Local law firm internships available

This just in from Dunn & Phillips, a law firm with offices in Amherst, right over on Fearing Street:

The Law Offices of Dunn and Phillips (Amherst) is currently accepting applicants for positions in our firm. We have 2 opportunities for internships, one as a Legal Intern, and one as a Marketing Intern. Descriptions of the two positions are listed below. If interested in either position, please submit your resume and a writing sample to our email: dunnandphillipsamherst@gmail.com

Legal Intern: The duties of Legal Intern will consist of the following: legal research, drafting documents (motions, affidavits, memos, etc.), and client interviews. Legal interns will have the opportunity to observe courtroom proceedings including but not limited to: depositions, MCAD hearings, MCAD mediations, arbitrations, conciliations, Clerk Magistrate’s hearings, Pre-Trial Hearings, etc.

Marketing Intern:Tthe duties of Marketing Intern will consist of the following: maintaining the firm’s social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc.) with relevant information to promote the firm, developing both a short and long term marketing strategies for the firm for both the internet, as well as traditional marketing methods, and assisting the firm in the promotion of its community outreach events such as public workshops, and awareness seminars. Marketing interns will have the opportunity to work closely with the Amherst Police Department and Amherst Fire Department relative to community outreach and events.

I’m told these are unpaid internships, but may lead to paid positions. Any questions can be directed to the firm’s Legal Assistant, Allison Bettencourt (UMass ‘15) at abettencourt@dunnandphillips.com.