Careers

NSLA hosts career-related events on campus to help students find summer jobs, obtain post-graduation employment, and brainstorm other career opportunities in the national security field. We also work jointly with OPIA, OCS , and other student organizations at HLS.

United States CYBER Command 

This is an opportunity for a 1L or 2L to serve as an unpaid summer intern with the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate (OSJA), U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM).  The command is one of eleven combatant commands within the Department of Defense, responsible for the defense of the Department of Defense Information Network and certain strategic and operational activities outside the United States.  The internship would be with the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate (in-house legal counsel), which provides cutting-edge legal advice in a new and rapidly evolving area of law impacting military operations across the globe.  The flexible 6-8 week internship is with the Plans and Policy Branch, exposing the student to areas of international law, domestic law, and U.S. policy applicable to military cyber operations.  Additionally, they will support domestic and international partnership activities, congressional relations, and administrative law matters.  This internship offers a unique opportunity for in-depth research and writing on numerous emerging law and policy topics.

Facility and Network Access Requirements: Top Secret (TS) Clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility, and polygraph.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with a current TS-SCI clearance.

Application Requirements: Resume and cover letter with a short (max 300 word) statement of interest in the cyber-space community of legal practice.

Application Deadline:  15 December 2019.

To apply for this opportunity or for any questions about the work of the USCYBEROM legal office, please contact Colonel Anthony Bell, US Air Force, at 301-688-2210 or awbell@cybercom.mil.

For questions or comments, please contact our Co-Presidents directly at hhurd@jd20.law.harvard and mmorris@jd21.law.harvard.edu.

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