Summer Law Intern-Pathways/Law Clerk

Washington D.C.
Sep 05, 2018
Sep 05, 2018
Full Time

Not required - Not Required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • You must be a U.S. citizen or
  • Qualifying non-citizen (see Other Information)
  • Completion of at least one semester of law school is required
  • All Department of Justice employees are subject to a residency requirement. See

    The Summer Law Intern Program has specific eligibility requirements. For details, visit

    Full or part-time law students who have completed at least one full semester of legal study by the application deadline. In addition, graduating law students who are entering a full-time judicial clerkship, graduate law program, or qualifying fellowship may intern following law school graduation subject to eligibility rules. For details, see go to Eligibility is limited to U.S. citizens.

    Full- or part-time law students who have completed at least one full semester of legal study by the application deadline.

    Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security and suitability review.
    It is the policy of the Department to achieve a drug-free workplace and persons selected for employment will be required to pass a drug test that screens for illegal drug use prior to final appointment.
    U.S. citizens and qualifying non-U.S. citizens who meet immigration and appropriations law criteria may apply. See
    The appointment of non-U.S. Citizens is subject to strict security requirements and is extremely rare. Applicants who hold dual citizenship in the U.S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
    Moving and/or relocation expenses are not authorized.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Each participating hiring office independently selects interview candidates based on many elements of a candidate's background including academic achievement, law review or moot court experience, legal aid and clinical experience, and summer or part-time legal employment. The Department also considers specialized academic studies (including undergraduate and post-graduate degrees), work experience, and extracurricular activities that directly relate to the work of the Department. In addition, each hiring office considers the applicant's qualifications as they relate to its specific mission or legal practice areas.
    There are no required documents but see the SLIP Checklist at

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