Event Announcements (More details on the Events Calendar)
Monday, April 17th at 3pm: Gene Kimmelman, Laura Moy, and Tom Struble will sit down with FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny for a conversation on The Future of Broadband Privacy: Who Will Protect Consumers? at New America. Register here.
Tuesday, April 18th at 5pm: At the Hoover Book Soiree, Benjamin Wittes will speak with Russell Miller and Ralf Poscher to discuss their contributions to a new book of essays, Privacy & Power: A Transatlantic Dialogue in the Shadow of the NSA-Affair. RVSP for the event here.
Wednesday, April 19th at 11:30am: The George Washington University Law School will host A Q& A with NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell. Submit RSVPs for the event to Maggie Leeker at email@example.com by Monday, April 17th. More details are available here.
Tuesday, April 20th at 2pm: RouteFifty and Nextgov will talk with state and federal government officials to discuss Cross-Government Cyber Collaboration. Register here.
Friday, April 21st at 10am: At the Brookings Institution, Michael O'Hanlon will speak with former under secretary of defense for policy James Miller on The Growing Cyber Threat and How the United States can prepare. Register for the event here.
Friday, April 21st at 2pm: Brookings will also host a discussion on The French and German Elections and Post-Election America, featuring Joseph E. Stiglitz, Anne Krueger, and Jan Svejnar, and moderated by Kemal Dervis. RVSP here.
Employment Announcements (More details on the Job Board)
Organization: Department of Justice
Department: Office of Justice for Victims of Overseas Terrorism, National Security Division
Job Description: Intern project include: researching legal questions, drafting memoranda or other legal and policy analysis, factual research, and assisting with presentations and supporting materials.
Qualifications: Applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school at the time of application and throughout their internship. Strong research and writing skills are required. Prior interest or experience in the area of victims' issues would be useful but is not required.
Fall Internship: September-December (a minimum of two full days per week required)
Salary: Volunteer (uncompensated). If your school offers interns academic or work study, we will work with you to meet school requirements whenever possible.
Application Process: Cover letter, resume with two references, transcript (official or unofficial), and a writing sample (not to exceed ten pages). Please submit these materials AS ONE PDF via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Paper or faxed applications will not be considered.
ABA Standing Committee on the Law and National Security Summer Internship
About the Committee
The Standing Committee on Law and National Security conducts studies, sponsors programs and conferences, and administers working groups on law and national security related issues. The committee's activities are designed to assist policymakers, to educate lawyers, the media and the public, and to enable the committee to make recommendations to the American Bar Association governing body. The standing committee provides research and advice on such subjects as: the congressional role in intelligence oversight, the legal system's ability to cope with transnational terrorism, the promotion of the rule of law in the intelligence and law enforcement communities, international law in the conduct of the military, and the role of law in preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Selected candidates will conduct research and draft memos on issues including terrorism, cybersecurity, surveillance and homeland security. She/he will attend Committee meetings and programs, as well as hearings on Capitol Hill related to national security law. Additionally, selected candidates will assist with annual conferences and monthly programs featuring prominent speakers in the national security law area. Demonstrated writing skills required, editing/publishing skills a plus. An important part of the position involves social media.
Length of Internship
3-5 days a week (flexible) each semester, including summer.
Law students encouraged to apply. Undergraduate applicants need to be of junior year standing or higher. Recent graduates and graduate students are also welcome to apply.
Please submit a cover letter including dates of availability and resume to:
Holly McMahon, Staff Director
ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security
1050 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20036
Internships are accepted on a rolling basis.
The Department of Information Technology invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position at an open rank in cybersecurity governance and risk management for Academic Year 2017-18 (beginning August 21, 2017), subject to final budgetary approval.
Background. The Kogod School of Business has made a major commitment to be a world thought leader in cybersecurity governance and enterprise risk management. The school has established an academic research center (Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center), is offering courses in the cybersecurity management area, and is pursuing new opportunities in cybersecurity education.
Qualifications. Earned doctorate in business (information systems) or a related field or anticipated completion of a doctorate by August 21, 2017. Demonstrably successful record in teaching business courses in information systems or a related field. Ability to conduct research in cybersecurity that will lead to publications in premier journals.
Responsibilities. Teach cybersecurity courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in on-the-ground and on-line formats. Develop new programs and courses in cybersecurity education for corporate boards, managers, and employees. Create knowledge in the area of cybersecurity through rigorous research. Build the visibility and reputation of the school in cybersecurity in the business, policy, and scholarly communities. Participate in department, school, and university activities.
Application. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An application must include a cover letter, a current and complete curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and copies of all teaching evaluations. Application materials should be submitted electronically through Interfolio.
Requests for information should be directed to:
Ms. Takei Roach
Academic Affairs Coordinator
Kogod School of Business
4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, DC 20016-8044
For more information on the Kogod School of Business, consult www.american.edu/kogod.
For more information on the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center, consult www.american.edu/kogod/cybergov.
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