Organization

Minnesota Attorney General's Office
St. Paul, Minnesota

Posted Date

August 11, 2022

Contact Information

K.C. Moua
kc.moua@ag.state.mn.us

Job Summary

The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office is offering law students a unique opportunity to work directly with Assistant Attorneys General and other staff of the AGO and gain hands-on experience with antitrust law in food and agriculture markets, including reviewing documents, researching legal issues, and drafting written product. This position allows law students to develop professional skills and expand their knowledge while performing meaningful and challenging work focused on antitrust issues in food and agriculture markets. We require our law clerks to assume a significant amount of responsibility over their files and put forth the very best work on behalf of the public. While the Minnesota Farmers Union Foundation sponsored the creation of this position, the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office will direct the work of the fellow and the Minnesota Farmers Union will not have knowledge of or be involved in the investigatory work of the clerk. The clerk will have the option of working with the Minnesota Farmers Union and other partners on legal education.

 

Applicants should be prepared to work 20 hours a week (and no more than 20 hours a week) during a ten-week period beginning in September. Law Clerks will receive $20/hour.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office is committed to building the best public law office in the nation.  In order to reach that goal, we seek law students from diverse backgrounds, with a variety of experiences and skills, and a sincere interest in serving the public. All resumes submitted should clearly show the following qualifications:

  • Current student in good standing with an accredited law school
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Excellent writing, analytical, and communication skills (a writing sample of up to 5 pages is required to be included with a cover letter within the application submission)
  • Ability to:
    • Adapt in an inclusive, creative, and collaborative work environment
    • Show excellent judgement, character, and work ethic

Application Process

How to Apply Interested applicants must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the State’s official application and hiring site. The deadline for applications is Friday, September 2, 2022. Priority will be given to applications received on or before Friday, August 19, 2022.

  1. Go to mn.gov/careers;
  2. Apply for posting number 58125
  3. All applications must include a resume and a cover letter containing a writing sample of up to 5 pages

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