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Law Clerk (Internship) – Legal

Location: Washington DC Headquarters

Duration: Spring semester 2022


Position Description

The law clerk will work closely with attorneys to produce legal research and writing on important worker issues, including labor and civil rights laws and related legal proceedings and legislation. The work of law clerks supports the goals of the union’s officers and staff, including to further organizing campaigns and engage in legislative advocacy at the federal and state level. Law clerks also assist in developing potential litigation and counseling decision-makers, including affiliate local unions and the UFCW’s regional and program-level staff. We involve law clerks as much as possible in discussions with attorneys and staff so that clerks may understand how their work fits into the union’s wider mission, and how unions develop strategies for organizing workers and advancing worker interests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Completion of one year of law school. Strong written and oral communication skills. Commitment to progressive social change, worker rights, the labor movement, and/or economic justice. 

Compensation/Salary

$20.00 per hour; at least 15 hours per week; and preferably 20 or more hours per week with as many consecutive hours per day and days per week as possible.

How To Apply

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, a writing sample/excerpt: http://www.dcjobs.com/j/59842662

Our Commitment To Diversity & Inclusion

UFCW is committed to staff diversity. We welcome qualified people of all backgrounds to apply. UFCW is an equal opportunity employer.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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