Thomas J. Tourish Memorial Endowed Fund Internship

The Thomas J. Tourish, Jr. P'11 Memorial Endowed Fund, established by Deborah L. Dokken, P'11, honors her late husband, Thomas J. Tourish, Jr. P'11, and provides two F&M students with the opportunity to work as interns during the summer with the US Attorney's Office, District of Columbia.    **Applications are now being accepted through December 3, 2018. Applications can be found on Handshake internship posting #2048179.**

About Thomas J. Tourish, Jr. P'11:

Mr. Thomas J. Tourish, Jr. P'11, father of Jeremy A. Tourish '11, served as Deputy Chief of the Appellate Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Columbia for 25 years. The Tourish Memorial Endowed Fund was created in his memory and is designed to further his dedication to the law and public service.  

About the Internship:

Two F&M interns will work in the US Attorney's Office office from the first Monday in June through the second week in August and will be provided with a stipend to cover housing and travel costs

The interns are expected to have the opportunity to participate in some or all of the following:

  • Assist in case preparation to support Assistant U.S. Attorneys.

  • Conduct legal research on a broad range of criminal justice issues

  • Help with management of legal projects

  • Serve other needs of the office

Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Current Junior (rising Senior) in good standing

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Ability to think critically

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Interest in public service and the law

  • Available to US Citizens only 

  • Ability to obtain security clearance (Note:  the security clearance process will inquire as to prior drug and alcohol use.  Finalists will be required to meet with the Director of Legal Professions Advising and go over security clearance questions and other forms.  Finalists not able to pass a background check will be disqualified from this opportunity.)

Application Process:

Materials: Please submit the following through Handshake #2048179 :

  • Cover letter expressing your interest in the internship, addressed to the United States Attorney's Office

  • Resume

  • Writing sample

  • A letter of recommendation (optional)

Security Clearance: The positions require the ability to obtain security clearance.  If you are accepted, you will be expected to respond timely to any requests so that your security clearance can be processed expeditiously.  Any delay in the security clearance process may result in revocation of an internship offer.  

Interviews:  Interviews may be conducted by F&M as part of the selection process

 

Steinwurtzel Environmental and Legal Fellowship at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

The Steinwurtzel Environmental and Legal Fellowship, established by Robert Steinwurtzel, Esq., ’75, P’16, honors Professor Grier Stephenson and provides an F&M student with the opportunity to work as a paid fellow with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Environmental Protection and Restoration Program.   ** Applications are now open and are due by Sunday, March 24th at 11:59 p.m.**

About the Chesapeake Bay Foundation:

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is an advocacy and educational non-profit organization dedicated to saving the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, which cover a 64,000 square mile watershed across six states and is home to more than 18 million people and 3,000 species of plants and animals.  CBF has offices in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia and 15 field centers. For more than 50 years, CBF has created a broad understanding of the Bay's health and engaged public leaders in making commitments to restore the Chesapeake.

***Please note that if you are applying for both positions, you will need to submit materials for both postings***  

 

Handshake Job# 2474395: 2019 Steinwurtzel Environmental and Legal Fellowship-- Annapolis, MD

About the Annapolis, MD Internship:

The fellow will work in CBF’s Annapolis office for a period of approximately ten (10) weeks and will be provided with a stipend to cover housing and travel costs.

The fellow will work with CBF’s Environmental Protection and Restoration Program (EPR), which includes lawyers, scientists, planners, grassroots, and communications staff who work on a wide spectrum of Bay-related issues, including water and air quality, point and non-point source pollution, land use and conservation, growth management, transportation, wetlands protection, and fisheries management. The fellow will support EPR’s advocacy in Maryland to enforce existing laws and to develop more effective regulatory programs through participation in local, state, and federal regulatory and legislative initiatives, and other CBF-specific priorities to protect and enhance water quality in the Bay and its tidal tributaries.

The fellow may be asked to travel within the watershed and to attend at least one of CBF’s educational field trips (canoeing, work boat, skipjack, etc.) for a direct experience with the natural resources CBF strives to protect.

The fellow will focus on the following current priority issues and tasks in Maryland:

Updating Maryland’s regulatory program to ensure the state’s waters meet adopted standards for water quality and are not degraded;

  • Providing research, policy and outreach support for improvements to the state’s forest conservation laws; and
  • Responding to several proposed transportation and energy infrastructure projects that may impact natural, cultural, and climate resources across the state.

 

Handshake Job# 2265255: 2019 Steinwurtzel Environmental and Legal Fellowship- Harrisburg, PA

About the Harrisburg, PA Internship:

The fellow will work in CBF’s Harrisburg office for a period of approximately ten (10) weeks and will be provided with a stipend to cover housing and travel costs. 

The fellow will work with CBF’s Environmental Protection and Restoration Program (EPR), which includes lawyers, scientists, planners, grassroots, and communications staff who work on a wide spectrum of Bay-related issues, including water and air quality, point and non-point source pollution, land use and conservation, restoration, agriculture best management practices, growth management, wetlands protection, and fisheries management. The fellow will support EPR’s advocacy to enforce existing laws and to develop more effective regulatory programs through participation in local, state, and federal regulatory initiatives, legislative work before the Pennsylvania General Assembly, public policy work, and many other CBF-specific initiatives to protect and enhance water quality in the Bay and its tidal tributaries.

The fellow may be asked to travel within the watershed and to attend at least one of CBF’s educational field trips (canoeing, work boat, skipjack, etc.) for a direct experience with the natural resources CBF strives to protect.

The fellow is expected to have the opportunity to participate in some or all of the following:

  • Help to prepare policy positions and presentations, craft proposed legislation, and monitor legislative committees.
  • Work with staff to investigate and critique implementation of state laws and regulations.