Attention 2L’s! SMUD Law Clerk Opportunity, Deadline to apply: Dec. 1, 2021

The General Counsel’s Office at the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has two (2) Law Clerk positions to fill. Interested students must be available to begin work in late May 2022. Each position is full time (40 hours per week) during the summer and part time (20 hours per week) during the school year. The position description is provided below:

Law Clerk Position Description:

Be a part of an organization nationally known for innovation, leadership, customer focus, and environmental stewardship. Law clerks work closely with all SMUD attorneys and gain experience in various facets of our business. Research and writing projects may relate to water law, environmental law, energy law, employment law, contracts, legislation, torts, business laws, intellectual property, litigation, arbitration, administrative hearings, and more. Additional opportunities for personal development are available by shadowing SMUD attorneys at trials, hearings, depositions, site visits, and internal client meetings. The salary range is $29.00 – $31.00 per hour and benefits are not included. The two positions are a one-year commitment from May 2022 to May 2023 and students must be available to start full time (40 hours per week) in late May 2022 and work part time (20 hours per week) during the 2022-2023 school year. Students sought have an interest in learning and excellent research and writing skills.

TO APPLY: Upload your cover letter, resume, writing sample and your most recent law school transcript to the DOCUMENTS tab on McGeorgeCareersOnline (MCO), then go to the OCI tab and select the session: SMUD Recruitment, Summer 2022 and submit your application materials. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 1, 2021, and virtual interviews will be scheduled in late January 2022. (No phone calls please).

Please contact Isabella Hannon directly if you have any questions on this great opportunity at or 916.739.7339.