Position Title: Legal Intern
Commissioner Allison Clements is hiring a legal intern for her office at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The position is full-time and will run for a minimum of 8 weeks between May and August 2021. We will consider shorter periods of time, on a case-by-case basis, if the applicant is interested in splitting their summer with another organization. Although the position is unpaid, our office will support an application for course credit or public interest funding through the applicant’s law school.
Major duties of this position include:
· Reviewing and analyzing Commission orders
· Preparing memos summarizing legal issues arising under the Federal Power Act, Natural Gas Act, and National Environmental Policy Act of 2005
· Working on the Commissioner’s speeches and separate statements
· Assist with other projects as assigned
Who May be considered:
1st and 2nd year law students
How to Apply:
Applicants should submit a resume, a transcript, a writing sample, and a list of three references. Applicants in their first year of law school should also include an undergraduate transcript. Applications should be submitted to Alexander.DeTaboada@ferc.gov with the subject line “2021 Summer Internship Application.” We will consider applications on a rolling basis.
Additional Information: U.S. Citizenship is required. Volunteers will undergo a background investigation. Additionally, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FERC is currently operating in a 100% remote environment, which includes this position. Students will be able to telework from their current location.