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The American Bar Association Section of Litigation is accepting applications for its 2021 Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP). The deadline to apply is January 10, 2021. Applications are only accepted electronically using this link. The mission of JIOP is to provide judicial internships to first- and second-year law students who are members of racial and ethnic groups traditionally underrepresented in the profession. The program also provides opportunities to students with disabilities, women, students who are economically disadvantaged, and students who identify as LGBT.

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The mission of the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program is to provide opportunities to students who are members of racial and ethnic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the profession.

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Five Alternative Legal Careers Beyond Courtrooms and Conventional Clients

By Rachel Scarafia – August 24, 2020 | Law students may want to consider a career as a government attorney, law teacher, legal consultant, human resources professional, or in-house counsel.

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Judicial Internships from a Judge's Perspective

Chief Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Judge William H. Orrick, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and Judge Zuberi B. Williams, District Court of Maryland, District 6, Montgomery County, Maryland, share their views on how to make the most of a judicial internship.

Navigating Your Path for Future Career Success with Advice from JIOP Alums

JIOP alumni discuss how interning for a judge as a law student shaped their legal careers through law school, preparing for the bar, networking, and current employment.

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