25 Summer jobs and internships still available!

Summer is almost here, but there are still plenty of opportunities to find a job – below are just a few! When you are on the verge of landing a position—e.g., preparing for an interview, or awaiting the results of an interview that went well—please let us know so we can try to help you across the finish line.  We are regularly in touch with the professional community and there may be information we can share or other steps we can take to help you.  To seek our help in this way, please email us at careers@law.du.edu.  While we may not be able to make a difference in every instance, it is always worth checking with us.  Best of luck with your job search and we look forward to hearing from you!

COLORADO POSITIONS

Zonies Law LLC is searching for a part-time law clerk to assist with legal research and drafting. You will work directly with the attorneys on projects of varying size.  Ideal candidate will be well organized, detail oriented, and interested in litigation. This position is number 14791 in Symplicity and closes TOMORROW, May 17, 2017.

The Denver District Attorney’s Office Cold Case Unit is looking for summer interns! This position will extend beyond the summer. There is one paid position and one volunteer position. Externship credit could be received for the Fall semester. This position is number 14798 in Symplicity and closes on May 19, 2017.

The Swan Law Office is seeking a Law Clerk. Small law firm specializing in construction law, business law, real estate and estate planning.  Law clerk will work this summer on estate planning and business law matters.  Position is to begin in June and last through end of July. On-campus interviews will take place on Tuesday May 23. This position is number 14909 in Symplicity and closes on May 19, 2017.

Investor Exchange Services is accepting applications for a part-time 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchange Coordinator. The coordinator will assist with the documentation of 1031 Exchange transactions; create, maintain, and close files; manage and maintain master spreadsheets; and much more. This position is number 14801 in Symplicity and closes on May 20, 2017.

AECOM’s Labor & Employment team is actively seeking Summer Associates to work in our south Denver (Tech Center) office location (starting Summer 2017).  Summer Associates will have the opportunity to take part in ever-increasing challenges and responsibilities on a wide variety of matters key to AECOM’s success.  If you are a law student who will have completed your first year of law school prior to the Summer of 2017 and have an interest in working in-house handling labor and employment matters at a premier, global leader in the engineering, design, and construction industry, we urge you to apply.  This position is number 14812 in Symplicity and closes on May 20, 2017.

Colorado Legal Services is searching for a Summer Law Intern. The Migrant Division of Colorado Legal Services (CLS) is a statewide division that provides legal representation to migrant farm workers. Duties of interns will include outreach to labor camps throughout the state; intake and interviewing; informal advocacy on behalf of workers concerning wages, working conditions (including human trafficking), housing and immigration.  Interns will also assist with legal research and writing related to current litigation. This position is number 14819 in Symplicity and closes on May 21, 2017.

Englewood City Attorney’s Office is looking for a City Attorney Intern. In this exciting opportunity the intern will collaborate with the City Attorney and Deputy City Attorney on everyday City dealings as well as work with upper level leadership throughout the City of Englewood. The intern will spend a substantial amount of time doing research and writing. This position is number 14918 in Symplicity and closes on May 24, 2017.

The Law Office of Thomas A. Ramunda Jr. LLC, located in Parker, specializing in Family and Criminal Law, is seeking a part-time contract research and writing assistant. Owner is a 1992 graduate of DU law, who post-graduation practiced as a Public Defender for 8 years and has been operating a small practice with a Parker and DTC location since 2000. Most assignments can be accomplished remotely.  Flexible schedule, diverse exposure to family and criminal arenas. This position is number 14863 in Symplicity and closes on May 31, 2017.

Sara Scott Law, a family law solo practitioner in the midst of expanding her practice, is searching for a paid Law Clerk. Ideal candidate would have outstanding research and writing skills, interest in learning about starting a practice, and be a self-starter. The position would involve a lot of memo drafting on various subjects, sitting in on client interviews, accompanying attorney to hearings, and perhaps some client intake, depending on the client. This position is number 14945 in Symplicity and closes on May 31, 2017.

First American Title Insurance Company is looking for a Graduate Intern. The intern will work in a program designed to help graduate and legal students gain experience and develop the technology, professional and interpersonal skills that will be invaluable throughout their career. Interns are given exposure by working in a corporate environment within the Financial/Title Industry-balanced with intern-specific activities, executive level presentations and networking opportunities-while under the close supervision and guidance of their manager or in-house counsel for the Underwriting program. 2L and 3L law students in the Underwriting program will work on assignments related to Real Estate Law. This position is number 14860 in Symplicity and closes on June 1, 2017.

Defenders of Wildlife offers Internship positions in our Legal division in both Washington, DC and Denver, CO for highly qualified individuals with a commitment to a career in wildlife conservation. These legal internships are designed to provide a range of administrative and programmatic experience on conservation issues of national significance. Interns will occasionally attend hearings, seminars, and working meetings to develop and implement strategies. This is an opportunity to work closely with seasoned litigators and conservation professionals on a wide variety of projects and gain valuable experience. This position is number 13636 in Symplicity and closes on June 1, 2017.

The Law Office of Jason Flores-Williams is searching for an intern this Summer to assist in all phases of the Homeless Class Action civil rights suit against the City of Denver. The intern will hit the streets to identify class action members and take their affidavits and will assist with trial preparation and litigation strategy. From going to a thrift store to buy a suit for a witness to generating sections of our Opposition to Denver’s Motion for Summary Judgment, the intern will experience all aspects of this class action civil rights suit. This position is number 14906 in Symplicity and closes on June 8, 2017.

Life Time Fitness seeks a paid law clerk for its division headquarters in Louisville, CO.  Corporate law experience and an interest in international law and privacy law are preferred. This position is number 14922 in Symplicity and closes on June 11, 2017.

The Colorado Juvenile Defender Center (CJDC) is requesting applications for one summer intern. This internship is primarily focused on providing direct services to indigent individuals who have experienced barriers to employment as a result of their involvement in the juvenile justice system. This position is number 14911 in Symplicity and closes on June 14, 2017.

The Civil Rights Litigation Group is looking for a 2L, 3L, or recent grad with an avid interest in civil rights litigation for a paid summer internship. Student must possess excellent research/writing skills, detail orientation, and demonstrable commitment to civil rights issues such as rectifying police misconduct and/or prisoner abuse. Preference will go to candidates who have taken a civil rights course, federal litigation course, and/or civil rights clinic. This position is number 14946 in Symplicity and closes on June 16, 2017.

Family Court Compliance is searching for a Legal Tech Entrepreneur. FCC is a startup with great ambitions in Family Law. Some desired attributes of those individuals are: passion for making a difference, outside the box vision, willingness to challenge the status quo, thoughtful, intelligent, personable, motivated and idealistic. This is a part time position for the summer that will include project oriented research, writing and interfacing with IAALS and Colorado Judiciary.  The role will be part product manager, part marketer, part advocate and part project manager. This position is number 14935 in Symplicity and closes on June 30, 2017.

The HUD Denver Region Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) is seeking unpaid student volunteers to work on a full or part-time basis throughout the school year and in the summer. You will be supervised by attorneys, and gain real-world experience in fair housing complaint investigations and reviews of HUD-funded state and local entities for compliance with civil-rights related programmatic requirements. This position is number 4320 in Symplicity and closes on July 3, 2017.

Growing general solo practice looking for self motivated individual for a Part-Time Associate or Paid Student-to-Hire Position interested or curious about hanging his or her own shingle after law school or learning about the ins-and-outs of becoming a solo-practitioner. The ideal individual is someone who wants to act like and be treated as an attorney. Someone who knows when to listen and when to speak.  He or she will know how to show and earn respect.  He or she must enjoy a hands-on real-world experience. This position is number 14555 in Symplicity and closes on July 24, 2017.

Metro Volunteer Lawyers is accepting applications for a Volunteer Internship. MVL handles a high volume of clients, and needs help primarily with family law cases. Externs will experience cases from the initial filing to the final permanent orders hearing. Externs will become familiar with standard Dissolution of Marriage and Allocation of Parental Responsibilities forms, as well as the basic procedural framework for these types of cases. This position is number 12759 in Symplicity and closes on December 31, 2017.

The Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge seeks a motivated student to serve as a summer intern. The intern will work directly with the judge himself, the office’s three staff attorneys, and administrative staff. Duties will likely include drafting attorney discipline opinions and procedural orders and writing legal research memos. This position is number 12162 in Symplicity and closes on March 30, 2018.

The U.S. Marine Corps continues to accept applications for the Marine Corps Officer Programs. As a Marine Corps Judge Advocate, you will immediately be given the responsibilities of maintaining your own caseload and advising Marines on legal issues. While most new civilian attorneys are relegated to research duty on cases tried by others, you will be building your skills and acquiring real legal experience in the courtroom. This position is number 14888 in Symplicity and closes on May 4, 2018.

NATIONWIDE POSITIONS

The Environmental Defense Fund is seeking a Clean Energy Intern in Austin, Texas. EDF offers internships and fellowships for students and recent graduates in a variety of programs and departments throughout the organization. The ultimate goal of our internship and fellowship program is to provide high-quality experiences (including relevant projects and opportunities for networking) that form the foundation for any individual who is serious about pursuing an environmental career. This position is number 14854 in Symplicity and closes on May 22, 2017.

The Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center in El Paso, Texas is searching for a Paid Summer Clerk. There is a 4K stipend available for a 10 week law clerkship. Ideal candidate is interested in getting into immigration court, legal research and writing, and community outreach. This position is number 14942 in Symplicity and closes on June 16, 2017.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations in Chicago, Illinois is looking for a Civil Rights Law Clerk & Intern. Interns and Externs will work closely with the Civil Rights Director, Litigation Director, and/or Staff Attorney on resolving cases of discrimination reported to CAIR-Chicago. This position is number 7217 in Symplicity. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

INTERNATIONAL! The U.S. Army is accepting applications for the Judge Advocate General’s Corp. The U.S. Army JAG Corps offers a broad-based legal practice and rewarding professional environment. You will have immediate responsibility for your clients and caseload, an opportunity to sharpen your courtroom skills, and great quality of life for you and your family. Whether motivated by patriotism, love of a challenge, the desire to travel, or a thirst for adventure, you will grow a solid base of experience as a Judge Advocate upon which to build your future successes. This position is number 9385 in Symplicity. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

By John McKee
John McKee Career Consultant John McKee