Legal Internship Opportunities
The Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS) hires three to four current law students to work as Legal Interns each spring, summer and fall. These positions are volunteer (i.e. uncompensated positions for course credit) and are open until filled.
Currently accepting applications for:
Second-year and third-year law students are eligible to apply. Prior to finalizing an appointment, all interns are required to undergo a security check, which includes a name and fingerprint clearance with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and a determination of suitability for employment based on the information a candidate provides in the security form.
Legal interns work directly with the Section's trial attorneys on a variety of assignments, ranging from conducting legal research and writing to assisting in the investigation and prosecution of child exploitation and obscenity offenses.
To be considered for a Summer 2014 internship position, please submit your materials no later than January 31, 2014. We review applications on a rolling basis.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, current law school transcript, and a legal writing sample 5-10 pages in length via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The cover letter should be addressed to the “CEOS Legal Internship Coordinator.” It is best to send all documents in .PDF format.
You may also mail your application using FedEx, UPS, DHL or other courier service to:
CEOS Legal Internship Coordinator
U.S. Department of Justice
Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section
1400 New York Avenue, 6th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20530
Note: If mailing application, do not use US Mail.
Applications will be reviewed after the application deadline. Applicants can expect a response on the outcome of their application approximately four to five weeks after the application deadline.