With Project Arizona, you are guaranteed an internship with leading state policy group, attorney office, media outlet or museum. Our concern is to match your candidacy well with your internship provider. Thus you can be assured that your internship will benefit your career and strengthen your position on the market. Your internship will be 3-5 days a week, from morning until early afternoon - you will finish early enough to make it for classes at ASU.
Internship providers listed below represent broad spectrum of businesses but all of them provide quality and meaningful training. Internships are full-time and last three months (January 2018 – March 2018). Some of listed companies provide monthly stipends of different amount (usually between $300-500 per month).
Project Arizona 2019 Internship Providers
Williams & Associates (http://williamsandassociatesaz.com/) is a full service government relations firm that helps clients sort through complex business problems to find political solutions. These solutions can be as simple as a letter from a key public official or as complex as overhauling state law. Regardless, once our clients choose a course of action, we become tenacious advocates, pushing the issue to a successful conclusion. Our reputation for professionalism, reliability and success is among the best in the state. We are very well qualified to help businesses navigate the complex and turbulent waters of state and local government. How will the internship look like? You will attend to many floor and caucus sessions where bills for Arizona state are discussed by Representatives and Senators. You will be able to know how legislature process works and how it differs from European way of making law. You will focus on bills requested from W&A clients such as State Police Assosiation - to support your client ideas it is essential to meet Capitol members and be prepared for questions and testimonies from people of the opposite site.
Cartier Law (https://www.cartierlaw.com/) - We are more than just lawyers. We are advocates who recognize the need of quality legal representation. Our clients are as diverse as the areas we practice. From the indigent to multi billion dollar corporations--our clients can count on us to deliver excellence. Our commitment to justice empowers us to fight for justice one client at a time, and with each case we strive to make change in our communities. We push to create real, positive change in each and every case.
The Kolodin Law Group PLLC is a small law firm serving both commercial and political clients. It specializes in the fields of real estate and election law. Notable cases and representations have included several election integrity cases and well as representing Jeb Bush. The Kolodin Law Group's offices are located in midtown Phoenix. In Kolodin Law Group you are expected to work in a highly dynamic and driven business environment. Areas of practice are: commercial law, corporate law, litigation, personal injury and some others to lesser extent. You can also look forward to a lot of “field work” where you venture out of the office to go to client meetings, client acquisitions during various business events, witness hearings and anything related to a highly dynamic law firms’ operations. Overall you will truly experience how a successful on the rise American law firm operates, and you will see that from all the different angels - from office work, to institutions to legwork.
Clint Bolick - Associate Justice at Supreme Court of Arizona - Previously, he served as Vice President of Litigation at the Goldwater Institute, where he sued government bureaucrats on behalf of citizens rights. He co-founded the Institute for Justice, where he was the Vice President and Director of Litigation from 1991 until 2004. He led two cases that went before the Supreme Court of the United States. He has also defended state-based school choice programs in the Supreme Courts of Wisconsin and Ohio.
Arizona Jewish Historical Society (https://azjhs.org) was founded in order to preserve the rich heritage of Arizona’s Jewish communities and to educate the public about the Jewish contributions to Arizona and American life. In addition, the society seeks to promote greater awareness of our state’s diverse history through a variety of educational programs.
Attorneys for Freedom (https://attorneyforfreedom.com) represents clients in the areas of criminal law, general civil litigation, personal injury and wrongful death law and civil rights law. We regularly represent clients in felony criminal law matters such as DUI, drugs, murder, rape, sex crimes, aggravated assault and gun-related charges. When you will work for Attorneys For Freedom Law Firm you will be taking care of social media, organizing events, dates analyzing. You will work with a small, well-knit marketing department. Despite it's a law firm, you don't need to be lawyer to work there.
Goldwater Institute(www.goldwaterinstitute.org) drives results by working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and strengthen the freedom guaranteed to all Americans in the constitutions of the United States and all fifty states. Its early years Goldwater Institute focused on defending liberty in Barry Goldwater’s home state of Arizona. Today, the Goldwater Institute is a national leader for constitutionally limited government respected by the left and right for its adherence to principle and real world impact. No less a liberal icon than the New York Times calls the Goldwater Institute a "watchdog for conservative ideals" that plays an "outsized role" in American political life.