The office of a constitutional, state-wide office holder is seeking highly-skilled and self-motivated law students to become part of its team. Under the supervision of Board Member Jerome Horton’s legal staff, the student will analyze proposed decisions in state income tax appeals, prepare memoranda on state tax issues and conduct legal research. Depending on the circumstances, students may occasionally have the opportunity to attend and represent Mr. Horton at various functions and events.
Elected in 2010, Chairman Horton represents the Fourth District of the California State Board of Equalization (BOE), with more than 8.5 million residents in Los Angeles County. He is also Chair of the Board of Equalization Legislative Committee, as well as a Member of the three-member Franchise Tax Board.
The five-member board is a publicly elected tax board that collects more than $48 billion annually, which comprises approximately one-third of the state’s budget. The position is located in a high-rise building. For more information, visit www.boe.ca.gov.
Must be a graduate student currently enrolled in a law school of recognized standing
Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook
Legal principles and their application, the use of legal reference works, and legal terms
State and local government – desirable
State and federal income tax and sales and use tax – desirable
Reason logically; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Multi-task in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
Meet critical deadlines
Work collaboratively as part of a team
HOURS & LOCATION:
The office is looking to fill 1-2 positions in Sacramento and 1-2 positions in Monterey Park. Students must work at least 15-20 hours per week.
This is a paid internship. Salary is determined based on units completed. The salary range for Graduate Student Assistant is: $1,799 - $2,724
Interested candidates must be currently enrolled law students in good standing and should submit a cover letter, State Application, resume, writing sample, unofficial transcripts, proof of enrollment as a graduate law student, and at least two references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Initial screening will take place May 17, 2013 and the final filing date is May 24, 2013.
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Board Member Office, 4th District, Monterey Park
Final Filing Date:
Board Member Office, 4th District, Monterey Park 450 N Street, MIC: 20 Sacramento, CA 95814
Terri Deane (916) 323-9562
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