Below is a carefully curated list of opportunities for students interested in having a career in Tech, Law & Security. Feel free to contact us at techlawsec@wcl.american.edu.

Legal Intern Fall 2021 Deadline May 18

The Intern in the IHL Department at the Washington Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) provides research and writing on topics of IHL, other branches of international law, and US law as needed, thus contributing to the thematic and operational priorities of the legal team.

Tech Policy Fellow Deadline May 14

Representative Robin Kelly seeks a Tech Policy Fellow to aid the Congresswoman’s service as a Member of the Energy & Commerce Communication & Technology and Consumer Protection Subcommittees, and Chair of the Tech Accountability Caucus. Responsibilities include assisting the legislative team in preparing the Congresswoman for Committee hearings; developing and planning legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative developments in-portfolio within committees and on the House floor; planning and organizing briefings and other events; and other assigned tasks. Please send a resume, cover letter and a 1-2 page writing sample to ILStaffingResumes@gmail.com with “Tech Policy Fellow” in the subject line by Friday May 14, 2021. No phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.

Deputy Director, Security & Surveillance Project at Center for Democracy & Technology

This position offers an exciting opportunity to lead on challenging issues related to government surveillance and civil liberties and civil rights in the United States and around the world, including electronic surveillance under FISA, ECPA, and Executive Order 12333. Issue areas include preserving encryption on a global basis; advancing pro-privacy cybersecurity policy; regulating government use of emerging surveillance technologies such as facial recognition technology; resisting discriminatory surveillance of marginalized communities based on immigration status, race, religion or political views; challenging warrantless searches of cell phones at the border; and monitoring governmental responses to COVID-19 that may infringe on civil liberties and civil rights. The position is based five blocks from the White House, in CDT’s Washington, DC office (with remote work currently in effect due to COVID-19).

ABA internship Opportunities

The Standing Committee on Law and National Security conducts studies, sponsors programs and conferences, and administers working groups on law and national security related issues. The committee's activities are designed to assist policymakers, to educate lawyers, the media and the public, and to enable the committee to make recommendations to the American Bar Association governing body.

The standing committee provides research and advice on such subjects as: the congressional role in intelligence oversight, the legal system's ability to cope with transnational terrorism, the promotion of the rule of law in the intelligence and law enforcement communities, operations international law in the conduct of the military, and the role of law in preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Interns provide research in support of Committee initiatives. Strong writing skills required. 

Shipkevich PLLC

Shipkevich PLLC is seeking a well-rounded, highly motivated attorney with 1-3 years of experience for its New York City office. The successful candidate must have an active New York Bar License, strong academic credentials, and willingness to learn and gain experience from a success driven and dedicated team of attorneys who value mentorship.

Shipkevich represents a variety of clients from international corporations to small startup fintech businesses and individual clients in business disputes across the country. Shipkevich offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, complemented by a benefits package including Medical Insurance.

If you are an outstanding candidate, we invite you to send your cover letter and resume to recruiting@shipkevich.com.

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