Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Law internships

Law Intern Opportunities

Opportunities are available in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the U.S. Department of Justice for qualified candidates interested in summer law internships or academic semester law internships (sometimes called "externships"). Law interns work directly with attorneys on cutting edge legal issues relating to computer crime and intellectual property crime. Typical intern projects have involved researching novel legal issues, drafting litigation documents for active cases, analyzing policy proposals, and helping to draft Section publications.

Qualifications:
Interns must be enrolled in an accredited law school and must have:

  • a strong academic background;
  • excellent research and writing skills;
  • interest in criminal issues; and
  • experience, knowledge, or interest in computers, telecommunications networks or other emerging technologies.

Summer Interns must have completed at least one year of law school and be willing to commit ten to twelve weeks (full-time) to CCIPS. In special circumstances, CCIPS may consider a shorter commitment.

Semester-based Interns must have completed at least one semester of law school and be willing to commit 15-20 hours a week to CCIPS. In special circumstances, CCIPS may consider a shorter commitment. CCIPS will consider semester "full time" positions from law students who attend law schools with formal externship programs.

Because of the sensitive nature of the work, applicants must pass a background check before a formal offer for an internship can be extended.

All internships are unpaid.

Application Process:
Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, a short or partial writing sample (not to exceed 10 pages), three references, and law school transcript (when available).

Submission of application materials by email is preferred. Please send your application to ccips.interns@usdoj.gov. If you wish to fax your materials, application materials may be faxed to (202) 514-6113; ATTENTION: Intern Hiring Coordinator.

If you wish to send by the mail, please send to:
U.S. Department of Justice
10th & Constitution Ave., NW
Criminal Division, (Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section)
John C. Keeney Building, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20530

Approximate Application Timetable:

Summer: Apply by January 9
Fall/Winter: Apply by July 1
Spring: Apply by November 1

Because interviews are scheduled on a rolling basis, early applications are helpful.

The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

Above was copied from http://www.cybercrime.gov//hiring.html .  The Department of Justice, of course, does not retain a copyright.

Please follow and like us:
error

Tags: , , ,

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Authors

Untitled Document
Professor William Snyder

Professor William C. Snyderis a member of the faculty of the Institute for National Security and Counter-terrorism at Syracuse University after fifteen years with the United States Department of Justice.

Ryan D. White

Ryan D. WhiteRyan is currently a third year law student at Syracuse University College of Law, and is also pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Ryan spent time with Homeland Security Investigations while pursuing his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University, and spent his first summer of law school as clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York. He is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and participates in the Veteran’s Legal Clinic. Full biography

Shelby E. Mann

Ryan D. WhiteShelby is a second year law student at the Syracuse University College of Law. She is the 2018-9 Editor in Chief of the Syracuse Law Review, as well as a member of the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and the senior editor for the Syrian Accountability Project. During her final year at the University of Missouri, she served as a full-time news producer for ABC 17 News. Shelby spent her first summer of law school at the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office in Memphis, Tenn., in the Public Corruption and Economic Crimes Unit. Full biography

Christopher w. FolkChristopher W. Folk

is a 2017 graduate of SU College of Law. A non-traditional student, Christopher returned to academia after spending nearly twenty years in the high tech industry. Christopher served in the Marine Corps, graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. In Applied Economics and Business Management, attended Northeastern University’s High-Tech MBA Program and received a M.S. In Computer Information Systems. Christopher previously worked in Software Engineering. Christopher is currently serving his second term as Town Justice for the Town of Waterloo. Christopher externed with a Cybersecurity firm in the Washington, D.C. area between his first and second year at SU College of Law. Full biography

Anna Maria Castillo

Anna Maria Castillois 2016 graduate of Syracuse College of Law. She also holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She has interned at a London-based think-tank that specializes in transnational terrorism and global security and at the legal department of a defense contractor. She served as an executive editor in the Syracuse Law Review. Full biography

Jennifer A. CamilloJennifer A. Camillo

is a 2015 graduate of Syracuse College of Law and is a prosecutor. She has served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York and the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office and as an extern in the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office. She was a member of the Syracuse National Trial Team and was awarded the Tiffany Cup by the New York Bar Association for her trial advocacy achievements.

Tara J. PistoreseTara J. Pistorese

holds Juris Doctor and Masters of Public Administration degrees from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and its College of Law. She wrote for this blog when a student. She is now a member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.

Benjamin Zaiser

is both a scholar and a Federal Agent of the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany. (Opinions expressed here are his own and not any part of official duty.) Full biography

Categories

RSS
Follow by Email
Facebook
LinkedIn