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ABA Section of Litigation Judicial Intern Opportunity Program for 1Ls and 2Ls

Deadline: January 11, 2019

Eligibility:

The program is a full-time (32 hours per week), six-week minimum, summer internship program open to all first-or second-year diverse law students. 

The mission of the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program is to provide opportunities to students who are
members of racial and ethnic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the profession. The program
also provides opportunities to students with disabilities, students who are economically disadvantaged,
women and students who identify themselves as LGBT. elves as LGBT.

Students may indicate geographic location preferences on their applications, but may not request particular judges or courts.

Internships for students with an Intellectual Property Law focus will be offered in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Texas and Washington, DC. Students can indicate their interest on their application. These specialized spots are limited and any student applying to the program with a request for specialization will also be considered for general litigation internships.

See our program information for eligibility requirements  and frequently asked questions.  

Award: Interns will receive an award of $2,000.

Website: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/litigation/committees/jiop/