HOUSE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS’ AFFAIRS
TITLE: Law Clerk, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (Majority)
SUMMARY: The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a Law Clerk. The law clerk will report to the General Counsel and will assist the General Counsel and Chief Investigative Counsel with oversight, investigative, and legislative activities.
The Committee law clerk will conduct original and legal research and draft memoranda and other written materials. The law clerk will attend relevant briefings, Committee hearings, and legislative markups. Qualified candidates will have strong research, writing, and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to meet deadlines.
This clerkship is remote and is open to current law students only. In an effort to build a diverse and more inclusive work environment, the committee strongly encourages veterans, minorities, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ candidates to apply. Compensation is available to students who meet House of Representatives paid internship requirements, to include being part of a demonstrated education program.
All candidates are required to complete an online application for consideration. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and diversity and inclusion statement. Applications will be accepted until July 30, 2021.
Diversity and inclusion statement: Please provide, in 250 words or less, a statement that explains: 1) How your past personal and/or professional experiences have contributed to your growth in understanding diversity, equity, and inclusion, and/or 2) How you would like to engage in diversity, equity and inclusion matters in this role.
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