PAID Criml Justice Research Intern Natl Conf State Legislatures

Paid Criminal Justice Research Intern, Criminal Justice Program, Natl Conf State Legislatures, Denver, CO

Research Intern provides research assistance for Criminal Justice Program. Includes fielding, researching, responding to information requests from legislative offices; tracking, summarizing state legislation; other special-project research and writing to objectively inform state legislative crime policies. Uses legislative databases, commercial legal databases and other on-line systems. Includes interaction with staff and members of state legislatures. The intern will work under the supervision of NCSL Criminal Justice Program staff.

Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and be currently enrolled in law school or a graduate program. Research, policy analysis, or legal support experience preferred. Knowledge of or experience with criminal justice system and/or criminal law or policy is desirable. Interest in legislatures, policy-making process desirable.

Anticipated start date is July 1, 2017, and could last up to one year. Candidate should be available for a regular, part-time schedule through the 2017/2018 academic year.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter highlighting skills and qualifications to: no later than Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

Compensation: $15 an hour, 12-16 hours per week. Many colleges and universities will give academic credit for internships. It is the student’s responsibility to contact his or her adviser and obtain academic credit within the institution’s guidelines.

By Andrea Montague
Andrea Montague Career / Student Development Consultant Andrea Montague