George Washington University 2018 Summer Legal Advocacy Interns

Public Knowledge is currently hiring up to four legal advocacy interns for summer 2018 with funding by the George Washington University Law School. Applicants must be current law students and have a demonstrated interest in the policy making process and public interest technology policy, including issues arising under internet, telecommunications, copyright, patent, privacy, and international law. 

Internships will begin on or about May 14, lasting for 10 weeks, ending on or about July 20, 2017. GW Law will provide a stipend of $4,000 to each intern.

To apply, send a cover letter (including your experience and interest in public interest work), resume, list of references, law school transcript (unofficial or official), and a writing sample or excerpts of less than five pages to recruiting@publicknowledge.org. Applications will be considered and positions filled on a rolling basis. Applications will not be considered after March 15 2018.

About Public Knowledge:

Public Knowledge is a nonprofit technology policy organization that promotes freedom of expression, an open internet, and access to affordable communications tools and creative works. We challenge barriers to people’s rights to fairly create, access, own, and use content and innovative technologies by providing resources to policy makers and the public.

Our modes of advocacy include outreach to the U.S. Congress, the Executive Branch, and administrative agencies, filing administrative comments, submitting amicus briefs, hosting public education events, building coalitions, and writing white papers and blog posts. Legal advocacy interns participate in all aspects of our work.

For more general information about PK’s advocacy training program, click here