OPICS Partner Fellow

Washington D.C.
Jul 02, 2020
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

OPICS Partner Fellow

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Job Overview

The Fellow will work in the Institute for Technology Law and Policy under the supervision of the Executive Director. The Fellow is responsible for conducting research, writing research memos and other reports, helping to organize convenings and conferences, and otherwise assisting the operational and administrative functions of the Institute for Technology Law and Policy. Generally, the Fellow will:
  • Work with the Executive Director, faculty members, and staff to conduct research projects, including legal and policy research on issues relevant to technology law and policy. Projects will involve legal and policy writing and presentations, as well as participation in related conferences and events.
  • Support the Institute with the organization of externally and internally facing meetings of varying sizes. This will involve coordination of content and programs with participants and external partners, development of messaging, and overseeing planning and logistics.
  • Contribute content to the Tech Institute's website and printed materials describing the Fellow's projects and related work.
  • Other projects as assigned.

Work Interactions

The Fellow reports directly to the Executive Director of the Institute for Technology Law and Policy. The Fellow will have interaction with students, faculty and support offices on the Law Center's campus, in addition to external partners and stakeholders.

Requirements and Qualifications

The position is open to individuals with a United States law degree. Relevant coursework or other experience in technology law and/or policy preferred.

Other skills: Excellent research and legal writing skills required. Ability to operate professionally in interactions with academic and other stakeholders required. Ability to work well as part of a small team and supervise student work in a professional manner also required.

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

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Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

To apply, visit https://georgetown.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Georgetown_Admin_Careers/job/Law-Center/OPICS-Partner-Fellow_JR09129

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