2013 Rincon Band Summer Legal Internship

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, Office of the Attorney General, is establishing a summer internship program for a law student who has completed at least one year of law school in an ABA accredited institution. The Rincon Attorney General is seeking applicants with an interest in federal Indian law for a seven-week position, beginning June 17, 2013 and ending on August 2, 2013.
This internship will offer the opportunity to obtain practical knowledge and experience regarding both tribal and federal Indian law. A law student will assist the Attorney General to research and develop a land tenure inventory in compliance with the Rincon Band Land Assignment Ordinance. This position is full-time. A stipend equivalent to $900 per week will be paid to the selected candidate.

Applications are due by close of business on June 3, 2013. The selected candidate will be informed by June 7, 2013. To apply, please submit the following to Aimee Powers, by e-mail to apowers@rincontribe.org, or fax to (760) 749-5144, by the deadline:
(1) A cover letter;
(2) A current resume;
(3) A writing sample; and
(4) A copy of your transcript.

In order to be eligible for selection and participation, an applicant must meet the following requirements at the time the internship begins and for the duration of the internship:
(1) Must be currently enrolled at an accredited law school and submit official transcript for the 2012-13 academic year prior to the start of the internship.
(3) Must not currently be subject to any disciplinary action by any institution or entity, including, but not limited to, any education or law enforcement agency.
(4) Must possess a high level of maturity with the ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
(5) Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

Please call or e-mail any questions to Aimee Powers at (760) 297-2680 or

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