Job Opportunities

Law and Policy Fellowship

The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund) and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) seek a Law and Policy Fellow to work on a part-time, contractual basis to help research and compare gun laws across states. 

About the Ed Fund and CSGV:

The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund), a 501(c)(3) organization, and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV), a 501(c)(4) organization, develop, and advocate for evidence-based solutions to reduce gun injury and death in all its forms.

For more information about the Ed Fund or CSGV visit www.efsgv.org or www.csgv.org, respectively. 

Description of Responsibilities:

The fellow will be expected to:

  • Perform legal and legislative research.
  • Analyze and summarize legislation.
  • Work with local stakeholders and partners.
  • Complete other work as assigned.

Experience/Qualifications:

Required

  • J.D. or current/rising 3L.
  • A strong commitment to gun violence prevention and desire to develop expertise and comprehensive knowledge of this field.
  • Excellent legal research and writing, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to translate complex legal information for a lay audience. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively with co-workers, other gun violence prevention organizations, and other stakeholders (e.g. legislators, prosecutors, law enforcement, domestic violence prevention advocates, etc.).
  • Ability to work independently. 

Preferred

  • Background in the following areas: firearms law, domestic violence law, constitutional law, public policy. 

Position Type: Part-time, contractual. 20 hours per week.

Position Classification: Exempt.

Location: Washington, DC preferred.

Pay Range: $20 to 25/hour, commensurate with experience.

Travel: Some travel may be required.

How to Apply: Please send your resume, cover letter, transcript, and a short writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to Adam Moses at admin@csgv.org. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted within 5 business days of the closing date. Please, no phone calls.

 

Application Deadline: Friday, July 26, 2019.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence are Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employers.  Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a parent, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodations: The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Adam Moses. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

 

 

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