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Updated 12/01/2017 by Debbie Schockett

Department
Federal Affairs 
Location Name
DC Office
Opportunity Name
Regulatory Intern-Federal Affairs
Contact Person
Jocelyn Ziemian
Contact Email
jziemian@hslf.org
Minimum age to work independently
18
Position Description
Description

Please note your preferred start and end dates in your cover letter. The deadline for applications for the Summer 2018 session is Friday, April 13th, 2018. We are no longer accepting applications for the Spring 2018 session. Thank you.

To foster a deeper understanding of numerous animal protection issues, the legislative and regulatory process, and the work at the Humane Society Legislative Fund (HSLF) while receiving job training and an educational experience.

Required Trainings
 "HSUS 301"
Special Skills Needed For This Opportunity

Strong intern applicants have a passion for making a difference in the lives of animals and meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a second- or third-year law student with superior legal research and writing skills
  • Thoroughly experienced with online legal research tools such as Lexis and Westlaw research systems and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English
  • Preferably have a background in administrative law, environmental law, or animal law
Location
Location Name
DC Office
Street Address
1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450
City
Washington
State
District of Columbia
ZIP/Postal Code
20037
Location Classification
DC Offices
What type of schedule?
Flexible
Start Date
08/14/2017