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US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Government Agencies

Fall; Spring

Work Description

DESCRIPTIONS OF ORGANIZATION: The EEOC enforces the federal laws prohibiting discrimination in the workplace, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title I of The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, THE Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and The Equal Pay Act of 1963.

DESCRIPTION OF STUDENT WORK/PROJECTS: Externs may assist with reviewing and analyzing charges of discrimination filed with the EEOC, interviewing witnesses, drafting pleadings and discovery, assisting attorneys prepare for deposition and\or trials, researching legal issues, and drafting legal memoranda.

COURSE OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES FOR STUDENT: Externs should have completed Civil Procedure and Evidence. It would be preferable, but not required, for externs to have completed one or more courses in an area of employment discrimination (e.g.) Sexual harassment or disability law). Externs do not need to be certified under the State Bar Student Practice Rule.

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