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Internship Information

POSITION LOCATION: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Policy, Washington, D.C. 20530.

QUALIFICATIONS: First- , second- , and third-year law students.  Excellent research and writing skills with Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw proficiency.  Demonstrated commitment to the Department’s mission and prior work experience with legal policy, legislation, regulatory matters, or judicial nominations preferred but not required.

Summer: May - August
Fall: August - December
Spring: January - May

Summer Internship: Receiving Applications December 1 - February 15
Fall Internship: Receiving Applications April 1 - June 1
Spring Internship: Receiving Applications September 1 - November 1

ASSIGNMENT: Legal interns will conduct legal and non-legal research and analysis, prepare memoranda and talking points, and assemble briefing books and other materials relating to legal and policy issues for the Assistant Attorney General, Deputy Assistant Attorneys General, and other members of the office.

SALARY: For applicants who do not have access to law school, public interest, or other acceptable funding sources, a stipend may be available upon request.  Alternatively, interns can provide services in exchange for work-study credit.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please submit a cover letter (specifying the dates of your availability and preference for remote work or telework), resume, and your most recent law school transcript (can be unofficial) in a consolidated PDF file (the file name to be saved as: YourLastName_YourFirstName_Fall2022InternApplication) to the following address via e-mail (

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.