Procopio has a long standing tradition of providing growth opportunities to the communities we serve. Procopio’s Native American Practice Group extends this tradition to the Native American law community by offering its fourth internship for Native American law students or law students with an emphasis in Native American law.
This opportunity allows students to gain hands-on experience dealing with everyday legal issues facing the Native American community. The selected intern will be exposed to matters that deal with specific Indian law related legal practice matters and other legal problems which do not raise inter-tribal or intra-tribal issues. The intern will assist in legal research on various Native American matters for tribal clients, pro bono matters affecting Indian country, and gain experience working in a law firm. Projects may include the development of programs for tribes that they can use in their governmental operations, including tribal histories, Program Audits and development, strategies for cultural resource protection, tribal healthcare, employment, and legislative and rulemaking review and analysis.
Applicants should have completed at least their first year of law school prior to the start of the internship. This is a summer internship position, which typically lasts 8 to 10 weeks commencing after June 15, 2013. Internships are paid a stipend of $700 per week.
Applications are to be submitted to the attention Ted Griswold no later than January 15, 2013. All applications should include a short cover letter expressing applicant’s interest in Native American law, along with a brief resume, and law school transcript.