Employment Opportunities:

Internship Program

OFM&K consistently seeks law and graduate student for its unpaid internship program. Our well-establish program allows interns to gain first-hand knowledge of and experience in general business and office policies, procedures and software while working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. They receive a behind-the-scenes view of public policy and the impact it has on critical transportation sectors of the economy. Interns will monitor international, national and local legislative and regulatory developments, draft content for client publications, conduct research on issues impacting transportation-centric companies, and undertake other genuine hands-on assignments.

Spring 2018 Semester

The firm is currently seeking interns to begin in January 2018 and perform work concurrently with the Spring 2018 academic semester.

Internship assignments and tasks will vary depending on the intern’s academic needs, background, skills and interests, but may include:

  • Conducting research and developing materials to support the firm’s lobbying activities;
  • Drafting articles and editorials;
  • Developing regulatory compliance publications and presentations; and
  • Conducting legal research and preparing documents related to the firm’s regulatory counsel services.

The ideal candidate will be a law or graduate student or recent graduate; capable of working independently and in a small team, interested in how businesses are impacted by government policy, both individually and on an industry basis; and have strong computer skills (e.g., familiarity with Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.).

Successful candidates must work well in a team setting, demonstrate independence and initiative in achieving specific tasks and overall objectives while seeking opportunities to broaden skills and knowledge. The candidate must also consistently exhibit attention-to-detail and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Candidates should send an email to ofmkhr@potomac-law.com with the subject line “Internship application” and attach cover letter, resume, and short writing sample.

Applications must be received by Dec. 8, 2017.