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Investigative Internship Program at Georgetown University, 2012/13 USA

Georgetown University Law Center offers Investigative fall, spring and summer Internship Program for undergraduate, recent graduates and graduate students contemplating a career in law or criminal justice, 2012/13 USA

Field of Internship: Law or Criminal Justice
Course Level:Internship
Internship Provider: Georgetown University
Internship can be taken at: USA

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Eligibility: -The internship is open to students at accredited four-year colleges, college graduates, or graduate students.
-With respect to undergraduate students, juniors and seniors are preferred, but freshmen and sophomores are sometimes accepted. Participants from a variety of academic majors are generally accepted, and all majors are eligible.
-Previous exposure to or experience in the fields of law, criminal justice, or public service is helpful but is not required. Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they can devote a sufficient amount of time to this internship. (See time requirements for explanation.)
-The Clinic needs interns who can make their investigative responsibilities a significant priority. Interns must also be able to demonstrate strong communication skills in the application process.
-The ability to easily communicate with persons of differing backgrounds, values and cultures, and to document work in written form that is appropriate for use in court, is crucial to investigative work.

Internship Open for International Students: No

Is this paid internship? No

Internship Description: The investigative responsibilities of interns include the locating and interviewing of witnesses (not an easy prospect given that witnesses are often very difficult to find and are not obligated to speak with investigators or lawyers), taking statements from prosecution witnesses, and writing investigative memoranda summarizing investigative results. Interns also conduct comprehensive criminal background checks. Each fall, spring, and summer semester, the Investigative Internship Program has 8 positions available. All undergraduate students, recent graduates and graduate students are eligible.

How to Apply: Online

Internship Application Deadline: July 15 (for Fall) ,December 1 (for Spring), March 15 (for Summer),

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