Employment - Internship Opportunities

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

QUALIFICATIONS: Rising 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 experience working 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 1
Fall Internship: Receiving Applications April 1 - June 1
Spring Internship: Receiving Applications August 1 - October 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: No compensation - volunteer or work-study credit only.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please submit a cover letter (specifying the dates of your availability), 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_Fall2021InternApplication) to the following address via e-mail (OLPinbox@usdoj.gov).

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Updated April 7, 2021

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