Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Posted by D. Daniel Sokol
The Section of Antitrust Law sponsors a summer fellowship program, named the Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project, honoring the memory of the late Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. Each of the 20 selected students will serve for a minimum of eight weeks in the consumer protection department of one of the participating State Attorney General Offices during the summer of 2011:
Phoenix, Arizona Little Rock, Arkansas California (LA or SF)
Denver, Colorado Des Moines, Iowa Topeka, Kansas
Baltimore, Maryland Jackson, Mississippi Helena, Montana
Lincoln, Nebraska Concord, New Hampshire Newark, New Jersey
Santa Fe, New Mexico New York, New York Columbus, Ohio
Portland, Oregon Nashville, Tennessee Salt Lake City, Utah
Montpelier, Vermont Richmond, Virginia
Each selected student will receive a $5,000 stipend for the summer (administered through the offices of the state attorneys general and subject to certain federal taxes). The program also offers an optional small supplemental housing/travel allowance for those students who are not living at home for the summer (administered through the American Bar Association). This supplemental allowance will not be considered until after Fellows have been selected.
The application period is (November 15, 2010 until January 31, 2011). Applications will not be accepted beyond the January 31, 2011 deadline date. Students must submit: (1) the application form; (2) resume; (3) writing sample; and (4) statement of interest. The application form is attached and is also available at www.abanet.org/antitrust.