Employer: T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: March 20, 2019

3.19.5  T-Mobile USA, Inc. is interviewing candidates for a paid summer internship position in its Government Affairs Department in Washington, DC.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting legal research and writing, drafting presentations to be used internally and in meetings with federal agencies, and preparation of correspondence and legal documents.
  • Attending government hearings, industry association meetings, and telecommunications seminars and preparing summaries and analyses.
  • Working with members in the federal and state regulatory and legislative groups on various telecommunications topics, including (among others): spectrum regulation, infrastructure reform, consumer and public safety issues, cybersecurity, content regulation, net neutrality, privacy, and universal service.

Functional and Technical Skills:

  • Excellent research skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and innovative work environment.
  • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • High attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong working knowledge of PC and Microsoft Office Suite applications (in particular PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Familiarity with FCC licensing and other research databases preferred but not required.

Experience and Education:

  • Intern must be currently obtaining a JD law degree (2nd Year JD candidates preferred).
  • Demonstrated interest in and prior experience with telecommunications law and policy preferred.
  • Accounting and Finance classes are a plus.
  • Knowledge of the wireless industry is desirable.

To apply, please send a cover letter, transcript, and writing sample to Kerry Loughney, kerry@fcba.org.