Summer Law Intern Program Participating Components

Listed below are the Summer 2019 Summer Law Intern Program participating components. Applicants must meet Summer Law Intern Program eligibility requirements for all positions listed below.  The Office of the Solicitor General imposes additional eligibility criteria (e.g., judicial clerkship requirements).   Applicants must meet any additional eligibility criteria specified by a hiring component by the application deadline.

Antitrust Division  | Civil Division | Executive Office for Immigration Review Office of Information Policy Office of Justice Programs (Office for Civil Rights) | Office of the Solicitor General  Tax Division U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia U.S. Parole Commission

Name of Component Number of Hires

Antitrust Division  

  • Washington, D.C. (9)
  • New York (1 )
  • Chicago (1 )
  • San Francisco (1)


Civil Division  (Candidates may apply only to the Civil Division as a whole; however, interviews and offers will be branch specific - the number of anticipated hires is listed by each branch.  Civil Division branch assignment opportunities are listed below.  Interview notifications will specify which Civil Division branch is considering the candidate.  All positions are in Washington, D.C.)

  • Appellate Staff (1) 
  • Commercial Litigation Branch (7)
  • Federal Programs Branch (4)
  • Office of Immigration Litigation (District Courts) (2)
  • Office of Immigration Litigation - Appellate (2)
  • Torts Branch (4)

Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)

Three EOIR components are hiring summer law interns. U.S. citizenship required.

  • Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) (1) for EOIR Headquarters, Falls Church, VA.
  • Office of the Director, EEO Staff (EEO) (1) for EOIR Headquarters, Falls Church, VA.
  • Office of the Chief Immigration Judge (OCIJ) (15) for placements in Arlington, VA and cities nationwide. EOIR OCIJ assignment locations may include any of the EOIR immigration courts. OCIJ offers will be location specific.

Office of Information Policy


Office of the Solicitor General 
(eligibility restricted to 3Ls who are entering a judicial clerkship in fall 2019/winter 2020)  

Current law students graduating this academic year who are applying for but have not yet accepted a clerkship, and wish to intern between law school graduation and the start of the clerkship, initially should apply to the Attorney General's Honors Program and, upon accepting a clerkship, log into their application and transfer to the Summer Law Intern Program.


Tax Division






Other Department components may participate informally in the Summer Law Intern Program.  They may not follow the regular Program timeline and may contact a candidate at any time during or after the review and selection process.  Some informal participants request to be listed on the online application. Applicants are then able to check a box to indicate their interest in being considered by that office. This does not count as one of an applicant's three employment preferences.

Office of Justice Programs (Office for Civil Rights) (2)

U.S. Parole Commission (2)

U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia (2)












Updated June 15, 2018

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