Summer Law Intern Program Participating Components

Listed below are the Summer Law Intern Program participating components for summer 2023. Applicants must meet Summer Law Intern Program eligibility requirements for all positions listed below.  

Some hiring offices, listed separately below, have restricted eligibility (i.e., eligibility is restricted to graduating law students, who, by the application deadline, are formally committed to a qualifying eligibility preserving activity, such as a full-time judicial clerkship, legal fellowship, or graduate law program, and are seeking a position for the summer after law school graduation). Applicants must meet any additional specified eligibility criteria by the application deadline.

Antitrust Division  |  Civil Division Criminal Division  |  Executive Office for Immigration Review  |  Federal Bureau of PrisonsOffice for Access to Justice  | Office of Information Policy Office of Legal Counsel  |   Office of the Solicitor General  Office on Violence Against Women  | Professional Responsibility Advisory Office  Tax Division |  U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Indiana  | U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of South Carolina U.S. Parole Commission

FORMAL PARTICIPANTS  (Candidates may apply to up to three formal participants)

Name of Component Number of Hires

Antitrust Division  

Candidates may designate their interest in specific locations on the application. Interviews and offers will be location specific.

  • Washington, D.C. (8)
  • New York (2)
  • Chicago (1 )
  • San Francisco (1)

12

Civil Division 

Candidates must apply 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 (and section within each branch). Interview notifications will specify which Civil Division branch is considering the candidate. Positions are in Washington, D.C. 

17

Criminal Division

Positions are in Washington, D.C.

5

Executive Office for Immigration Review 

EOIR candidates may designate their interest in specific offices on the application.  

11

Federal Bureau of Prisons 

Candidates apply to the Bureau as a whole. Placements are available in the following locations:

  • Washington, D.C.
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Annapolis Junction, MD
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Kansas City, KS
  • Grand Prairie, TX
  • Stockton, CA

5

Office of Information Policy

Positions are in Washington, D.C. 

2

Office on Violence Against Women

Position is in Washington, D.C.

1

Professional Responsibility Advisory Office 

Positions are in Washington, D.C. 

2

Tax Division

Positions are in Washington, D.C. 

10-15

FORMAL PARTICIPANTS WITH RESTRICTED ELIGIBILITY

 

Office of Legal Counsel (OLC). Eligibility for some positions is restricted to 3Ls who are entering a qualifying eligibility preserving activity in fall 2023/winter 2024. Federal judicial clerkships are strongly preferred. Positions are in Washington, D.C. 

Current law students graduating this academic year who are applying for but have not yet accepted/formally committed to a qualifying eligibility preserving activity initially should apply to the Attorney General's Honors Program and, upon formally committing to an eligibility preserving activity, log into their application and transfer to the Summer Law Intern Program.

       1-2

Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) (Phillips Fellowship). Positions are in Washington, D.C. Eligibility is restricted to 3Ls who are entering a federal judicial clerkship in fall 2023/winter 2024. Current law students graduating this academic year who are applying for but have not yet accepted a federal 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.

         2

 

INFORMAL PARTICIPANTS

The following Department components will 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. Candidates may indicate interest in being considered by any of the organizations on the application. This does not count as one of an applicant's three employment preferences.

Office for Access to Justice (1)

Position is in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Parole Commission (2)  

Positions are in Washington, D.C. 

 

U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Indiana (4)

Positions are in Indianapolis, Indiana (3) and Evansville, Indiana (1). 

 

U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of South Carolina (3-4)

Positions may be in Columbia, Greenville, Florence or Charleston. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Updated August 24, 2022

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