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Tuesday, September 20, 2016
McGuireWoods/NLF Undergraduate Internship Program Spring 2017
16 hours (minimum) per week for 12 weeks Stipend: $1000
DEADLINE: November 15, 2016 at 6 pm Eastern
McGuireWoods LLP, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), and the NAPABA Law Foundation (NLF) invite you to apply for the McGuireWoods/NLF Undergraduate Internship Program. The Program supports students interested in the legal profession and helps students develop a commitment to advocacy on behalf of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community.
Internship Placement The Program seeks to achieve these goals by providing undergraduate students with meaningful internship experiences at the NAPABA and NLF offices in Washington, D.C. Compensation The intern will be awarded a stipend of $1,000 for the internship duration of 16 hours per week (minimum) for 12 weeks. Funding for this program is generously provided by McGuireWoods LLP
Conducting research on issues affecting APAs and the legal profession
Coordinating the activities of NAPABA’s committees on civil rights, immigration, community service, and pro bono issues
Attending events and meetings in the APA and legal community
Assisting with the planning and execution of special events such as the annual convention and lobby day
Performing other tasks to support NAPABA/NLF staff as necessary. Up to 50% of the intern’s time may be spent on projects for NLF
High degrees of resourcefulness, problem-solving, and initiative
Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects
Excellent writing skills
Keen attention to detail
Interest in law, events, and/or public policy
DEADLINE:November 15, 2016
To apply, email a cover letter, résumé, list of three references, and a writing sample in a single PDF document to AuriaJoy Asaria at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “McGuireWoods/NLF Undergraduate Internship.” The cover letter should discuss your interest in working at NAPABA and/or working on issues of importance to the APA community. Deadline to submit an application is November 15 at 6 p.m. Eastern.