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Georgetown University Law Center
111 F. St. N.W.
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 6 Full-time, Unpaid
Timeframe: ? — 04/10/11
DescriptionThe Criminal Justice Clinic at Georgetown Law represents indigent clients charged with crimes in the District of Columbia. For anyone contemplating a career in law or criminal justice, this internship is an excellent opportunity for hands-on learning and experience in the field. Interns have an opportunity to learn about the law by being involved in all aspects of its practice. Also, interns are surrounded by law students and professors who are willing to speak candidly about life as a law student and lawyer. All Clinic members are committed to ensuring that investigative interns receive an educational and rewarding experience. As a result, interns leave with a fuller understanding of the legal system and specifically of the criminal justice process. They also are able to make informed decisions about whether or not this work is appropriate for them, and have a source for recommendations and job advice when they leave.
Responsibilities-Assist attorneys with legal research
-Obtain government and court documents
-Testify in court
Requirements-Must be a current undergraduate student of recent graduate of an accredited university.
-Legal experience is a plus, but not required
-Must be able to commit to the full internship term