Apply your legal education and interest in policy at your Alaska Native Corporation this summer. As the Legal & Policy Intern, you will support Sealaska’s legal department and policy efforts. For part of your internship, you will work alongside Vice President of Policy & Legal Affairs Jaeleen Kookesh on projects related to public policy and advocacy, including legislation, statutes, legislative history, and differing legal and public opinions. You will also assist in preparing materials for Sealaska board meetings and election. For another part of your internship, you will work with General Counsel Kent Rasmussen and assist with Sealaska’s risk management program, possible litigation including discovery, and other matters related to business law.
While applying your legal education, you will learn the breadth of legal careers and hone your research skills. You will also gain understanding of day-to-day legal work and how policies can be tailored to help people and solve issues.
This internship can take place remotely or via telecommute while supporting Sealaska legal staff in Seattle, WA, and Juneau, AK.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Applicants must be a current Sealaska shareholder or a Sealaska shareholder descendent.