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Student Intern (ID: 105754) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Workers Compensation Board

328 State Street
Schenectady , NY 12305

Division/Unit: General Counsel/Admin Review Div.

 

Web Site: http://www.wcb.ny.gov(New Window)

 

School Affiliation

Albany Law School


Proposal Information

Description:

As a legal intern you will be assigned to our Administrative Review Division. Requires a one-year commitment starting in May. Incumbent would be full time (Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm) during the summer and 15-20 hours per week during the school year. Incumbent to be trained by a staff attorney on how to review files and analyze issues on cases where an administrative review is requested, and how to draft proposed Memoranda of Decisions (MODs) on these cases for submission to a panel of Board members. By July, it is anticipated incumbent could produce 1 MOD per week. Direct assignments will be given by a team leader. It is anticipated the incumbent could be used to supplement the staff attorneys and substitute for attorneys on vacation, and produce 3-5 MODs per week.

 

Skills:

Legal Research

Legal Writing

 

Internship Areas: Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Schenectady

Number of Interns Needed: 2

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 2nd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 1st Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Legal Studies