Employer: CTIA – The Wireless Association®
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: March 20, 2019

3.19.6 – CTIA – The Wireless Association® is seeking a Legal Intern to join our Regulatory Affairs team in Washington, D.C. for Summer 2019.  This is a full-time, paid position.

CTIA represents the U.S. wireless communications industry and the companies throughout the mobile ecosystem that enable Americans to lead a 21st century connected life. The association’s members include wireless carriers, device manufacturers, suppliers as well as apps and content companies. CTIA vigorously advocates at all levels of government for policies that foster continued wireless innovation and investment. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices, hosts educational events that promote the wireless industry and co-produces the industry’s leading wireless tradeshow.

The Regulatory Affairs team is responsible for engagement with the FCC and other federal agencies on issues including spectrum, infrastructure, public safety, accessibility, and Universal Service.  The Regulatory Affairs team also supports other CTIA groups, including Government Affairs and External and State Affairs.

The Legal Intern will contribute to the regulatory, legal, and advocacy efforts of the Regulatory Affairs team, including assisting on policy and legal issues and engaging with CTIA departments and members.  Tasks may include:

  • Summarizing FCC rulemakings and comments;
  • Conducting legal research on spectrum, infrastructure, public safety, wireless deployment, and accessibility;
  • Editing and providing input on filings to be submitted to federal agencies;
  • Assisting with preparation for meetings with government officials and CTIA members;
  • Supporting preparation for policy discussions to be hosted by CTIA at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles; and
  • Attending industry and government events.

Candidates should be rising 2Ls or 3Ls with an interest in telecommunications.  Candidates must possess strong writing, research, communications, and organization skills.  Experience at the FCC and/or familiarity with wireless regulations and FCC databases preferred.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to:

Kara Graves

Director, Regulatory Affairs

KGraves@ctia.org