Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

August 3, 2016

Field Examiner Intern

Position Title: Field Examiner Intern

Name of Organization: National Labor Relations Board


Position Description:

What you will do  – Volunteer Field Examiners, or interns, will work in a Regional Office and assist in conducting unfair labor practice investigations, arranging representation elections, conducting elections and performing basic legal research. Volunteer Interns will work directly with agents and report to a supervisor who will guide them in handling case work and investigations. Interns may be briefed by senior officials from throughout the Region and Agency about the NLRB on both procedural and substantive labor law issues.  Interns will be asked to produce written work products summarizing the results of investigations along with recommendations.  The Agency will work closely with participating schools to ensure class credit where permitted and will provide on-the-job training as well as training on the NLRB through live and video presentations. More information about this program can be found here.

Qualifications  – To qualify for a field examiner internship you must:
  1. Must be at least a part-time student;
  2. Have completed at least two years of college or be in graduate school;
  3. Be majoring in a liberal arts subject or in such disciplines as:  industrial relations, business, criminal investigations, journalism or computer forensics;
  4. Possess strong writing and analytical skills.

How to Apply – Interested applicants should send a resume, a cover letter setting forth the office(s) at which you would like to be considered, along with a recent transcript, and a brief writing sample to (link sends e-mail).