Career Opportunities  
  The Brandeis Center is always interested in reviewing candidates for various positions, including civil rights attorneys, fellows, clerks or interns.  Unfortunately, due to the volume of inquiries, LDB generally cannot respond to candidates who are not selected for interviews.  LDB is an equal opportunity employer.
 

Civil Rights Legal Clerks

Location: Washington, D.C. Telework available for Clerk who prefer to work from alternative locations.

Term: Clerkships are available for the Summer term, for half-summer terms, or for one academic semester. 


Principal duties: Depending on skills, interest and abilities, Clerk’s duties are likely to include some combination of the following: researching substantive issues of federal and state law; analyzing legislative, regulatory, and other public policy issues; drafting legal memoranda and policy materials; assisting in the preparation of scholarly writings and practical guides; writing editorial submissions for news periodicals and blogs; assisting in the preparation of legal complaints, briefs, and related documents; and engaging in social media activities. Additional duties include interacting with complainants, witnesses, government officials, public interest advocates, other nonprofit organizations, university administrators, and/or the public; assisting in the preparation of conferences, workshops, lectures and symposia; preparing continuing legal education materials; and generally providing trusted legal and policy support.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have excellent academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school and maintain the highest standards of integrity; exhibit excellence in legal analysis, policy analysis and writing; and display, at all times and to all persons, a courteous, professional and cooperative attitude.


Travel: Extensive travel may be required up to 80%.


Compensation: Position is unpaid. 


Application Process and Timing: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a resume by electronic mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). After resume review, the Brandeis Center may request two writing samples demonstrating writing ability and relevant analytic skills, as well a list of references. No phone calls or faxes, please.

The Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc., is an equal employment employer.

 
   
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Advisory Board Spotlight
 

Walter Reich
Walter Reich is the Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Professor of International Affairs, Ethics and Human Behavior, and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, at The George Washington University; a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center; and a former Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
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