Federal Defender Program Internship Opportunity

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Federal Defender Program: Capital Habeas Unit Summer 2019 Summer Internship

The Federal Defender Program, Inc. is a Georgia non-profit organization that provides legal representation to indigent individuals charged with federal crimes in the Northern District of Georgia as well as death-sentenced individuals in federal proceedings. For the summer of 2019,we have unpaid undergraduate intern positions open to students available to work on a volunteer basis.

Undergraduate interns will work primarily in the Capital Habeas Unit, which represents death-sentenced clients during the habeas corpus component of their appeals.

Students will work closely with the Capital Habeas paralegal team and experience a variety of cases and projects.

Responsibilities include organizing case documents, reviewing trial transcripts, and conducting research on capital punishment and case-specific topics. Interns will also develop professional skills and perform general office duties such as copying and scanning documents. In addition, students will have occasional opportunities to interact with attorneys, investigators, and other FDP staff, and attend court proceedings.

101 Marietta Street, NW Suite 1500 Atlanta, GA 30303
(three blocks from the Five Points MARTA station)

Hours available for interns:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am- 3:00pm

Undergraduate interns are expected to work a total of 10-16 hours per week, with a minimum of 100 total summer hours.

To apply, email your responses to the following questions to Adira_Polite@fd.orgPlease include a resume with your application and make sure to number each of your answers.  Please combine all application materials into one PDF document in your email.  Applications are due May 22, 2019.

1. Name
2. School
3. Graduation Year
4. Please explain what you are looking for in an intern position
5. Availability (Hours and Days)
6. Work History
7. Additional Skills
8. Anticipated Start Date
9. Contact Information


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