SUMMER 2024 LAW CLERK at United States Senate

United States Senate


Mid Level

Not defined

12 Feb → 13 Mar

Job Description

Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) is accepting law clerk applications for the Summer 2024 semester. Applicants must either be currently enrolled in an accredited JD program or have recently received a JD from an accredited program. Demonstrated interest in public service is preferred. Senator Padilla offers law clerkships in his Washington D.C. office. Law Clerks’ responsibilities will include conducting research, drafting memoranda, tracking legislation, preparing for committee hearings, evaluating court decisions and legal trends, and assisting counsel with Senator Padilla’s portfolio on the Judiciary Committee. Law clerks must be able to write quickly and clearly, be flexible in adjusting to changing circumstances and legislative priorities, and be self-starters capable of taking responsibility for complicated, ongoing projects. The office is an equal employment opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate Rules, regulations and applicable federal laws. The office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other factors.

How To Apply

To apply, please submit, as a single PDF and in the following order, a one-page cover letter, a one-page resume, a three-page writing sample, and a current transcript to [email protected] indicating the job referral number in the subject line. In your cover letter, please note (i) your approximate start date, (ii) your approximate end date, and (iii) your approximate weekly hours. Inquiries may be directed to [email protected]. This is a position based in Washington, DC. Applications for the Summer semester will be considered on a rolling basis until March 1, 2024.


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