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Internship Opportunities

Background on the Standing Committee

The Standing Committee on Law and National Security conducts studies, sponsors programs and conferences, and administers working groups on law and national security related issues. The committee's activities are designed to assist policymakers, to educate lawyers, the media and the public, and to enable the committee to make recommendations to the American Bar Association governing body.

The standing committee provides research and advice on such subjects as: the congressional role in intelligence oversight, the legal system's ability to cope with transnational terrorism, the promotion of the rule of law in the intelligence and law enforcement communities, operations international law in the conduct of the military, and the role of law in preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Interns provide research in support of Committee initiatives. Strong writing skills required. 

The Standing Committe is currently not accepting applications. Please check back in Spring 2022. 

Read the position description.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, including hours and dates of availability, to: 

Holly McMahon
ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security
1050 Connecticut Avenue N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
[email protected]