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The Washington, D.C. Office of Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, is seeking legal fellows to work with her legislative team.

The Congresswoman is a Member of the House Judiciary Committee and the Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Immigration Integrity, Security and Enforcement. Fellows will work closely with the office’s Legislative Counsel and other staff, and duties will entail conducting legal research, drafting materials related to hearings and votes, and providing other assistance as needed. Issue areas will include oversight over federal agencies, protecting civil rights and civil liberties, courts, criminal justice, voting rights, intellectual property, privacy and antitrust.

This fellowship is unpaid and must be done for academic law school credit. Part-time and full-time applicants will be considered, but a minimum of 16 hours/week is required. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, new Americans, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please email a (1) resume, (2) cover letter, (3) writing sample, and (4) list of three references with email contacts to Jayapal.DCInternships@mail.house.gov.

Please send all application documents in a single PDF file and include “Legal Fellow – FirstName Last Name” in the subject line.