This internship will provide law students with an opportunity to learn firsthand the practice of law within an administrative agency that regulates a wide breadth of civil matters, including utilities regulation, transmission and power plant siting, and pipeline and railroad safety while supporting the agency’s staff attorneys in the performance of typical legal tasks. Additionally, the intern will be able to observe the unique perspective of staff attorneys representing agency staff in administrative proceedings before the elected commissioners and defend the agency’s decisions on appeal.
The intern will be expected to provide assistance in a wide variety of areas including, retrieving information and performing responsible and complex legal research and providing the results in well written memoranda and legal briefs.
Interns who meet the requirements under Supreme Court Rule 38 may also be expected to participate in administrative hearings, including offering witnesses and performing cross examination.
This opportunity is open to all current law students with a passing grade point average.
A.R.S. Section 40-101 prohibits Commission employees from having certain interests in entities that the Commission regulates. Applicants shall be required to disclose any interests they may have in the regulated entities during the application process, and as a condition of employment, to divest themselves of any prohibited interests.
This temporary position is not eligible for benefits.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call Stephen Emedi at (602) 542-3402 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.