The Reporters Committee is currently looking for a law student to serve as a legal intern. Interns report and write on free press and media law issues for its magazine, Web site and guidebooks and assist the staff of lawyers in conducting research to help reporters overcome legal hurdles covering the news.
The Reporters Committee provides its interns with regular opportunities to interact with working journalists, media lawyers and policymakers through seminars around Washington, D.C. Interns will attend Congressional hearings on Capitol Hill, hear arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal appellate courts and visit newsrooms and government agencies where they can learn firsthand about free-press issues.
Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and writing samples (3-5 clips and/or a short research paper) by January 31. A strong background in journalism is preferred. If interested in applying for the internship, send the requested information to: Internship Coordinator; The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100 Arlington, VA 22209 or email same to email@example.com