CCRC seeks intern to assist with Restoration of Rights Project

The CCRC is seeking an Intern to assist its legal staff in maintaining the Restoration of Rights Project. The RRP is a collection of laws and policies in each U.S. jurisdiction relating to restoration of rights and status following arrest or conviction.

The RRP Intern’s primary duties would include tracking relevant legislative bills and collecting and summarizing new enactments, for analysis and entry into the RRP by CCRC legal staff. The RRP Intern may also have an opportunity to work on other issues, including keeping the practice resources on the CCRC website up to date and drafting short pieces for website publication. Duties and responsibilities will vary depending upon the interests and abilities of the incumbent.

The responsibilities of the position are more fully described here.

The RRP Intern position will be part-time, with hours and compensation negotiable. The Intern will work directly with the CCRC Executive Director, and it would be a suitable position either for a college student interested in the law or for a law student.

• Interest in criminal law issues generally, with specific interest in policies related to the consequences of arrest or conviction.
• Research and writing ability, with a premium on attention to detail, thoroughness, and curiosity. Familiarity with criminal law and with the legislative process desirable.
• Microsoft Office skills, including Outlook, and experience in internet research. Experience with WordPress programs desirable.

TO APPLY: Submit the following materials to CCRC Executive Director Margaret Love at
• Letter of interest
• Resume
• Writing sample