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Washington, DC, United States

Internship Program, Fall

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# Supreme Court Internship Program

The Supreme Court Internship Program provides students with a unique opportunity to gain an understanding of the role, functions, and history of the Supreme Court of the United States. The Program offers a comprehensive study experience and a chance to work in a professional environment. Special enrichment opportunities include attending Court sessions and seminars organized by the Supreme Court Fellows.

## Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Supreme Court Internship Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

- . Citizen
- Completed two semesters of undergraduate study
- Actively enrolled in an academic program concurrent with the internship term
- Returning to a degree program immediately following the internship term
- Participating in a federal fellowship program

Note: Law students are not eligible to participate in the Supreme Court Internship Program.

## Internship Opportunities

The Supreme Court Internship Program offers internship opportunities in the following offices:

- Office of the Counselor to the Chief Justice

The Counselor to the Chief Justice is a statutory position created in 1972 to aid in the increasingly complex planning and leadership duties of the Chief Justice. Interns in the Counselor’s Office conduct background research for briefings, draft correspondence, collect and track news articles, and assist in other projects as assigned.

## Qualifications

The Program is competitive and draws interns from a highly qualified applicant pool. Interns should possess:

- Demonstrated academic achievement
- Ability and willingness to work closely with others
- Flexibility
- Self-sustaining motivation and initiative
- Impeccable trustworthiness, discretion, and maturity
- Good judgment

Preference will be given to applicants prepared to work eight-hour days, five days per week. Some offices may accept interns available less than full time but at least four days per week.

## Salary

The Supreme Court Internship Program is unpaid. Interns are encouraged to pursue academic credit through their institutions of study and in consultation with the Supreme Court Internship Program.

## Duration

Interns selected for the fall and spring terms should plan to work for 16 weeks. Summer interns are expected to work for at least 12 weeks.

## How to Apply

A complete application includes the following:

- One-page cover letter
- Résumé
- College or graduate school transcript
- Short essay about a former Justice
- Two letters of recommendation

All documents must be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Interviews will follow for select candidates. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Internship offers are subject to successful completion of a security background check.

Application deadlines:

- For fall placement - June 15
- For spring placement - October 15
- For summer placement - March 1

Please submit questions regarding the Supreme Court Internship Program via web form or by . To apply online, please click [here](). Recommenders: To submit a recommendation, please click [here]().

Enrichment Opportunities, Professional Environment

Research, Drafting, Communication, Flexibility, Motivation, Initiative, Trustworthiness, Discretion, Maturity, Judgment

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Submit Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript, Short Essay, and Two Letters of Recommendation

Qualification and Experience U.S. Citizens, Completed two semesters of undergraduate study,

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# Supreme Court Internship Program

The Supreme Court Internship Program provides students with a unique opportunity to gain an understanding of the role, functions, and history of the Supreme Court of the United States. The Program offers a comprehensive study experience and a chance to work in a professional environment. Special enrichment opportunities include attending Court sessions and seminars organized by the Supreme Court Fellows.

## Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Supreme Court Internship Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

- . Citizen
- Completed two semesters of undergraduate study
- Actively enrolled in an academic program concurrent with the internship term
- Returning to a degree program immediately following the internship term
- Participating in a federal fellowship program

Note: Law students are not eligible to participate in the Supreme Court Internship Program.

## Internship Opportunities

The Supreme Court Internship Program offers internship opportunities in the following offices:

- Office of the Counselor to the Chief Justice

The Counselor to the Chief Justice is a statutory position created in 1972 to aid in the increasingly complex planning and leadership duties of the Chief Justice. Interns in the Counselor’s Office conduct background research for briefings, draft correspondence, collect and track news articles, and assist in other projects as assigned.

## Qualifications

The Program is competitive and draws interns from a highly qualified applicant pool. Interns should possess:

- Demonstrated academic achievement
- Ability and willingness to work closely with others
- Flexibility
- Self-sustaining motivation and initiative
- Impeccable trustworthiness, discretion, and maturity
- Good judgment

Preference will be given to applicants prepared to work eight-hour days, five days per week. Some offices may accept interns available less than full time but at least four days per week.

## Salary

The Supreme Court Internship Program is unpaid. Interns are encouraged to pursue academic credit through their institutions of study and in consultation with the Supreme Court Internship Program.

## Duration

Interns selected for the fall and spring terms should plan to work for 16 weeks. Summer interns are expected to work for at least 12 weeks.

## How to Apply

A complete application includes the following:

- One-page cover letter
- Résumé
- College or graduate school transcript
- Short essay about a former Justice
- Two letters of recommendation

All documents must be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Interviews will follow for select candidates. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Internship offers are subject to successful completion of a security background check.

Application deadlines:

- For fall placement - June 15
- For spring placement - October 15
- For summer placement - March 1

Please submit questions regarding the Supreme Court Internship Program via web form or by . To apply online, please click [here](). Recommenders: To submit a recommendation, please click [here]().



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