume, transcript, short
writing sample, and reference list to Ben Weaver, Paralegal.
The snail mail address is 1026 W. 4th Avenue, #201, Anchorage,
JUDICIAL EXTERNSHIPS: SPRING 2006 SEMESTER
The applications for Spring 2006 Judicial Externships
will be available both in the Law Offices Reception Area
(Room 600) and in the Career Services Offices
as of Monday, September 19th.
Completed applications should be submitted to Ms.
Carole Ross, Secretary to Professor Gross, Room 612, Law
Offices, by Thursday, October 6, 2005, at 5:00 p.m.
EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR 3Ls
SPRING 2006 SEMESTER: EXTERNSHIPS WITH U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE,
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
If you are interested in exposure to and possible participation
in federal trial and appellate practice while assisting the
U.S. Attorney’s Office in handling its multitude of important
cases, please pick up an application from Professor Gross
in Room 617.
Completed applications must be received at the Office
of the U.S. Attorney by Monday, September 26, 2005. The
reason for this accelerated date is because each accepted
extern must go through a security clearance, which takes
To receive law school credit for this externship, should
you be selected by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, you must
enroll in the law school’s Legal Externship Program. The
law school’s externship applications for spring semester,
2006, will be available in mid-October in Room 600 Law Offices
reception area and in the Career Services office.
Professor Gross will
be happy to answer any questions you may have about either
the Externship Program or the externship position with the
U.S. Attorney’s Office.
For a complete description of all clinical programs, please
visit the Law Offices' Home Page at http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.