Applications for this paid summer position are due FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23, 2018.
Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume, along with three written recommendations concerning the applicant’s research and writing skills and suitability for the position. Submit via Symplicity. Search for Job #16017
An exceptional first or second year law student from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver or from the University of Colorado Law School will be selected as the recipient of the 2018 Hill & Robbins Paid Internship.
The Hill & Robbins Internship was established in 1996 to encourage law students to do work in the public interest. This year’s Hill & Robbins Intern will be placed with the Colorado Lawyers Committee and will have an opportunity to work on various pro bono public interest projects relating to poverty issues and children.
The first portion of the Internship is 100 hours of work during the spring semester of 2018 for which time the Intern is paid at the rate of $10 per hour. The second phase is full-time work for ten weeks during the summer of 2018. For this effort, the student will receive a $4,000 stipend.
The Intern will be required to have strong analytic, research and writing skills as well as the ability to work well with people. The Hill & Robbins Intern should be an individual with absolute reliability, initiative, responsibility and a strong commitment to public interest law.
The 2018 Intern will work under the supervision of Constance C. Talmage, Esq., Executive Director of the Colorado Lawyers Committee. The Lawyers Committee is a consortium of more than 70 law firms dedicated to providing and increasing opportunities for children, the poor, and other disadvantaged communities through advocacy, negotiation, and litigation. For a complete description of the Colorado Lawyers Committee, please visit www.ColoradoLawyersCommittee.org.
The application deadline is FRIDAY February 23, 2018, 11:59 pm. Interviews will be held in late February and early March of 2018.