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Resource: Listing of Public Interest Summer Jobs 2019

This attached document is a non-exhaustive list of public interest summer jobs for 2019. It is intended simply as an informal guide to assist your job search. It should not replace your own search and diligence on potential openings. For questions or to update information in this guide, please contact TechInstitute@law.georgetown.edu.


RA OPENINGS

RA Posting: Tech Institute Seeks Research Assistants for Spring 2019 
Open to current Georgetown Law students

The Tech Institute is looking for student research assistants to contribute to our policy work and active calendar of events during the Spring 2019 semester. RAs will work under the supervision of the Institute's Executive Director, Alexandra Givens, in partnership with the Institute's faculty, fellows and staff.  

RA positions are open to current students at Georgetown Law with an interest in the intersection of technology, law and public policy. No technical expertise is required, and we welcome students with diverse, non-tech interests who want to gain deeper understanding of how technology is affecting their area of policy and law.

View the full job description and application here.


RA Posting: Access to Justice Tech RAs for Spring 2019  
Open to current Georgetown Law students or Georgetown University students pursuing a relevant graduate degree

Georgetown’s Justice Lab and the Tech Institute are looking for student research assistants to contribute to our policy work around technology as a tool to promote access to justice. RAs will work directly with Professor Tanina Rostain, Institute Executive Director Alexandra Givens, and Adjunct Professor Mary McClymont.

View the full job description and application here.


RA Posting: Tech Institute Seeks Research Assistants for Work on Inclusive Innovation/Women's Entrepreneurship
Open to Georgetown students pursuing graduate or undergraduate studies

The Institute for Technology Law & Policy at Georgetown Law seeks a Research Assistant for Spring 2019 to work on inclusive innovation and women’s entrepreneurship.

The RA will provide research, policy, and administrative support for the Institute’s work on BEACON: The DC Women Founders’ Initiative, an initiative to make Washington DC the leading ecosystem in the country for women entrepreneurs.

View the full job description and application here.


summer openings

Summer Fellowship: Tech Institute Seeks Summer Fellows for Summer 2019
Open to students pursuing a JD degree or graduate studies in a related field

The Tech Institute is looking for one or more exceptional students to serve as Summer Fellows for summer 2019. The fellows will work under the supervision of the Institute's Executive Director, Alexandra Givens, in partnership with the Institute's faculty, fellows and staff.  

Summer Fellows are invited to select a research topic of their choosing for an in-depth research project, ideally leading to publication in a national outlet. In addition, the Fellow will assist the ongoing work of the Institute in one or more project areas.

The Fellowship is compensated and will run 10 weeks between May and August. Dates are negotiable. View the details here.


Summer Fellowship at Georgetown Center on Privacy & Technology
Open to J.D. students from Georgetown and other schools

The Georgetown Center on Privacy & Technology will offer one outstanding applicant a paid summer fellowship to conduct focused research and writing on a tech policy issue that affects historically disadvantaged communities. They also accept 1–2 additional summer law clerks or technologists, but they must either find an alternate source of funding or receive academic credit for their work over the summer. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until January 31, 2019.

View the full description here.


FULL-TIME POSITIONS

Job Posting: Institute Associate
Open to individuals with a J.D. degree and several years relevant experience

The Institute is hiring an Institute Associate to conduct original research, assist in convening policy workshops and events, and contribute to the administration and growth of the Institute. The Associate will work under the supervision of the Executive Director, in collaboration with the Institute’s resident and non-resident fellows.

This position is ideal for someone with several years of relevant experience who is looking to accelerate their career in technology law and policy. In partnership with the Executive Director, the Associate will:

  • Develop and conduct policy research in one or more areas;

  • Write and edit reports, op-eds, and blog posts, with an opportunity to engage in longer academic writing if you desire;

  • Organize workshops and convenings;

  • Engage with policymakers, civil society groups, academics and the private sector;

  • Supervise student research assistants and first-year fellows;

  • Carry out administrative support as needed, including assisting with event logistics, accounts management, and maintaining the Institute’s external communications; and

  • Support the Executive Director in grant-writing and pursuing development goals.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the intersection of technology, law and public policy, including questions of equity and governance. This is an excellent opportunity to develop deep expertise in one or more areas, and to contribute to the Institute’s research agenda and institutional direction as it continues to grow.

A law degree and several years’ experience in technology policy or a related field is preferred.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. View the full job description and application here.