July 27, 2021
U.S. Representative David N. Cicilline is seeking part-time, remote legal interns/externs for the fall 2021 semester to work with his legislative team. Interns/externs will work closely with the office’s Legislative Counsel and other staff, and duties will entail conducting legal research, drafting materials related to hearings and votes, observing and helping prepare for House Judiciary Committee hearings, and providing other assistance as needed. Primary issue areas will include constitutional law, oversight over federal agencies, criminal justice, gun violence prevention, voting rights, immigration, intellectual property, privacy, financial services, and women’s issues/reproductive rights. This position is open to rising 2L and 3L law students in good academic standing. Students must be able to receive academic credit for the internship and are expected to work 2-3 days per week. This position will be completely remote but will entail frequent communication and collaboration with Legislative Counsel and other staff. Women, individuals belonging to minority communities, LGBTQ+ individuals, individuals with disabilities, and those with Rhode Island ties are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, please email a (1) resume, (2) cover letter, (3) three-to-five-page writing sample, (4) unofficial law school transcript, and (5) list of three references with email contacts to RI01LegalInterns@gmail.com by August 6, 2021. Please send all application documents in a single PDF file and include “Legal Intern Application” in the subject line.