First Amendment Intern

Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting

Research Internship

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Researching discrete issues for freedom-of-information and court-access cases,
  • Drafting, reviewing, and editing appeal letters for public records requests,
  • Providing feedback on amicus briefs,
  • Researching intellectual property issues and assisting with relevant client letters, and
  • Researching for a law review article involving First Amendment issues and the right of access.


Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to diversify our workforce. In addition to valuing diverse life experiences and backgrounds, we look for people with relentlessness, camaraderie and a drive to make a difference. We recognize that candidates may not meet all the criteria outlined, but if you are passionate about our work and have a vision to share with us, please apply. We will carefully consider every serious applicant.

We are based in the San Francisco Bay Area, but this is a remote-only position.

The candidate should:

Be a current law student,

  • Have an outstanding academic record with excellent research and writing skills,
  • Have an exceptional ability to work with a diverse staff,
  • Have demonstrated interest in media law and the First Amendment,
  • Be exceptionally collegial, and
  • Be able to multitask and work under deadline pressure.