November 18, 2021
U.S. Representative David N. Cicilline is seeking part-time, remote legal interns for the spring 2022 semester to work with his legislative team. Interns 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, and providing other assistance as needed. 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 internship is open to current 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, people of color, 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. Please send all application documents in a single PDF file and include “Legal Intern Application” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.