The Georgetown Law center on Privacy and Techology is hiring for a Legal Research Assistant

Privacy is not a luxury. It is a fundamental right under threat from both government and corporate surveillance, especially for historically marginalized people. Through research and advocacy, The Center on Privacy & Technology challenges that surveillance and work towards a world where privacy protects everyone.

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Legal Research Assistant

What’s the job?

Legal Research Assistant

Potential tasks could include, but are not limited to:

  • Research legal questions.
  • Write memos summarizing legal research findings.
  • Draft blogs related to topics of privacy and surveillance.
  • Assist with planning and promoting events.
  • Draft tweets for the Center’s Twitter account based on substantive research.
  • Other administrative and organizational tasks.

Who are we looking for?

Someone who has…

  • Excellent writing skills that include the ability to clearly express and organize information.
  • Research skills to include: seeking out primary sources, an ability to plan how to obtain the answer to the research question, and to identify key findings.
  • The ability to manage up and make sure projects are completed by the deadline.
  • A commitment to civil rights, racial justice, and social justice.