Available Positions 

Student Trainee
Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington, D.C.
Desired Class: All
Salary: Compensated 
Deadline: August 19, 2020 
The Office of the Secretary (OS) plays a central role in ensuring the processing of Commission business. Office staff, among other things, review the legal and factual sufficiency of all SEC documents submitted to and approved by the Commission: schedule Commission meetings and ensure they are conducted in accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act; maintain records of official Commission actions; and provide public notice of those actions on the SEC.gov website & the Federal Register.
If selected, you will report directly to the Branch Chief who oversees the office's Commission Actions Monitoring team and the Rulemaking, Regulatory and Federal Register team. These responsibilities may include assisting with the various channels by which the Commission approves actions and maintains records of Commission actions; supporting the Commission's rulemaking agenda and regulatory functions; or reviewing a wide range of Commission documents, such as notices, orders, rulemakings, and other releases prior to their print and online publication.
Summer 2021 Student Honors Legal Program
Securities and Exchange Commission
Desired Class: 2L
Salary: Uncompensated 
Deadline: January 15, 2021
Law students will be assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions' work. Intern assignments range from supporting litigation to assisting with drafting new regulations to helping with reviews, exams or public outreach. For information about the opportunities and the work that interns do in specific division/offices within headquarters, please read the SEC's website. Internship opportunities in the Summer 2021 Student Honors Legal Program are full-time with a minimum hours requirement of 40 hours per week. This is determined and agreed upon based on the selectees academic course load schedule and division/office needs. You will have the opportunity to discuss schedule, hours, etc. upon selection and acceptance into the program.
Summer Law Intern Program
U.S. Department of Justice
Desired Class: 1L, 2L, 3L
Salary: Compensated 
Deadline: September 8, 2020 
How would you like to get paid for the experience of a lifetime?  That is just what the Department’s Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) has to offer. The SLIP is the Department’s competitive recruitment program for compensated summer internships.  Law students who participate in the SLIP benefit from an exceptional legal experience and invaluable exposure to the Department of Justice.  Interns represent diverse backgrounds and  interests, and come from a wide range of law schools throughout the country. 
Selection Criteria: Justice takes pride in the fact that it considers the “whole candidate” when making selections for employment. Selections are made based on many elements of a candidate’s background, including a demonstrated commitment to government service, academic achievement, leadership, law review or moot court experience, legal aid and clinical experience, past employment, and extracurricular activities that relate to the work of the Department.
Attorney General’s Honors Program
U.S. Department of Justice
Desired Class: Graduating Law School in 2021 and Recent Graduates
Salary: Compensated; Benefits
Deadline: September 8, 2020 
Since 1953, the Attorney General’s Honors Program has been recognized as the nation's premier entry-level federal attorney recruitment program.  The Honors Program attracts candidates from hundreds of law schools across the country representing a broad cross-section of experiences and interests.  Selections are made based on many elements of a candidate’s background, including a demonstrated commitment to government service, academic achievement, leadership, journal, moot court and mock trial experience, clinical experience, past employment, and extracurricular activities that relate to the work of Justice and the relevant component.  The Department of Justice seeks high caliber attorneys to advance its mission and welcomes applications from candidates whose backgrounds reflect the Nation's rich diversity.
Legal Fellow, 2021
National Center for Youth Law
Desired Class: Graduating Law School in 2021
Salary: $62,503.00
Deadline: June 30, 2021
NCYL is seeking to sponsor applicants for Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Soros, Bridge, and other fellowships. This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in working in one or more of NCYL’s general areas of focus: Education, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Health, Mental Health and Immigration.

Our campaigns weave together multiple strategies, including:

  • Impact litigation

  • Policy development and advocacy

  • Partnerships with public agencies

  • Demonstration sites in which we work directly with children, youth and families

  • Coalition building

  • Building the capacity of community-based organizations

Candidates do not need to have a specific fellowship project in mind. We will work with fellowship candidates to develop appropriate project ideas.

Essential Functions: Co-design and implement a project that advances justice for marginalized children and youth while serving as an attorney.



  • Interest in working in one or more of NCYL’s general areas of focus

  • Commitment to advancing justice by protecting the rights of children and improving the systems that impact their lives;

  • Commitment to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion;

  • Ability to work independently, as well as work on a team;

  • Relevant experience and education required for Soros Justice Fellowship.

  • Graduating law school in Spring 2021 or or have been clerking since graduating law school in a prior year


Salary & Benefits: This is a full-time exempt position. Salary is competitive at $62,503.00. NCYL provides health, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick benefits, commuter benefits and employer contribution to a retirement plan.


How to Apply: Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2021. Please submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts (unofficial is acceptable) and a list of three references.

The National Center for Youth Law is committed to hiring a group of fellows that reflect the racial and cultural diversity of our clients. Applicants of color, those who will increase the diversity of NCYL, and those with personal experience in our practice areas are strongly encouraged to apply as a fellow.

NCYL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, ethnic background, sex, disability, size, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, color, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, or genetic information.  Applicants who will increase the diversity of NCYL are strongly encouraged to apply.

Internship, Legal and Public Affairs
Robert Chinn Foundation/Asian Hall of Fame
Desired Class: Candidates 21-years old and over
Salary: Uncompensated
Deadline: Rolling 
Our Young Professionals Program is a talent incubator program that identifies and cultivates outstanding young professionals through high-impact projects and executive networks. In collaboration with the CEO and board influencers, interns will develop and complete special projects that will enhance their professional portfolio and advance the Foundation’s mission. All interns receive a recommendation letter from the Chairman of the Board and CEO. Based on performance, interns may be invited to apply for employment, grant prize, and/or board committee membership. Examples of possible projects include:
 Launch and develop Lawyers for the Arts
 Draft and review contracts with celebrities and artists
 Develop community grant engagement program
Asian descent is not necessary but a strong interest in advancing cross-cultural collaboration is required. Due to the confidential nature of our celebrities, a background and reference check will be required prior to offer.
Internship, Congress and U.S. Foreign Policy, Summer 2020
Council on Foreign Relations
Washington D.C.
Desired Class: 1L, 2L
Salary: Compensated - Undisclosed; "Competitive"
Deadline: Rolling until Filled; Starts in June
The Washington External Affairs team is comprised of the Congress and U.S. Foreign Policy program and CFR's diplomatic and executive branch initiatives. The Congress program engages members of Congress and their staffs on both sides of the aisle with a weekly roundtable policy discussion series, monthly briefings for Senate chiefs of staff, breakfast meetings for members of Congress, and other on-demand briefings. The program is responsible for distribution of CFR publications and other relevant materials to Capitol Hill.
Law Clerk [Part-Time]
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Various CA: Ontario (108003), San Francisco (108211), Los Angeles (111414)
Desired Class: 2L, 3L
Salary: Compensated - Undisclosed; "Competitive"
Deadline: Rolling until Filled

Liberty Mutual Insurance has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic law student who is interested in making an immediate and valued contribution.  As a Law Clerk you will provide technical support to staff attorneys, perform legal research and assist in drafting and filing legal documents.


Responsibilities: Performs legal research utilizing both written and electronic sources, assists attorneys in brief and opinion writing, prepares draft memos, gathers and compiles facts and relevant case information, drafts pleadings and motions, assists attorneys in preparing for depositions and trials.

Law Clerk
Oregon State Government
Salem, OR
Desired Class: 2L, 3L, Recent Graduates
Salary: $4,582 - $7,459
Deadline: Sept. 9, 2020
ISome of the experience you gain may differ based on the court and the types of cases each court handles.  However, you will spend a lot of your time researching and writing regardless for which court you work.  You will research complex legal issues that arise in the course of cases on appeal.  You will evaluate petitions for review requesting consideration of cases by the Oregon Supreme Court.  You will discuss legal issues with judges and others (as appropriate).  As a law clerk, you draft and edit opinions or memoranda to be used in preparing opinions.  You prepare pre-argument case summaries or memoranda, summaries of opinions, proofread and check citations in opinions, and perform other related tasks when needed. Positions last for a duration of two years, generally. 
Note: There is a separate posting for a law clerk for the Office of Appellate Comissioner due June 01, 2020. 
Project-Based Legal Fellowship
UnCommon Law w/ Skadden and Equal Justice Works
Oakland, CA
Desired Class: Expected 2021 Graduate 
Salary: Undisclosed
Deadline: July 1, 2020
UCL is seeking candidates to sponsor for project-based fellowships in subject areas of their own interest. Some past project ideas have included: (1) advocating for young people sentenced to life terms for crimes committed under the age of 26; (2) developing a training program for formerly incarcerated people to prepare people in prison for their parole hearings; (3) advocating for more robust gender-based trauma training and awareness in the Board hearing process; and (4) conducting legislative research and advocacy regarding introducing trauma-informed programming into prisons across California. 
Legal Intern
Los Angeles, CA
Desired Class: 1L, 2L, 3L
Salary: Not mentioned
Deadline: Not mentioned
Under the supervision of the Legal Director, the fellow will play a significant role in EJS’s ongoing litigation, legislative, and policy advocacy. They will also support the organization’s coalition building projects, programs and events, and work with the development team on funding proposals and reports and meetings with funders. Duties include writing legal memos and briefs; engaging with co-counsel, clients and community members; policy research; drafting bill language; and other legislative work, among other duties.
Nestle 2L Summer Internship
Nestle USA
Arlington, VA
Desired Class: 2L
Salary: Undisclosed
Deadline: Not Mentioned
Our Legal 2L Internship is a paid, full time, 10-12 week summer internship. This comprehensive program provides law students completing their second year of studies with the opportunity to intern with the in-house legal team at our Arlington, Virginia headquarters. Participants will receive hands-on experience working with the Nestlé Legal team in areas such as intellectual property, litigation, commercial contracts, employment, advertising, food law and general legal matters. In–house lawyers will provide mentoring to participants with developmental feedback to gain a better understanding of the unique role of an in-house law department at the world’s largest food company.

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