Job Overview

Summary


The Postal Regulatory Commission has an exciting internship opportunity for a law student.

The Postal Regulatory Commission is an independent agency that is part of the executive branch of the Federal government.  As a small agency, we provide the opportunity to work in a professional and collegial environment with talented and committed staff and to directly contribute to the Commission’s mission, which, in part, is to develop and maintain regulations for a modern system of rate regulation, consult with the Postal Service on delivery service standards and performance measures, consult with the Department of State on international postal policies, prevent cross-subsidization or other anticompetitive postal practices and promote transparency and adjudicate complaints.

The legal intern will be involved in a variety of entry-level assignments designed to provide insight into the challenges and opportunities available in a law office in the Federal government.  The legal intern program is designed to develop and provide training and work opportunities for law students.

Legal interns will be responsible for carrying out legal assignments in the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel. 

Legal interns may conduct legal research and writing projects, including opportunities to present their findings, assist in the preparation of legal briefs and orders, and, when available, attend public hearings.

Duties

·        Preparing basic legal documents and other written materials; 

·        Advising senior staff on legal issues that confront the agency; and

·        Researching and drafting legal memoranda on discrete research topics.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No