LSAC DIVERSITY INITIATIVES – PAID SUMMER INTERNSHIP

LSAC DIVERSITY INITIATIVES - SUMMER INTERN 2014

Applications are being accepted for a summer internship with the Diversity Initiatives staff at the Law School Admission Council (LSAC).  The summer intern works under the supervision of the Executive Director for Diversity Initiatives.   The intern will assist with LSAC Diversity Initiatives including but not limited to the DiscoverLaw.org website, DiscoverLaw.org Prelaw Undergraduate Scholar Programs, and LSAC Law School Forums.  The intern will be expected to prepare memos and written assignments, answer inquiries from prospective students, and assist with other projects as assigned.   Some travel will be required.   The duration of the position is 10 to 12 weeks.

Qualifications:

The summer internship is restricted to currently enrolled law students in good academic standing.  Preference will be given to candidates with strong communication skills including familiarity with social media.  We are seeking applicants who share LSAC’s commitment to promoting diversity in the legal profession.

Compensation:

The intern will be expected to work a 37.5-hour week and the compensation will be $22.00 per hour.  The intern will work at the LSAC headquarters in Newtown, PA, and housing assistance will be provided, if needed.

How to apply:

Applicants are required to submit a letter of interest, a resume, and the names, addresses, and contact information for two references.  The letter of interest must explain why diversity, especially racial and ethnic diversity, is important to the legal profession, and must not exceed two pages in length.  Applications must be submitted by e-mail only to:

Kent D. Lollis

Executive Director for Diversity Initiatives

klollis@lsac.org

Subject:  LSAC Diversity Initiatives Intern

We will not consider applications submitted other than by e-mail or that lack the required documentation.

Application Deadline:

The deadline for applications is Friday, March 14, 2014.

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