Position Summary

The Association of American Law Schools (AALS), a 501(c)(3) higher education association, represents 176 American law schools and is located in downtown Washington, DC. AALS seeks one (1) undergraduate or graduate student to work approximately 20–25 hours per week, providing support to the Meetings Group, general administrative and office help at our Dupont Circle headquarters office as a Student Assistant. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will work remotely until further notice. However, this role will be expected to report to our Washington, DC office once operations return to normal.

 The ideal candidate will be detailed oriented, self-motivated, reliable, a great writer, able to manage multiple projects and meet established deadlines, a team player willing to assist other teams as needed, and willing to learn new things and ask questions as they arise, and willing to roll up his/her sleeves to help with any project or task assigned. This position requires significant use of Microsoft Office, general WordPress, or HTML skills, and will involve significant data entry. Candidates must be able to work 2-3 full days per week during normal business hours, Monday–Friday. Compensation is $18/hour.


*Duties that occupy a major portion of time and importance in the job; position is expanded to include duties as assigned.

  • Assist with Data entry into Association database, NetForum
  • Assist with session and program collection for the AALS Annual Meeting and other large events.
  • Support AALS Director of Meetings, Associate Director of Meetings, and Senior Meetings Manager with projects related to in person and virtual events including AALS Annual Meeting, AALS Clinical Conference, Workshop for New Law Teachers, and virtual Workshops
  • Assist with administrative projects as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


*Minimum education and experience needed to perform the job adequately.

  • Must be current college student either undergrad student of a 4-year college in their junior or senior year or graduate student pursuing a degree, Humanities or Arts and Sciences preferred
  • Detail oriented, well organized, excellent oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects at any given time; must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word


To apply, submit your resume to AALS Jobs. Please include your schedule of availability for consideration.

AALS Vaccination Guidelines

Before coming to the AALS office, all employees are required to receive a vaccination against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious reasonable accommodation is approved. If offered a job, the candidate must document that they have been vaccinated with one of the CDC-authorized vaccines or request an accommodation before their start date.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

AALS is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. AALS is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Applicants from all underrepresented groups, including people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and DACA recipients are encouraged to apply.