Professional/Graduate Student Intern
Company: City of Corona, CA
Posted on: January 18, 2023
$38,833.60 - $47,361.60 Annually
This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time without
advance notice. The next review of applications will occur on
February 20, 2023.
The Professional /Graduate Student Internship offers Juris
Doctorate students an opportunity to gain critical work experience
in a fast paced, professional and challenging work environment.
This position offers a year-round part-time schedule with flexible
hours based on the selected candidate's school schedule. The ideal
candidate will be a current 2L or 3L law student (23-24 school
year) and able to work 20 hours/ week during the summer and 12-15
hours/week during the school year.
This intern position will have the opportunity to perform research
and administrative activities for the City Attorney's Office while
working closely with supervising attorneys on all phases of City
litigation on the behalf of the City Council, City departments and
various boards and commissions.
Please note that in order for your application packet to be
complete you must attach the following documents to your online
- Cover Letter
- Most recent law school transcripts
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The duties listed below are
intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that
may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties
does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar,
related or a logical assignment to this position.
- Assists in the preparation of cases for hearing/trial,
performing research, as needed, and conferring with attorneys and
other City staff.
- Assists in interpreting and applying laws, court decisions and
other legal authorities.
- Retrieves files and assembles documents for use by attorney
- Attends staff or other meetings as requested.
- Present oral and written reports.
- Prepare routine correspondence.
- Provides support for other clerical staff.
QUALIFICATIONS GUIDELINES Knowledge of: The principles of civil and
criminal law and the methods and practices of pleading; judicial
procedures and rules of evidence; legal research methods and how to
prepare briefs and opinions. Ability to: Analyze and apply legal
principles, facts, evidence and precedents to legal problems;
present statements of law, fact and arguments clearly and logically
in written and oral form; establish and maintain harmonious and
cooperative relationships with department staff members, other City
employees, and the public; perform legal research and prepare legal
opinions; evaluate complaints and obtain information through
personal interviews. Education/Training/Experience: A typical way
of obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined above is
the completion of the first year of an accredited law school
program, or successful completion of the California First Year Law
Students Examination and current enrollment in a law school.
Licenses/Certificates: A valid Class C California driver's license
and the ability to maintain insurability under the City's Vehicle
PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical and mental demands described here are representative
of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the
essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person
and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate
standard office equipment and recreation equipment; reach with
hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop,
kneel, squat and crouch. The employee occasionally stands and
walks; lifts and moves documents and equipment weighing up to 40
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, the
incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral
communication skills; read and interpret data, information and
documents; analyze and solve complex problems; use math and
mathematical reasoning; work with constant interruptions; and
interact with officials and the public.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this class. The employee
works under typical office conditions; the noise level is usually
Keywords: City of Corona, CA, Corona , Professional/Graduate Student Intern, Other , Corona, California
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